The olive is enjoying a surge in popularity, so it’s the right time to talk about  olive oil production. The Mediterranean diet, which uses oil from olives as its principal fat, is being touted by health professionals, dieticians and fitness instructors around the world. Italians have been attuned to the wonders of olives and olive oil for centurie...

The market for organic food products continues to grow in Europe (+8% compared to 2017) where it reached a value of 40.7 billion euros. It is the top second marketin the world after North America (43 billion). These are the updated figures from the Fibl yearbook, the Italian research institute for organic agriculture, presented at Biofach 2020 in N...

Some of the greatest stories are the ones where the protagonist comes full-circle, returning to the place that kick-started their adventure with honed skills and a greater appreciation for their humble beginning. Cristina Cosentino’s journey began as an apprentice at Shelter Island’s Sylvester Manor Educational Farm, where she now serves as its fir...

"Facciamo attenzione, le guerre commerciali non fanno mai bene e rischiano di incrinare, come in questo caso, relazioni politiche consolidate. Noi abbiamo sempre considerato gli Stati Uniti un alleato fondamentale e strategico. E vogliamo che sia così. Sappiamo bene come le questioni in gioco sono di grande sensibilità, non solo per il settore agro...

In Italy, a historic return to the land is underway with over 56 thousand young people under 35 at the helm of agricultural businesses, a record at community level with an extraordinary increase of + 12% in the last five years. This is what emerges from an analysis by Coldiretti on Infocamere data in the third quarter of 2019 on the occasion of the...

Vale all’incirca 400 milioni di euro il mercato italiano dell’agricoltura 4.0. Precisamente si parla di un valore tra 370 e 430 milioni di euro, che rappresentano il 5% di quello globale e il 19% di quello europeo. Sono le stime per il 2018 mostrate dalla relazione presentata a Roma da Nicola Barone, socio del quadrato della Radio e presidente Tim...

The European Union has just given the green light to the recognition of “Vermouth di Torino” Geographical Indication. The European Commission has completed the evaluation of the technical file for this geographical indication and, in the coming months the specification of this historic aromatised wine from Turin, usually drunk as an aperitif, will...

Lorenzini Farms in Weldona was recognized as a Colorado Centennial Farm at on opening day of the 2019 Colorado State Fair, according to a news release. The Colorado Centennial Farms and Ranches program honors families that have worked their land for 100 years or more and recognizes the significant role they have played in shaping Colorado. Each Col...

 Mario Di Biase loves to cook from the land. And the Great Kills resident, who owns Sottovoce Restaurant in Park Slope, regularly fishes New York waters and forages Staten Island’s parks to harvest the goodness indigenous to the region. He then brings the fresh haul home to play with it. This past spring, he began a hunt for pawpaws, tropical-like...

Volano le esportazioni dell’agroalimentare nazionale che fanno registrare il record storico con un balzo del 5,5%. È quanto emerge da una analisi della Coldiretti sulla base dei dati sul commercio estero dell’Istat nel primo semestre del 2019, rispetto allo stresso periodo scorso anno. Complessivamente sono stati esportati all’estero beni agricoli...