At the sidelines of ISM 2020 trade show in Cologne, Italianfood.net interviewed Olaf Wilcke, International Markets Director at Sperlari, to discover the Italian company’s strategies for the sweets and confectionery market. “Sperlari is a symbol of Made in Italy throughout the world thanks to its ability to combine tradition and innovation with the...

Tonino Lamborghini, in partnership with Desire Fragrances Inc., will open the first Tonino Lamborghini mono-brand store in the U.S. at the iconic Caesars Palace Las Vegas. The brand, identified with its legendary bull icon, will usher in the New Year by opening doors to an all-new retail space at Caesars Palace in partnership with Desire Fragrances...

You’re a little laughing baby covered in spaghetti and marinara sauce. There’s a meatball in your hair, noodles stuck to your cheeks, and blotches of crushed tomatoes all over your bare chest. Whoever you are, whatever your background is, you’ve probably got an old picture that looks like this, because Americans love pasta. Hell, we’ve even got an...

No a nuovi dazi su prodotti food & wine italiani, dopo quelli addizionali del 25% applicati dal 18 ottobre scorso su formaggi, salumi e liquori (rincarati rispetto a quelli già applicati su alcuni beni, come i formaggi) e in previsione di una possibile nuova estensione delle tariffe doganali paventata entro il 15 febbraio. Gli americani che lavoran...

Florence is a city that is absolutely renowned for its leather tradition. If you are searching for a Made in Italy handbag or leather jacket to take home, Firenze is the place to get it. However, this fame for leather means that you will find shops peddling counterfeit or imported goods in every corner of the city. Luckily, Scuola del Cuoio – the F...

The Mediterranean diet has always been considered one of the healthiest diets in the world. Over the years, several international studies have shown that eating the way people around the Mediterranean have traditionally eaten will allow you live well and longer because you eat in a balanced and complete way. But that’s not all. The Mediterranean di...

Italian tissue manufacturer Sofidel Group anticipates an early June grand opening for its $360 million plant in Inola, a spokesman for the company said. A total of 350 people will be employed at the 1.8 million-square-foot facility, which is expected to be fully operational by sometime this summer, spokesman Enrique Garay said. In terms of sheer si...

Often dripping in atmosphere, often rather silly, but almost always incredibly stylish – the Italians are a very distinctive presence in classic horror history. From the stunningly shot Gothic tales of Mario Bava (Lisa and the Devil; The Whip and the Body), to the cheesy, low-budget American imitators that are naff in the most brilliant way, it’s a...

In the middle of Midtown Manhattan in New York City, at the Southern Italian restaurant The Leopard at des Artistes, I was witnessing one of the things that makes the United States so great: two different Italian wine companies telling their stories of finding success here in the US, and hence, not only creating more jobs for Americans, but helping...

Another big trend of the 80s is making a comeback. The fiat Panda, the iconic car designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro in 1980, was the symbol of an Italy that wanted to start fresh, join the jet-set life and party like the politicians. No wonder it was called "superutilitarian", as opposed to those boring grey utilitarian cars of that period. Despite it...