Nel 2016 l’Italia ha confermato la seconda posizione tra i maggiori esportatori mondiali di prodotti biologici (1,91 miliardi di euro) alle spalle degli Stati Uniti (2,4 miliardi) ma davanti ad Olanda (928 milioni), Vietnam(817 milioni) e Spagna (778 milioni). A crescere è stata anche l’attenzione delle PMI del Belpaese verso i prodotti bio: nel 20...

When: Tuesday, November 21st at 6pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute, 500 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450, The exhibition will be on view through January 8, 2018 On the occasion of the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial, September 16, 2017 through January 8, 2018, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Chicago Architecture Biennial are pleased to...

A pistachio-flavoured ice cream from Spoleto was voted the world's best flavour at the Gelato World Tour Finals in Rimini yesterday. Alessandro Crispini of Spoleto's Gelateria Crispini uses three types of pistachio from Sicily - two from Bronte and one from the Agrigento area. "Many people may think pistachio is a banal flavour," the Umbrian winner...

Abbiamo più volte sottolineato l’importanza del mercato USA per l’export tricolore non solo per i numeri record fatti registrare nel 2016, ma soprattutto per le enormi potenzialità che questo offre e alla crescente richiesta di Made in Italy negli Stati meno battuti dalle aziende nostrane. Basti pensare che soltanto in ambito agroalimentare l’Itali...

From north to south, beer is slowly entrenching itself into the culture of Italians. The vineyards of Veneto, Tuscany and Sicily are famous for their Prosecco, Chianti and Nero d'Avola wines respectively. All are synonymous with Italy's image of elegance, decadence and dolce vita. Yet Italian microbreweries, of which there are now more than 500 pr...

Made in Italy is not just a label that indicates the country of origin, Made in Italy has became a brand. And as it happens with other popular brands, it often suffers from numerous imitations and falsifications. That is the question lots of people ask themselves every single day all over the world.  And the “victims” of the falsifications are not...

Top-flight American talent may have deserted New York Fashion Week this season, but it's still the dream for at least one up-and-coming Italian designer who made his Big Apple debut Friday. GCDS -- aka "God Can't Destroy Streetwear" -- unveiled a fun, flirty fantasy inspired by Truman Capote's novel "The Swans of Fifth Avenue" on the second day of...

High-performance sports car and fine watch enthusiasts will have an opportunity to examine rare and valuable collectibles up close during a Ferrari cruise-in, slated for Sept. 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at James Free Jewelers, 3100 Far Hills Ave., Kettering. The event, which is free and open to the public, is being coordinated with the Ferrari Club...

Protetta dietro ai silenzi bizantini di Ravenna, al terzo anno di attività e incentrata sull’Aida di Verdi, l’Italian Opera Academy di Riccardo Muti si presenta con un duplice profilo: da un lato, è luogo eletto di alta formazione per i giovani direttori d’orchestra di domani, dall’altro è un progetto-pilota, interamente sostenuto dal mecenatismo p...

Thus spake designer Paul Rand, a man who knew something about making an impression, having created iconic logos for such immediately recognizable brands as ABC, IBM, and UPS. An example of Rand’s observation, La Linea, aka Mr. Line, a beloved and deceptively simple cartoon character drawn with a single unbroken line, began as a shill for an Italian...