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There is also the “Dolomites pasta factory” in the ranking of the 100 most sustainable Italian companies published by Forbes on the occasion of the Sustainability Award 2021. The selection is based on score and ESG (environmental, social, and governance) ratings. The Italian company Pastificio Felicetti has been carrying on a specialized production...

Torre del Lago, a small town between Lake Massaciuccoli and the sea, is famous as the place where Puccini had a villa and for the Puccini festival held in summer in the outdoor theater overlooking the lake. Puccini called this area by Lake Massaciuccoli paradise and it’s still a very peaceful place for a relaxing vacation or a short day trip from n...

Today we will learn about the production stages of Extra Virgin Olive Oil, the techniques and the process for its production, having Italian Tradition given you a little introduction about its main characteristics and nutritional properties just last week. Stage 1: olive harvest The chemical and compositional features of the olive change sensibly d...

In 2021 rose to 58 the number of Italian sites that are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Now the ranking of the 10 most famous and visited has come out, thanks to the analysis of reviews on Google. All categories have been evaluated: cultural sites, natural sites (5) and cultural landscapes (8) that are part of the 58 UNESCO wonders. However...

A recent research shows how the ancient forests of the Pollino, which lie between Basilicata and Calabria and have been a UNESCO-recognized World Heritage Site since 2017, resist extreme events caused by the changing climate such as prolonged periods of drought and rising average temperatures better than other ecosystems. The centuries-old trees of...

Italy won the gold medal in the women's scratch with Martina Fidanza at the cycling world championships held in Roubaix (France). With seven laps to go, Azzurra upped the pace, shifted into high gear and grinded her games on the pedals. There was no fatigue that could stop her, nor adversary that could keep her head: adrenaline, technique, determin...

Quentin Tarantino was at the Rome Film Festival last night to receive a lifetime achievement award from the festival and Italian horror legend Dario Argento. During a wide-ranging on-stage talk about his career with fest head Antonio Monda, Tarantino discussed his influences, behind-the-scenes anecdotes from his movies and his appreciation for Ital...

It’s going to be an emotional weekend for many at the Gran Premio Nolan del Made in Italy e dell'Emilia-Romagna. Sunday the 24th of October will see Valentino Rossi (Petronas Yamaha SRT) take part in his final MotoGP™ race on home soil, at his beloved Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli.The nine-time World Champion announced he would be hanging u...

Italy's vaccination campaign is moving faster than the EU average, the Italian premier Mario Draghi said in the senate on Wednesday morning. Speaking ahead of the European Council summit on 20-21 October, Draghi said that as of today 86 per cent of the Italian population over the age of 12 has had at least one dose of the covid vaccine while 81 per...

Brand Italy increases its value and becomes more precious. In the special ranking of the English consultancy Brand Finance, every year a list of the countries of the world is proposed based on their economic and financial prestige. Evaluated as if they were brands to be advertised and sold, the individual countries are given a numerical value based...

From three-dimensional photographs for the preservation of Leonardo's original drawings at the Uffizi, to the handcrafted production of lutes and violins. "Every time they need a light similar to that of the sun's rays in terms of purity, intensity and chromatic yield, that is, that does not attack those materials that, if exposed to artificial lig...

We are the country with the greatest records in international competitions for the best quality extra virgin olive oil. Now we are aiming to win also with table olives. We are currently ahead of the Spanish in terms of consumption and production, but the passion for the 80 or so varieties made in Italy is growing year after year, so much so that in...