During the General Meeting of the Consortium Members, the Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium presented the financial data of the first nine months of 2022 (January – September 2022). After a successful 2021, with a consumer turnover of 2.7 billion euros, the Consortium has recorded in 2022 a 2.9% increase of total sales (95,079 vs 92,366 tons) vs the f...

Prosciutto di Parma. Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. Traditional balsamic vinegar. Lambrusco. In addition to their utter deliciousness, these delicacies have another common quality. They all originate in the north of Italy in Emilia, known as Italy’s ‘Food Valley.’ The provinces of Reggio Emilia, Parma and Modena are home to a wealth of traditional cu...

The ancient origins of the Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Reggio Emilia, which are largely unknown, cloak this product, which has conquered emperors, princes and dukes, in mystery. The first written reference is found in the poem “Vita Mathildis”, written by the monk Donizone, biographer of Matilda of Canossa, in 1046. Henri III, Emperor of German...

After 24 hours of flights and bus rides, Cohorts 10 and 11 of the Lee Business School’s Global Entrepreneurship Program finally stepped foot into Reggio Emilia, a beautiful city in northern Italy. The two days of visiting varying local businesses and roaming the streets in search of the perfect pizza were topped off with surreal blue skies and the...

At the World Cheese Awards, Parmigiano Reggiano triumphed, emerging from the competition of the best cheeses in the world as the most awarded. Parmigiano Reggiano won 126 medals, awarded by the 250 experts who were part of the international jury. Seven "Super Gold" medals were won by Parmigiano Reggiano, six of which were won by dairies belonging t...

A large, black and white portrait of Nonna Bianca standing with her family greets guests in the entryway of this historic Modenese restaurant Trattoria Bianca. Sporting a white apron and pleasant demeanor, she showcases some of the territory’s classic specialties: a flask of Lambrusco, a leg of prosciutto crudo, and whole hens displayed neatly on t...

Years before deciding to create a Shelby Cobra-killing sports car, 27-year-old Argentine-born Alejandro de Tomaso emigrated to Italy in 1955 with the dream of becoming a Formula One driver. He settled in Modena, a city with deep roots in the automotive industry, and two years later, he got a chance to make his dream come true by joining Scuderia Ce...

As Stanley Tucci showed the world, the foods of Emilia-Romagna are some of Italy's most exquisite. The production area myriad exported goods, the region plays host to a treasure trove of palate pleasers. Here are seven essential foods of Emilia Romagna to keep an eye out for on your next trip – or to seek out at home.  1. Mortadella Bologna -Among...

With this quote, the famous philosopher Kierkegaard wants us to think about how important walking is in our everyday life. Also, it is the perfect solution for difficult times: this is the best way to escape your routine. So, wheter you just need some time for yourself or you need to care about your mental and phisical health, walking is what you n...

Kobe Bryant spent the better part of his childhood in Italy, and was fluent in Italian. From ages 6 to 13, Kobe lived with his father, Joe Bryant, who played for several basketball teams in the country, The Washington Post reports. “All of the NBA players are important, because they’re legends, but he’s particularly important to us because he knew...