Pasta-maker Barilla Group has announced plans for a $26.5 million expansion at its Ames production plant to add two new production lines dedicated to making gluten-free pasta. In a news release Friday, Barilla said construction is slated to begin in late March, and production is expected to start by October. The expansion will create 23 new jobs....

by Alison Morris   In this week's Lap of Luxury, we visit Italian fashion brand Kiton. Never heard of it? When it comes to men's bespoke shirts and suits, Kiton is the best of the best plus one. In fact, that's the brand's motto. As the president of Kiton USA, Antonio Paone says in Italian: Il meglio del meglio piu uno.   Kiton w...

by Silvia Simonetti   Fashion design and haute couture have always been crown jewels of Made in Italy, thanks to the creativity and artisan tradition of world famed ateliers the likes of Fendi, Prada, Armani, Valentino, Gucci, Versace, and many more.   Since the mid-20th century, the Italian school has competed with the popular French...

On March 2-3 2013 the second edition Taste of Italy - the Exclusive B2B Event of Authentic Italian Food&Wine - will be held in Houston, Texas. Italian specialties producers and traders will have the opportunity to meet professional buyers from Texas and other US locations. The Italy America Chamber of Commerce of Texas, indeed, will invite buye...

di Concetta Desando   Non solo food, moda e design. C'è anche altro del made in Italy che il mondo ci invidia e che all'America fa gola: la ricerca e le soluzioni per sconfiggere il cancro. Lo sa bene Diatech Pharmacogenetics, azienda marchigiana che si occupa di farmacogenetica e di biologia molecolare.   Un nome poco conosciuto in I...

  WTI Magazine #71    2015 October, 30Author : Camera di Commercio di Pisa with Unioncamere      Translation by:   Tanning was one of the earliest human activities. The first evidence of leather being used for clothes, sandals or the creation of objects such as water containers and boats comes from the writings of the Sumerians. The art of tanni...

Destiny USA will host its first Destina Italia Fashion Showcase on January 10. The event will feature international fashion trends available at the mall's new luxury outlets.   On the runway, 14 women and eight men will model Italian apparel and accessories from both winter and spring fashion lines. Naturally, all items modeled in the show a...

Celebrare il cibo e il vino italiano. Questo l'obiettivo di "Taste of Italy – Wine and Dine Italian Style", evento promozionale in programma il 14 e 15 aprile prossimi a Houston.   Organizzata dall'Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Texas, la due-giorni è rivolta ad operatori specializzati di prodotti autentici italiani Food&Wine inter...

by James Barron   It wouldn't be a Santa Fe Concorso without a theme, and this year's will come swooping in like a Ferrari. The sixth annual event of what the Concorso calls "The Southwest's premier automobile gathering" will have a blend of Italian and American style when it commences Sept. 25-27. "Ferrari in America" is one of the cen...

By Agnieszka Flak   Export-focused Italian jewellers are seeing sporadic signs of recovery in key foreign sales, offsetting deep-rooted weak demand at home, industry officials at a major trade fair said. The euro zone's third largest economy is battling with its longest postwar recession, which has put some small and family-run jeweller...