Italian olive oil producers may be better prepared this year to compete with leading producer countries such as Spain this year, helped by higher volumes and good quality. According to forecasts by the International Olive Council, production in Italy is expected to increase 76% to 320,000 tons in the current season compared with the weaker 2016/17...

Museo Italo Americano - 2 Marina Blvd, Building C - San Francisco, CA - Sunday 04/22/2018, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm. Stefania Belli of La Lingua La Vita, Italian Language and Cultural School in Todi (Umbria), which has been running since 1988, will present a lecture on “ITALIA: dove il cibo è un’arte! Throughout the history of Italy, from ancient Rome to...

Taking a fresh approach to honor Bertolli Olive Oil's Italian roots and further fuel growth in the U.S. olive oil market, Deoleo, the global leader in sales of bottled olive oil, has introduced a new bottle design for the world's number one olive oil brand. Developed to bring Bertolli Olive Oil's heritage and quality craftsmanship to life in a mode...

Using high-quality olive oil in nearly every segment of your menu goes a long way toward improving your food quality across the board.  Olive oil may be the most critical and underappreciated ingredient in the kitchen of any pizzeria. When I was growing up, the aroma of meatballs frying in rich, high-quality Italian olive oil was the signal that Su...

The success of a partnership between Prospect High School and an olive oil company in Italy is causing officials at Township High School District 214 to consider offering more international internship programs to students. District 214 Superintendent David Schuler recently said additional international internships, which are currently just offered...

Rouses Markets is partnering with the Italian Trade Agency to add Italian imports to Rouses stores throughout the Gulf Coast, including cheese, cured meats, preserves and wine. “This partnership expands exponentially the Italian imports we have on our shelves for our customers,” said Donny Rouse, CEO of the Thibodaux, La.-based grocery chain. “We’v...

The Extraordinary Italian Taste made its way to San Francisco kicking off a year that sees - once again - Italy as one of the leading countries in the food industry. The winter edition of the Fancy Food Show came back to the West Coast and became an opportunity for companies from almost all regions of Italy to both launch their new products and sho...

Within the great Italian food industry, Tuscan products represent a further worldwide-acclaimed added value. The popularity of Tuscan products even beyond the national territory is confirmed by the steady growth of its exports. In the 2006-2016 decade, exports of food and beverage products increased respectively by 20 and 24% (data provided by Irpe...

American consumers are learning about Italian olive oil and the multiple ways to use it in the kitchen, said the general manager of Bono USA, a Sicilian manufacturer and importer of certified extra virgin olive oil. I believe there is growth in consumption because there is growth in knowledge, said Salvatore Russo Tiesi in this interview with Itali...

Italian olive oil maker Farchioni is investing in bio-dynamic, unfiltered olive oil to seize a larger share in its strategic US market, the company’s export manager said. We believe a lot in organic. We have a bio-dynamic organic farm, said Marco Farchioni, a member of the known olive oil making family from the Umbria region, in this interview with...