Giuliano Hazan, Italian chef, cookbook author, culinary instructor and son of the late renowned Italian cookbook author Marcella Hazan, is launching a line of Italian specialty foods under the “Giuliano’s Classic” moniker. The products include tomato sauce, extra-virgin olive oil and carnaroli rice so Italian-food lovers can create authentic flavor...

When an all-Italian passion becomes export success: Oleificio Zucchi continues its conquest of the USA market as one of the stars of Summer Fancy Food 2017, North America's biggest exhibition for food buyers, to be held at the Javits Center in New York from June 25-27. Zucchi, which specializes in the production of expertly blended extra virgin oli...

For the first edition of the LA Food Bowl festival, organized by the Los Angeles Times, the Italian Institute of Culture of Los Angeles intends to focus the attention on the excellence of our culinary products with two events dedicated entirely to one of the most appreciated Italian products all around the world: Olive Oil. While the brand Filippo...

Until recently, an olive oil's label and the bottles' position on a grocery store's shelf guided my purchase. Those boasting "first cold press," "extra virgin," "Italian," or similar alleged indicators of quality from the top shelf were what I grabbed and happily used. So I was skeptical when I read that my $25 bottle of oil was likely a sham and l...

L’olio extravergine d’oliva conquista la West Coast. In occasione della prima edizione del festival enogastronomico «LA Food Bowl» organizzato dal Los Angeles Times (al quale partecipa anche lo chef Massimo Bottura) e in anticipazione della seconda settimana della Cucina italiana nel mondo, l’Istituto italiano di Cultura della città californiana ha...

Once again, Italy achieved major success at the 2017 New York International Olive Oil Competition (NYIOOC), with a record 124 awards among 198 entries. The country ranked first in both the number of contestants and awarded brands. Italian producers achieved outstanding results even after fighting the hardships of one of the worst harvest seasons in...

When: Monday, May 08, 2017 From 6:00 pm To 7:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute, 1023 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024 Organized by : IIC - In collaboration with : Filipo Berio & LIngua Viva - Entrance : Free On the occasion of the Los Angeles Times Food Bowl and the 150th anniversary of Filippo Berio a special presentation on one of the m...

Precision agriculture and wi-fi connections to save olive trees. This, in short, is the mission carried out by Italian food tech startup called Elaisian, founded by three young entrepreneurs in November last year. “Thanks to an agronomic algorithm,” said Damiano Angelici, Elaisian CEO, “we can give olive oil producers advice on what’s best to be do...

Two great appointments for DOP Riviera Ligure extra virgin olive oil: from the heart of Europe to the US East Coast. The DOP Riviera Ligure olive oil is participating at the International Tourism Exchange in Berlin (ITB Berlin), scheduled March 8th to 12th. Liguria region is already scheduled on March 7th, within the "I love Italia” initiative, the...

Best from Italy’s mission is to provide the best quality products from Italy, only the original Made in Italy and import them to the USA, a country where a lot of products may say “Made in Italy” but it’s not really true. According to journalist Tom Mueller, speaking on the popular CBS News program “60 Minutes,” an astonishing 80% of the extra virg...