WTI Magazine #75    2016 January 18Author : Italian Botanical Heritage      Translation by:   The Venaria Royal Palace, 10 kilometers from Turin, is extraordinary and immense. A Unesco's World Heritage Site, is one of the finest examples of Baroque architecture of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, both in the palace and in the gardens....

Fiat, Italy's largest manufacturer and a symbol of the country's struggle to adapt to globalization, is leaving home after 115 years.   The controlling Agnelli family and other investors met Friday in Turin for the last time to seal the end of Fiat as an Italian company after it merges with Chrysler. Created by Italian-Canadian Chief Executi...

"In Italia, dopo l'acquisizione di Avio l'anno, ci sono realta', piu' piccole ma molto interessanti a cui stiamo guardando in questo momento". Cosi' Ferdinando Beccalli-Falco, presidente e a.d. General Electric Europe, a margine dell'evento - promosso dalla Camera di commercio di Torino - per favorire 'un ponte tra le Pmi del territorio piemontese"...

  WTI Magazine #15    2014 Jan, 31Author : Francesca Papasergi      Translation by:   Piedmont has always been considered one of the most industrious and well-off regions in Italy. This north-western territory used to be productive and rich in small and medium enterprises, but nowadays it is enduring hard times...

Foreign investors might be wary of doing business with Italy, given the lacklustre growth and complex politics. But David Olson, a businessman from Michigan in the US, is undeterred, and is determined to help Italian firms spread their wings. This is your first foray into Italy. Why Italy, and why now?   One word: climate. Not the weath...

di Raoul de Forcade   Con vendite di beni in crescita sui mercati esteri, Friuli Venezia Giulia (+31,8%), Veneto (+5,9%), Piemonte (+5,5%) ed Emilia-Romagna (+3,7%) sono le regioni che hanno contribuito di più a sostenere l'export in Italia nel primo trimestre 2015.   A queste si aggiunge la performance particolarmente dinamica – da c...

Tuber magnatum Pico, more commonly known as white truffle, the gourmet treasure from Alba, is a rare treat for connoisseurs all over the world. And an expensive one: the international auction to be held on November 8 will see bids from a minimum base of €300-€400 per one hundred grams – as expensive as exquisite works of art. White truffle aficion...

by Marianne Binetti   Northern Italy reminds me of Washington state — the snowcapped peaks of the Alps surround crystal-clear lakes and the mild climate allows for beautiful and diverse gardens. So I declare the lakes district of Italy the most beautiful place in the world for visiting show gardens.   We recently returned from explori...

"Truffles & Treasures of Italy" is an exclusive culinary tour, which will focus on Italy's celebrated white truffles, exquisite regional cuisine, and artistic treasures in Umbria, Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany. Mirepoix USA, a leading online purveyor of specialty gourmet foods, has announced that the company's tour is confirmed for October 20 – No...

by Melissa Anders   Davide Canavesio was looking into Detroit and Chicago as potential locations for a new North American office for his Italian manufacturing firm. That is, until Virg Bernero came along. The Lansing mayor met Canavesio at a business conference in Turin, Italy. "He said, 'You should consider Lansing,'" Canavesio sa...