According to the latest estimates by Coldiretti, the association of Italian farmers, total Italian food and beverage exports are expected to be 60 billion euros by the end of 2022. The analysis is based on Istat’s foreign trade data for the first seven months of 2022, which show +19.5 percent average growth despite the war unleashed by Russia in Uk...

Italian olive oil exports increased by +23 percent in value in the first half of 2022, despite climate change negatively affecting production and international tensions related to the war in Ukraine. These data emerge from the latest report by the Italian farmers’ association, Coldiretti, on the national olive-growing heritage and consumption in It...

 The samples of Italian extra virgin olive oil have reached the International Space Station, thanks to a project included in the framework of the agreement between the Italian Space Agency and CREA, in collaboration with Coldiretti and Unaprol-Consorzio Olivicolo Italiano. As part of its role as National Agency, ASI promoted the project and, in the...

Export sales of Apulian extra virgin olive oils are soaring, with a jump of +51% in the first six months of 2022 (compared to the same period last year), even though drought and production costs, have risen by more than +20% due to speculation and the conflict in Ukraine, are jeopardizing the viability of producers. This is according to an analysis...

Buoyed by falling euro quotations against the dollar, with a +19 percent jump Italian food exports achieve yet another historic record. More than a third of the value of the Italian F&B system is realized outside the borders of the European Union. This is according to an analysis by the Italian farmers’ association Coldiretti on the effects of the...

The global turnover of fake 'Italian' food products has risen to an annual 120 billion euros, Coldiretti farmers group said Monday. "Due to the continued rise of Italian sounding brands, over two-thirds of 'Italian' food products in the world are now fake," it said, adding that the Ukraine war's impact on world trade had exacerbated the situation.A...

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,...