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...

Purchases of Italian cheeses all over the world set another historical record. Exports, also driven by the reopening of restaurants, have increased by +7.5% in the first four months of 2021. According to an analysis by the Italian farmers association, Coldiretti, on the basis of Istat data, Italian cheeses exports recorded a value of over one billi...

In the last decade pesticide sales have plummeted by -32% in Italian agriculture, which ranks as the greenest in Europe. This is what emerges from an analysis by Italian farmers association Coldiretti on Eurostat data for the period between 2011 and 2019. This trend is in contrast to other major producing countries’ such as Spain and Germany, where...

Sugli alimenti importati è stata individuata una presenza irregolare di residui chimici più che tripla rispetto a quelli Made in Italy, con i pericoli che si moltiplicano per gli ortaggi stranieri venduti in Italia che sono oltre otto volte più pericolosi della media dei prodotti nazionali. È quanto emerge da una analisi della Coldiretti sull’ultim...

Italian agriculture is the greenest in Europe after a record cut of 20% in pesticide use. On the contrary, pesticides are increasingly used in France, Germany, and Austria. According to Italian farmers association Coldiretti reporting the latest Eurostat analysis (for the period 2011 – 2018), pesticides use in France – Italy’s main competitor for t...

E’ corsa alla pasta Made in Italy che utilizza solo grano nazionale con il mercato dei cibi patriottici in grande espansione che ha raggiunto il valore record di 7,1 miliardi e interessa ormai il 25% di tutti gli alimenti sugli scaffali dei supermercati con bandiere, simboli, scritte e denominazioni che richiamano il Belpaese. E’ quanto emerge da u...

The 2020 extraordinary plan to support Italy’s food exports , in difficulty due to the coronavirus emergency, is now underway. It is worth 44.6 billion euros and represents a driving force for the entire Made in Italy. This is what Italian farmers association Coldiretti announced at the sidelines of the meeting at Italy’s Ministry of Foreign Affair...

Home gardening is a growing hobby. The numbers say it all. According to a study by Coldiretti/Ixè, 6 out of 10 Italians dedicate time on their own terrace, balcony and garden to producing vegetables and fruit themselves. Creating a vegetable garden at home has countless advantages. It has beneficial effects on the body, mood and health. For example...

Italian restaurants abroad are not always the happy oasis one hopes to find. The causes of some disappointing experiences are attributable to the cuisine, but also to the choice of products, which are often presented as Italian when they are not. After all, outside Italy there are as many as 90 thousand restaurants, pizzerias and pastry shops, offi...

Con un balzo del 9% nelle bottiglie esportate lo spumante italiano conquista le tavole nel mondo dove per Natale e Capodanno 2019 ci sarà il record storico di brindisi Made in Italy. E’ quanto emerge da una analisi della Coldiretti dalla quale si evidenzia che a fine anno sarà raggiunto per la prima volta il record storico annuale delle vendite all...