Generally, a vertical farm is a building that houses an entire agri-food chain: production, transformation, sale and human consumption. However, in most cases, vertical farms are defined as buildings that only accommodate production and transformation, which follow the principles of mass production lines: the aim of the structures, in fact, is to p...

Leaving New York City and arriving in Mount Olive is like traveling through time. No longer are the wide city streets or tall skyscrapers interrupting the landscape. There is only open countryside, a lake and a few mountains in the distance. It is in this healthy air that Beretta built his company, where they make salami, prosciutto, coppe and mort...

Whether it's bucatini pasta or Calabrian pizza or any of the other amazing culinary inventions Italians have graced us with, no one has ever gone away from an Italian meal hungry. Except, obviously, for more Italian food. If there is one thing Italians might be better at making than pasta, it's cookies. Cookies are present at any Italian celebratio...

Italian media company Gambero Rosso has announced the 2023 U.S. Tre Bicchieri tour to take place in March. Kicking off on Wednesday, March 1 in Los Angeles, the tour will continue through Friday, March 10 with stops in San Francisco, Chicago and New York City, respectively.  2023 Tre Bicchieri and Top Italian Wines Roadshow Tour Schedule: - Wednesd...

In the beginning it was the Cirò Boys. It was the Nineties and theirs was a reverse revolution. They were a group of producers - which today we would define as ante litteram natural wine producers - who wanted to reaffirm the primacy of tradition and the gaglioppo grape. Having abandoned the small oak barrels and the use (sometimes abuse) of chemis...

When and where was torrone first created? No one knows for certain. Some connoisseurs say Persia; others Arabia; and still others China. A clue lies in its list of ingredients, which is short and sweet: almonds, honey, sugar and egg white, although other nuts (pistachios, walnuts and hazelnuts), candied fruits and chocolate can be added. Thus, no m...

An experimental Italian space capsule equipped with technology that enables it to re-enter Earth, the Mini-IRENE, was launched on Wednesday from the Esrange base in Kiruna, Sweden, thanks to an agreement with the Swedish Space Corporation (SSC). Funded by the Italian Space Agency (ASI) as part of the General Support Technology programme of the Euro...

Pininfarina of America, the U.S. arm of the iconic Italian design firm, Pininfarina, is proud to be Certified™ by Great Place to Work® for the second year in a row. This year, 96% of employees said it’s a great place to work – 39 points higher than the average U.S. company. The prestigious award, released by the global authority on workplace cultur...

In response to companies’ rising demand for new future mobility solutions, SIR Robotics Inc. will establish a U.S. business unit to serve North America. SIR (Soluzioni Industriali Robotizzate – Robotic Industrial Solutions) designs and manufactures robotic systems for the automotive and aerospace industries. The Greater Sacramento Economic Council ...

When most people think of Italian Riesling, the wines from the northeastern Trentino-Alto Adige spring to mind. Yet, producers in the gently undulating valleys of Lombardy’s Oltrepò Pavese are bottling some of the country’s most vibrant examples of the grape. Sprawled across hills that stretch as high as 600 meters, Oltrepò Pavese (“Pavia beyond th...