Durante il 2° Forum Wpp The European House-Ambrosetti, l'ad di Lavazza (www.lavazza.it), Antonio Baravalle, ha raccontato l'esperienza della sua azienda alle prese con il mercato Oltreoceano.   L'ambizione di Lavazza per il Nord America è quella di farne il secondo mercato dopo l'Italia, nei prossimi cinque anni: i fattori chiave saranno la...

by Kate Heddings   Did you know that burping at dinner in India is a sign of appreciation? Or that slurping your soup in Japan is totally appropriate? Knowing the ins and outs of table manners in other countries is a pretty handy thing. In her new cookbook, Love is Eating, which focuses on simple, healthy Italian recipes, Paola Lovisetti S...

Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti got a taste of home Sunday when she tried out a new espresso maker that is part creature comfort and part science experiment. Cristoforetti made her first cup of espresso in space as teams of engineers looked on from Earth.   Video recorded aboard the space station showed Cristoforetti and NASA a...

Sunday November 8, 2015 is National Cappuccino Day. Lavazza, Italy's most authentic coffee wants to help you celebrate this special day the right way! They have enlisted their brand ambassadors and stars of Food Networks, "Extra Virgin" Gabriele Corcos and Debi Mazar to explain how drinking cappuccino in Italy differs from drinking cappuccino in th...

Espresso has always been identified as one of the symbols of the Italian tradition. Usually, it is attributed to Italy in a generic manner, but as the company's motto affirms "it's not just from Italy, it's from Naples where espresso is a passion". It is right in Naples where Kimbo has been producing its coffee since 1963, faithful to the Neapolita...

On a late October morning, the wind howls through the winding streets of ancient Otranto. Whitecaps curl up from a bright blue sea, smashing against the fortified walls of the southern Italian city. Otranto was once considered the easternmost tip of Western civilization, with just under 50 miles of Mediterranean sea separating the city from Albania...

Recently the Wharton School of Business published an intriguing interview with Riccardo Illy, chairman of Gruppo illy, and Marco Mari of the Italia Innovation Program. The conversation focused on areas of manifested Italian leadership, areas of great potential and areas where more work is needed to bring Italy to the forefront of innovation in a gl...

by Maria Gloria   December, the month we celebrate Christmas, exchange presents with our friends and wish all "Buon Natale," I got to thinking that some people, by their efforts, wind up enriching an entire community or in the case of Carlo DiRuocco, the entire West Coast and beyond with their gift of espresso.   No, Signor DiRuocco d...

We are overly superstitious. Italians can take superstition to the next level. Avoiding walking under a ladder is pretty common, but things can get tricky when someone refuses to carry on driving because a black cat has just crossed their path.   To avoid "sfortuna," or bad luck, one would make a substantial detour. After tripping up, i...

After 18 years in an assuming little building on South Carrollton Avenue, chef "Nino" Bongiorno plans to close his doors there for the final time at the end of next month. "Everyone knows me, and everyone cries," Bongiorno said of word about his plans to close getting out.   But fans of Nino's chicken marsala and red wine still have rea...