Agri-food

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...