When it comes to Italian travel, destinations like Rome, Venice, and Florence often steal the limelight. However, there’s a hidden gem nestled in the Emilia-Romagna region that deserves equal attention: Modena. Known for its rich history, exquisite cuisine, and vibrant culture, Modena is a must-visit destination for travelers seeking an authentic I...

Emilia Romagna, region of art and history, culture and tradition, good food and kindness. Visiting it all would take a long time, and believe us, it would be worth it. However, if you want to visit the main cities of Emilia-Romagna you can do so in a week. What will you need? A means of transportation, a navigator or a map and a great desire to wal...

The Reggio Emilia approach in education started in a town in Italy. Today, more than 1,200 schools in the United States use the Reggio Emilia approach. It’s one of the many school options that parents and early childhood educators have when they’re looking for preschools. But what is it, exactly? When did the Reggio Emilia approach start?After Worl...

Parmigiano Reggiano is one of the oldest and richest cheeses in the world. It is essentially produced like 9 centuries ago: using the same ingredients (milk, salt and rennet), with the same craftsmanship and production technique that has undergone very few changes over the centuries, thanks to the decision to keep a fully natural production, withou...

During the General Meeting of the Consortium Members, the Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium presented the financial data of the first nine months of 2022 (January – September 2022). After a successful 2021, with a consumer turnover of 2.7 billion euros, the Consortium has recorded in 2022 a 2.9% increase of total sales (95,079 vs 92,366 tons) vs the f...

Prosciutto di Parma. Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. Traditional balsamic vinegar. Lambrusco. In addition to their utter deliciousness, these delicacies have another common quality. They all originate in the north of Italy in Emilia, known as Italy’s ‘Food Valley.’ The provinces of Reggio Emilia, Parma and Modena are home to a wealth of traditional cu...

The ancient origins of the Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Reggio Emilia, which are largely unknown, cloak this product, which has conquered emperors, princes and dukes, in mystery. The first written reference is found in the poem “Vita Mathildis”, written by the monk Donizone, biographer of Matilda of Canossa, in 1046. Henri III, Emperor of German...

After 24 hours of flights and bus rides, Cohorts 10 and 11 of the Lee Business School’s Global Entrepreneurship Program finally stepped foot into Reggio Emilia, a beautiful city in northern Italy. The two days of visiting varying local businesses and roaming the streets in search of the perfect pizza were topped off with surreal blue skies and the...

At the World Cheese Awards, Parmigiano Reggiano triumphed, emerging from the competition of the best cheeses in the world as the most awarded. Parmigiano Reggiano won 126 medals, awarded by the 250 experts who were part of the international jury. Seven "Super Gold" medals were won by Parmigiano Reggiano, six of which were won by dairies belonging t...

A large, black and white portrait of Nonna Bianca standing with her family greets guests in the entryway of this historic Modenese restaurant Trattoria Bianca. Sporting a white apron and pleasant demeanor, she showcases some of the territory’s classic specialties: a flask of Lambrusco, a leg of prosciutto crudo, and whole hens displayed neatly on t...