L'agroalimentare Made in Italy rischia di pagare un conto salatissimo, circa un miliardo di euro, dopo il verdetto del Wto che ha ufficializzato l'entità delle compensazioni che gli americani potranno chiedere all'Ue per gli aiuti illegali a Airbus: 7,5 miliardi. La lista dei prodotti interessati dalle misure ritorsive - che potrebbero arrivare ad...

After decades of planting primarily French grapes, American producers have started to embrace Italian varieties. About 2,000 native grape varieties are cultivated in Italy. While Sangiovese, Barbera and Nebbiolo have increased in popularity for decades, relative unknowns, like Fiano, Teroldego, Sagrantino and Lagrein, have cropped up in vineyards a...

Nicola Causin was 17 years old when he started working with glass. "It was like falling in love," he said. That love hasn't faded after 34 years of honing his craft on Murano, a short boat ride from Venice – and the epicenter of the Venetian glass-making industry. "It's always a challenge; you have to be very humble in front of this material. It's...

Assocamerestero, l’Associazione delle 78 Camere di Commercio Italiane all’Estero (CCIE) e Unioncamere, hanno presentato i risultati dell’indagine sulle tendenze di consumo del Made in Italy agroalimentare negli Stati Uniti, Canada e Messico. L’analisi è stata realizzata nell’ambito del progetto “True Italian Taste” che mira a promuovere la conoscen...

Nonostante la situazione incerta dei mercati mondiali, nel primo semestre 2019 l’occhialeria italiana ha registrato un aumento dell’export del 7,4%. Secondo i dati relativi al periodo gennaio-giugno diffusi da Anfao-Associazione nazionale fabbricanti articoli ottici, il settore eyewear ha assistito a una buona performance internazionale con crescit...

“DOP” LABEL, BEWARE OF IMITATIONS! Next time you are shopping “Italiano”, don't forget to pay attention to the DOP label. Following a strict set of guidelines, it ensures the highest quality according to the Italian tradition! DOP is short for Denominazione di Origine Protetta (literally in English Protected Designation of Origin). The label displa...

Some fictional characters seem to live forever. Take, for instance, Pinocchio—marionette-turned-boy—whose tell-tale extendable nose gives him away every time he tells a lie. Pinocchio was first introduced in the 1800s by Florentine writer Carlo Lorenzini (1826-1890)—better known by the pen name Carlo Collodi—in a series for an Italian children’s jo...

Inventergy Global subsidiary Inventergy Innovations, an intellectual property licensing company, has partnered with Italian racking manufacturer A+ Sun Systems to license A+ Sun’s solar mounting technology across the North American solar industry. Licensees of A+ Sun Systems’ technology will be able to manufacture and commercialize the company’s pa...

NOT ONLY PASTA E PIZZA… We know, a lot of people believe that Italians eat only pizza and pasta all day, every day. And for some of us, it’s true! But from north to south, it’s impossible to think about Italian culinary tradition without the mention of “risotto.” In fact, we created many more recipes that have rice as a main ingredient. If risotto...

Emilio Pucci’s swirling, dazzlingly colored prints became a symbol of jet-set pizzazz in the 50s and 60s, with a clientele of celebrities and contessas filling their closets and Vuitton trunks with the label’s palazzo pyjamas, dresses, scarves, ski clothes and swimwear. Pucci was 20th-century Florence’s answer to the Renaissance man, excelling acro...