Food has become the main wealth of Italy for a value of 575 billion euros in 2021, up +7% compared to 2020 despite the difficulties related to the pandemic. This is what emerges from the analysis of Coldiretti – the association of Italian farmers – released on the occasion of Cibus 2022. Overall, the Italian food & beverage is now worth almost a qu...

With the growth of +21.6% in the first two months of 2022, Italian food exports achieved yet another all-time best result according to an analysis by the Italian farmers’ association Coldiretti on Istat data released on the occasion of the Cibus 2022 trade show. The international food exhibition is underway, until May 6, at the Parma exhibition cen...

Italian wine exports achieved an all-time high in 2021, growing +12% in value thanks to the reopening of restaurants all over the world after many difficult months characterized by the pandemic shutdowns. This is what emerges from an analysis by the Italian farmers’ association Coldiretti based on Istat data on the occasion of the 2022 edition of V...

The turnover of the Italian food sector grew by +16.5% (source: analysis of the Italian farmers association Coldiretti on Istat data, November 2021 vs November 2022) also thanks to yet another positive record for exports. In fact, the value of export sales of Italian f&b in 2021 approached €52 billion. The highest ever. “During the Covid emergency,...

In 2021, golbal sales of Italian fresh fruit and vegetables increased by +8%, for an all-time high value of about 5.7 billion euros. This confirms the vital and strategic role of the sector despite the problems caused by climate change and Covid emergency. These data are the result of Italian farmers association Coldiretti’s projections, presented...

The Christmas and New Year festivities marked a new record for Made in Italy food exports, which reached a total value of 4.4 billion euros in this period alone, thus recording an increase of 11% compared to last year's figures. This is underlined by the analysis prepared by Coldiretti based on ISTAT data, from which it emerges that the double-digi...

Compared to 2019, sales of bresaola made with Italian raw material increased by +17%. However, to date, Italian meat satisfies just between 4 and 5% of total production. These numbers are still limited, but they are destined to grow quickly also thanks to the important agreement just signed in Rome by associations of producers such as Filiera Itali...

The recent increase in Italy’s industrial production is largely due to the all-time high of Italian food exports: +13% for an estimated annual value of €52 billion in 2021, if the current trend is maintained. This is what emerges from the latest analysis of the Italian farmers association Coldiretti on Istat data about the growth of industrial prod...

Italian farmers' association Coldiretti has said the nation's wine output is forecast to fall significantly this year, with extreme-weather events linked to the climate crisis having a massive impact on the sector. It said Italy is set to remain the world's biggest wine producer this year with an output of 44.5 million hectolitres, despite a foreca...

With an expected harvest of about 315,000 tons, Italy’s national statistics agency (Istat) confirmed the country will once again be the world’s second-largest olive oil producer. The country sits far behind Spain, at an estimated 1.2 to 1.35 million tons, but will exceed the harvests in Tunisia, with 250,000 tons, and Greece and Turkey, with 200,00...