I ministeri delle Politiche agricole alimentari e forestali e dei Beni culturali e del turismo hanno proclamato il 2018 Anno nazionale del cibo italiano. Da gennaio hanno preso il via, quindi, una serie di manifestazioni, iniziative, eventi legati alla cultura e alla tradizione enogastronomica dell'Italia. Per far conoscere l’esperienza agroalimen...

It seems its name has very ancient origins, probably rooted in the Latin word mortarium, indicating the mortar used to ground pork meat. Originally, its production area went from Lazio to modern Romagna, where acorn-rich woods provided a perfect living environment for free roaming, wild pigs.  Mortadella is cited in cooking books of the 14th centur...

Italy boasted record levels of growth in 2017. Exports grew by 7.4 percent, valued at a total of about 450 billion euros. The leading exports were in technology-intensive sectors like the automotive industry, pharmaceuticals, and machines. This high growth, the highest since before the Eurozone financial crisis, comes a year after Michele Scannavin...

Slow Wine’s 10th annual US Tour and launch of their annual guide was held last month in four cities across the US, to an enthusiastic reception from trade, press, and consumers. Grand Tastings, which brought together Italian and Californian producers for the first time ever, were held on February 27th in Atlanta at the Southern Exchange, March 1st...

Italian wine sales overtake France’s in the United States. According to latest Vinitaly-Nomisma Wine Monitor survey on customs data, in the first two months of 2018 the value of Italian wine grew by 3.8%, compared to French wine’s +3.4%. In this race, Made in Italy products’ sales are in the first place with 243 million euro against 227 million eur...

Not just one of the most renown Milanese studios dedicated to architecture and design in the world: Piero Lissoni is a symbol of “Italian made”, of a Renaissance vision and a humanistic approach to design, of an attention to detail and a passion for beauty.  Whether it is furniture for the Living Divani and Porro brands or a Boffi kitchen – some of...

Every year, 800 Italian food companies are entering foreign markets for the first time. In 2017, Italian Food & Beverage exports increased by around 7% on 2016, with an expected turnover at the end of the year of about 32 billion euros. The most important destination of Italian food products are Europe and, increasingly, the United States. Accordin...

E' stata dedicata agli Stati Uniti la settima edizione di OperaWine, l'evento che precede l'apertura ufficiale di Vinitaly al Palazzo della Gran Guardia di Verona giunto alla settima edizione. Erano 107 - di cui 13 nuove realtà - quest'anno i produttori selezionati dalla rivista Wine Spectator a rappresentare il più prestigioso made in Italy. Primo...

The 14 companies of the Gustoso Sicilian Food Excellence network - Molini Riggi, Bruno Ribadi Brewery, Made Fruit, Marullo srl, Tonnino Winery, Gustibus Alimentari, Miscela D'Oro, Asaro, Pannitteri, Valle del Dittaino, Olive di Sicilia, Sabadì, Caffo Distillery, Chioccilia - from Tuesday 17th to Friday 20th April will have the opportunity to meet 8...

Grande attesa per l’International Franchise Expo 2018 di New York che si terrà dal 31 maggio al 2 giugno nella splendida cornice dello Javits Center. Per il secondo anno consecutivo i franchisor ed i concept italiani saranno ospitati all’interno del Padiglione Italia organizzato in esclusiva da IBS North America in collaborazione con ICE Agenzia, C...