by Claudia Astarita   Rome is getting ready to host the big international event, second only to Maker Faire in the US. There will be more than 600 stalls with more that 700 inventions carefully selected among the most brilliant ones.   Moreover, the whole 15.000 m² area will host workshops and seminars held by the most important speak...

Elite Heritage serves as a dedicated platform that will soon start offering high quality Italian products in the segments of food, apparel, leather products, furniture, and any other product with a special care for detail and the pursuit of elegance. In addition, the site provides users with information related to travel, Italian food and recipes,...

"Una buona idea per rafforzare la promozione dei prodotti italiani all'estero e tutelarli da possibili e purtroppo frequenti contraffazioni è venuta la scorsa settimana nel corso dell'incontro, al quale ho partecipato, avvenuto in Senato per la presentazione del disegno di legge sull'istituzione del marchio "Italian Quality", il cui primo firmatari...

"In Italia siamo grandi, qui dei nani. Dobbiamo crescere, è il mercato ad imporcelo". Francesco Zonin - vicepresidente della casa vinicola vicentina e responsabile commerciale – non ha dubbi.   Il mercato statunitense offre al vino italiano grandi soddisfazioni ma le regole del gioco qui sono profondamente diverse, anzitutto dal punto di vis...

Summer has yet to deliver its full range of vegetables, but one stalwart crop that keeps on giving is Brassica rapa (from rapum, Latin for "turnip"). Brimming with flavor, this vegetable is known variously in its native Italy as cime di rapa ("turnip tops"), broccoletti di rape or just rape (pronounced räp'-eh), rapi, rappini, friarielli, vrucculi...

by Silvia Pieraccini   Welcome to the future of men's fashion fairs. A future in which demand and supply – and therefore retail buyers on one side and manufacturing companies on the other - are hunting around for new ways to present brands and new formulas that are able to highlight their value.   They are looking for hybrid solutions...

by Gordon Sorlini   What do Bill Gates, Naomi Campbell, Italian President Giorgio Napolitano and Benedict XVI have in common? They all own at least one writing instrument made by Italy's Aurora. The company has been producing high-end fountain pens (some customized models can cost well into six figures), ballpoints, roller ball pens and mech...

October is National Pasta Month, celebrating one of America's favorite foods. De Cecco is America's favorite imported Italian pasta, perfect for every table. Leading chefs the world over choose De Cecco because they know the secret to superior pasta creations – the De Cecco difference! To mark the occasion, De Cecco debunks myths and offers little...

by Alessandra Selgi-Harrigan It's a little piece of Italy nestled in the Coronado Plaza with men's and women's clothing, beauty products and accessories all carefully chosen for the Coronado shoppers. Books about Italy are on the coffee table and you can sip espresso while perusing the one-of-a-kind pieces imported from Italy, Europe and made in t...

Italian pasta continues its march on international markets (+ 3.6% in volume and €2 billion in value in 2014), but the obstacles are multiplying and the producers have requested and obtained the establishment of a Control Room for their product, sanctioned by a ministerial decree signed by the Ministries of Agriculture and Economic Development. Th...