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The National Rice Board’s new portal is now online, promoting rice consumption

29 March 2021
Italy’s Ente Nazionale Risi (National Rice Board), a public economic organisation formed in 1931 and overseen by the Minis

Dante Alighieri and food

25 March 2021
Milano Brera Academician Aldo E. Tàmmaro explains how the Bard’s body of work may help to emphasise the importance of food in human life.

21 March is Tiramisù Day: in Italy, consumption rises by 5%, yielding 220 million Euros of revenue

21 March 2021
The 21st of March marked the fifth edition of Tiramisù Day, invented by the food-writing pair

Saint Joseph and fried bignè

19 March 2021
Odd as it may seem, this combination characterizes one of the oldest Roman traditions. Roma Castelli Academician Roberto Dottarelli,

Fruit and vegetables: 1 in 4 Italian families buys them online; 60% prefer ‘made in Italy’.

16 March 2021
Among EU member States, Italy consumes the most fruit and vegetables.

USA suspends tariffs for 4 months; Italian growers exult.

11 March 2021
The USA has suspended tariffs for four months following an agreement between the Biden administration and t

Coldiretti against the New York Times’ ‘tomato carbonara’

1 March 2021
An online uproar has erupted over chef Kay Chun’s ‘smoked tomato carbonara’, published in the New York Times.

Italian cuisine as a UNESCO candidate

23 February 2021
The first meeting of the research committee for Italian cuisine’s UNESCO candidature has been held via Zoom.

Meeting of the AIG Board of Directors

18 February 2021
On the 18th of February, the Board of Directors of the Académie Internationale de la Gastronomie (AIG) held its first post-COV

New Legation opens in Japan

17 February 2021
The new Legation covers the Kansai area, particularly the city of Osaka, which has the largest Italian community in Japan after Tokyo and boasts notewort