Sometimes, (virtually) wandering around the United States getting to now Italian American leaders, I end up meeting somebody who really is committed to promote and celebrate the Italian culture, our language, our values. I live in Italy, and for me it is always incredibly inspiring to see how much love there is for my country, outside of it. Today...

Yale University’s School of Public Health is set to host its first conference on olive oil next month. The two-day event will bring together people from diverse disciplines to discuss a variety of topics including olive oil chemistry and health, testing methods, the impacts of climate change and disease on its cultivation, as well as the potential...

Colavita (https://www.colavita.com), the leading family-owned and operated Italian extra virgin olive oil in the United States, is proud to announce the opening of a new dedicated production and distribution facility in Dixon, California. The new location will allow for enhanced production capabilities and efficiencies, greater collaboration with W...

The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday rejected a class member’s challenge to the settlement of an action under which purchasers of Flippo Berio olive oil—which proclaimed on their labels, “Imported From Italy”—-will receive, subject to provisos, 50 cents for every bottle they purchased between May 23, 2010 and June 30, 2015. The settlem...

There are several sectors of the economy in which the United States is a world leader. One of these is undoubtedly that of advertising, which brings with it the fundamental link with the world of commerce. In the golden age of Madison Avenue, New York, the history of commercial communication was made. The guest of this interview is one of the prota...

A new study on sexual health may have a lot of men running to their favorite Italian restaurant tonight. According to scientists in Greece, olive oil may be better than Viagra when it comes to boosting sexual performance. The study, published by the University of Athens, examined over 600 men and found that an olive oil-rich diet cut the risk of er...

Tours and tastings at olive oil estates and wineries are a popular part of any trip to Italy, but why visit for only an hour or two when you can spend the night? Several of these estates throughout the country hope to attract overnight guests with new accommodations and a lineup of activities. Hanging your hat in a winery or with a local olive oil...

Italy is bizarrely replete with more than 350 different grape varieties. The Romans must have loved it. Northern Italy has its share of established enotourism locales—such as Tuscany and Piemonte—which are well known foci for visitors. Now other regions of Italy are realizing the benefits and potential of wine tourism. Portions of southern Italy su...

Historical Italian olive oil company Filippo Berio came to the Summer Fancy Food Show 2018 in New York to present its latest products, including a successful brand extension in vinegars, balsamic glazes and pestos. Italianfood.net interviewed CEO Marco De Ceglie to know something more about Filippo Berio’s innovations: Italian extra virgin olive oi...

Join us for our nationwide olive oil festival, Festa dell'Olio: a celebration of extra virgin olive oil, from branch to bottle.  From July 5-15, Eataly USA is honoring one of Italy's most prized ingredients: extra virgin olive oil. Celebrate this culinary gold with us as you explore our vast selection of regional varieties, enjoy complimentary tast...