WTI Magazine #66    2015 August, 21Author : MIPAAF      Translation by:   The first evidence of olive growing in Abruzzo date from the period of Roman domination, when the protectionist measures adopted by Rome favoured an expansion of olive-growing and the olive oil industry. Virgil speaks of olive trees in the Marsica, near Lake Fucino, whil...

The Excellence of Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oils from North to South Led by Orietta GianjorioSommelier, Certified Olive Oil, Chocolate and Honey TasterDelegate for the Accademia Italiana della CucinaAuthor and International Judge   Celebrate the excellence of Italian extra virgin olive oils as our expert unveils the secrets of high qu...

  WTI Magazine #61    2015 May, 29Author : MIPAAF      Translation by:   The Riviera Ligure Protected Designation of Origin (DOP) Extra Virgin Olive Oil production area extends across the entire territory of Liguria. Olive cultivation rises from the coastal area up to accessible heights. After the fall of the Roman Empire, olive growing continue...

In 1865, Francesco Bertolli changed the Italian food landscape forever with the creation of his iconic Bertolli Olive Oil. The Bertolli Empire continues to deliver on its Tuscan heritage with a collection of traditional pasta sauces and delicious frozen meals added to the product lineup.   For 150 years, Bertolli products have been helping f...

  WTI Magazine #44    2014 October, 1Author : MIPAAF      Translation by:   HistoryThe best evidence of the long history of olive-growing in Sabina are the olive trees.Thousands of ancient trees sculpted by time still stand next to younger examples, preserving their production capacity and making the landscape of Sabina unique.The appreciation o...

On June 27, Following an article that recaps new studies showing the benefits of olive oil and nuts on prostate cancer, organic olive oil producer Bellucci Premium recaps the findings. According to an article on NPR, even small changes in an individual's diet can have beneficial health effects. The article mentions a report by the JAMA Internal Me...

California Olive Ranch of Chico, which says it's the largest producer of extra virgin olive oil in the United States, has purchased Lucini Italia, a producer and importer of premium Italian extra virgin olive oils. Lucini's U.S. base is Miami, Fla.; its manufacturing is near Florence, Italy. In the equity transaction seller Molinos USA retains a s...

Colavita USA, the family-owned olive oil and Italian food brand, has teamed up with Wendy's Bloggers, a bridge for brands to connect with influential Mom Bloggers, to launch "Cooking With Colavita Review & Giveaway," an outreach initiative for a select group of Mom Bloggers. "We want to introduce Colavita to a new generation of Moms," said Ale...

Representatives from six commercial food producers from the northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna are visiting Houston this week on a trip organized by the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Texas. Their tour of the city included a walk-around tasting with Houston food buyers and restaurateurs yesterday at the Hilton Houston Post Oak, follow...

Nel giorno di entrata in vigore della legge Mongiello, meglio conosciuta come legge salva olio made in Italy, vertice in Unaprol con i rappresentanti di Inea, Ismea, Ispettorato della Qualità – Mipaaf, Carabinieri del Nas e dei Nac e l'Ice, Agenzia per l'internazionalizzazione del made in Italy con i rappresentanti di USTIC, la commissione del comm...