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Mortadella from Bologna: what it is and how it is made

Mortadella from Bologna: what it is and how it is made

Mortadella is cooked cured pork meat that is produced only in central and northern Italy. The original recipe was codified in 1661 in the Bologna area in the Emilia-Romagna region and, since 1998, is protected by the European Union, which has g...

Hazelnut from Piedmont

Hazelnut from Piedmont

The 'Nocciola del Piemonte’ (hazelnut from Piedmont), with its spherical shape, is characterized by a fine and delicate flavour, with a very crisp pulp. Its cultivation has been introduced in the ‘Alta Langa’ area and then has spread across the Piedm...

Quartirolo: the natural lombard cheese

Quartirolo: the natural lombard cheese

Quartirolo, a soft uncooked cheese, is one of the main character of the story of Italian cheeses, as it has been present for more than a millennium. It is marketed both fresh and ripe, in square cheeses, with the typical embossed branding with the le...

Masoni, very tuscan sweets

Masoni, very tuscan sweets

Thanks to almost 130 years of business, Masoni is the longer-lived dynasty in the production of both Panforte (a cake typical of the city of Siena prepared with honey and almonds) and other typical sweets: Panforte, Ricciarelli, Cavallucci, Cantuccin...

Plasmon: Italy is the international baby food hub

Plasmon: Italy is the international baby food hub

In the historic plant in Latina, near Rome, baby food brands are being developed and produced; today, they are distributed all over the world: from the famous Biscuit to the new homogenized food. For the development and innovation of the plant, more...

Kimbo, the excellent Italian art of espresso coffee

Kimbo, the excellent Italian art of espresso coffee

Kimbo S.p.A. represents one of Italy’s most well-known and popular coffee brands, which embodies the Neapolitan tradition of espresso coffee. Founded in 1963, Kimbo is an exemplar story of “Made in Italy” entrepreneurial success. Starting from Naples...

Soft drinks to accompany traditional Italian dishes

Soft drinks to accompany traditional Italian dishes

The Chinotto soft drink, the Gazzosa, the Chinotto-flavoured tonic water and the Orangeade are born out of the research carried out by Lurisia concerning perfect ingredients, cultivated as it happened in the past, with natural methods and in strictly...

The Kosher Certification

The Kosher Certification

The common meaning of the word Kosher indicates the suitability of a food to be consumed by the Jewish people according to the dietary laws of the Jewish religion which are established in the Torah and interpreted from the exegesis of the Talmu...

‘Frantoio Santa Téa’: over 500 years of olive oil

‘Frantoio Santa Téa’: over 500 years of olive oil

The oil mill Frantoio Santa Téa is situated at Reggello, in the hills of Florence, at an altitude of 400 metres, in the Arno Valley, an ideal land for olives’ cultivation. Giorgio Gonnelli, managing director of the company ‘Gonnelli 1585’, who repres...