Agri-food

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN… THE PIADINA OF LE STAGIONI D’ITALIA

The tasty Italian flatbread “Piadina”, has been added to the range of excellent products of Le Stagioni d'Italia. It’s a typical dish and symbol of the Romagna tradition, known throughout the world and appreciated...

WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF ITALIAN FOOD?

Many topics were addressed in the 20th edition of the Annual International Forum of Agriculture and Food, organized by Coldiretti, which was held in Rome at Villa Miani on 24 and 25 November. In...

GOOD AGRICULTURE CONQUERS MILAN

Attendance boom for the Coldiretti Village which on 30 September landed in Milan with 10,000 farmers in tow. Throughout the Sempione Park, in an area of over 200,000 square meters, 800,000 Milanese people have...

A FESTIVAL TO CELEBRATE THE RETURN OF THE ITALIAN PEANUT

From June 23 to 29 the first edition of the Peanut and Pop Corn Festival will liven up the streets of Mezzogoro, a district of the Emilian municipality of Codigoro (Ferrara, Italy). It is...

BF S.p.A. INVESTS IN THE ALFALFA SUPPLY CHAIN

The new industrial plants of the Ferrara-based company L’Erba del Persico have been inaugurated. The production capacity will be doubled, offering excellent, certified and traceable fodder. Thanks to investments made by the BF S.p.A....

BREAD: the universal symbol of food

The act of breaking and sharing a piece of bread is laden with meanings that bring together religions, cultures and strong social values. Sergio Antolini speaks about this in his book l’Argonauta, taking us...

FROM SERGIO ANTOLINI’S “ARGONAUTA”: THE EVOLUTION OF WHEAT AND AGRICULTURE

What prompted man to experiment with original species and use artificial selection? What were the benefits of the agricultural revolutions? How did agriculture change with the advent of genetic engineering? What is the challenge...