Pasta World Consumption

Pasta World Consumption

An international study shows that 1 in 4 people increased their pasta consumption during 2020. This figure is in line with the twenty-year growth trend: in 2019 almost 16 million tons of pasta were produced in the world, compared to 7 million tons produced 20 years...
Italian Coffee Trends – Does Single-Serve have a future?

Italian Coffee Trends – Does Single-Serve have a future?

Italian Coffee Trends – Does Single-Serve have a future? Italy is world-renowned for the quality of its coffee. Whilst whole and ground beans have traditionally accounted for the majority of coffee exports from Italy, a relatively new product is beginning to gain...
Which region in Italy has the best food?

Which region in Italy has the best food?

Although the term ‘Italian food’ is used the world over, it’s slightly misleading. Rather than having one distinct cuisine, Italy is home to a myriad of regional gastronomic traditions, owing in large part to its fractured national history. From the rich alpine...
How sustainable is Italian food?

How sustainable is Italian food?

How sustainable is Italian food? Sustainability is an increasingly important factor for food consumers. Alongside a greater focus on health and production ethics, consumers want to know the impact of their food choices on the environment. As a trend (at least in...
Italy’s strangest foods

Italy’s strangest foods

When most people think about Italian food, what springs to mind are bountiful plates of pasta, velvety prosciuttos, delicious cheeses (pecorino and parmigiano to name but two), and gloriously golden olive oils. There are, however, many, many Italian delicacies that...
How to buy olive oil like an Italian

How to buy olive oil like an Italian

Olive oil is one of Italy’s most well-known food exports. Whether used in cooking, drizzled over salad, or taken as a dip, Italian olive oil is recognised around the world for its quality. When it comes to knowing exactly which type to buy though (whether Extra...