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CETA: ONE MORE OPPORTUNITY FOR MADE IN ITALY FOOD

The amount of EU cheeses to be exported to Canada will have doubled, and there is also green light to Prosciutto di Parma export   Many lights and some shadow is what comes from the details of CETA (Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement), the trade agreement between EU and Canada recently approved [...]
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Olive Oil Prices Are Going Through the Roof

First came zucchini and eggplant shortages. Then Iceberg lettuce disappeared from European grocery shelves.  Now erratic weather in Spain and Italy, the world’s biggest producers, is rippling through global olive oil markets, and it’s about to get worse. Prices for extra virgin olive oil in Italy have soared almost one-third [...]
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Made in Italy? New smartphone app targets foreign fakes

A new, free smartphone app aims to protect the ‘Made in Italy’ brand by helping consumers spot the difference between genuine Italian produce and foreign fakes. Shoppers can scan products’ bar codes to find out if they are really of Italian origin. The app, created by non-profit organization Reliabitaly, can [...]
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Real Italian products finally available on the shelves of big US chains as ICE program bears its fruits

You’re not imagining things: real “Made in Italy” mozzarella and Prosecco can now be found on the shelves at Walmart. This ‘gamble’ was launched almost two years ago by then-Vice Minister (now Minister) of Economic Development, Carlo Calenda, in order to increase the distribution network and bring Italian agricultural foods to [...]
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