Tria SpA, the Italian maker of granulators, is expanding its U.S. operations in Charlotte, N.C., by adding a new test facility.Daniele Finazzi, vice president of operations at Tria America LLC, said customers can visit Charlotte to run material tests, or send in the material for testing by Tria staff.

An Italian woodworking company called Minelli Group will open its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Hickory. The move will create 12 new jobs right away. The company just bought a 18,000 square-foot building at 1245 26th Street SE, according to a statement Wednesday. The local operations will be called Minelli USA.   Read more   F...

Go to Bellini's website, and as soon as the page loads, Frank Sinatra starts singing "My Way" in the background. Before you go looking for the mute button ( it's at the bottom of the page), you might want to know that Old Blue Eyes isn't just setting the mood.   He's sending a signal to anyone craving the traditional Italian fine dining expe...

When John Vechionne and Ronnie Zuarro dined on Italian food in North Carolina and other places in the South they were underwhelmed. It didn't meet their native New Yorker expectations of what the cuisine they know should look, taste and smell like. They also found below the Mason-Dixon line Italian food sorely lacking in the intense flavors and fre...

Down the street from Wake Forest's campus on Reynolda Road, Karen Dioli serves delicious Italian cuisine paired with a warm smile, making Dioli's Italian Market a favorite restaurant for students. In 1999, Dioli and her husband, Roger, wanted to have more children and settle down.   Based on a family friend's glowing review of Winston-S...

Anche in North Carolina esiste una "piccola" Little Italy. Il suo nome è Valdese ed è stata fondata nel 1893 da un gruppo di valdesi arrivati nelle Blue Ridge Mountains dalle valli piemontesi, in particolare dalla Val Pellice. In seguito all'editto di emancipazione emanato da Carlo Alberto nel 1848, le comunità valdesi ebbero la necessità di cerca...

CHARLOTTE, March 2, 2013 – When Nada Vergili (www.nadasitaly.com) left her home in Florence, Italy she had no idea what an entrepreneur was, much less that she would soon become one.It began simply enough. Amore brought Vergili to the United States for the second time in her life. In the mid-80s she lived in Orlando, Florida for six years during wh...

Nutkao USA, Inc. will invest more than $17 million to locate its nut butter manufacturing operation in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. The company plans to create 100 new jobs during the next five years in Nash County.   The Italian-based company is an international producer of nut-based spreads, creams, and fillings. The company produces hazel...

Hello my name is Paul Biram and I work for a company called Volt Workforce Solutions, a staffing agency with offices all across the US and Canada. The reason I am getting in contact with your groupis that my company is trying to fill a position in the Redmond area that requires a strong command of the Italian language and culture and I had hoped th...

The first time I ate at The Boot, the very first thing I ordered was the fried mozzarella. Yeah, I know what you're thinking: Seriously? Mozzarella sticks? Any foodie worth his Maldon salt knows they're on a restaurant menu for one of two reasons – to soak up booze or to keep the kids happy while the grownups eat real food. And he calls himsel...