Quality and excellence is what makes the Italian agri-food industry so unique and valued all over the world. Through the work and commitment of entrepreneurs and craftsmen, the values of finished products and the whole supply chain have created a path of virtuous goodness.
This year the Barilla Pasta World Championship has doubled its efforts to include two competitions. The first one was dedicated to “Young Talent Chefs” of the international culinary scenario; the second one to “Great Chefs” already established around the world. (more…)
Pulses are gaining ground: in Europe alone, more than 3,500 pulse-based products have been launched since 2010 – and this continues to grow.
This is good news for the environment as these dry edible seeds of legume crops are an extremely sustainable source of protein. (more…)
Members of the International Grains Council met on 13 June under the Chairmanship of Mr. Gaston Funes of Argentina.
The Council reviewed the latest supply and demand outlook and market developments for the global grains and oilseeds markets, recent changes in national policies and various administrative matters. (more…)
Created as a niche sector, the gluten-free industry is turning into a consumption trend and has an impact on the turnover of producing companies. Gluten-free food is meant for people suffering from celiac disease and was initially available only in drugstores or specialized stores; nowadays it is chosen also by people who are not suffering from that disease. (more…)
China will stop its corn purchase program and will let the market fix the price with the objective of improving its farm efficiency and reducing the gap between domestic and international prices that has led to a sharp increase in cheaper imports.
Simplot’s Leggo’s brand is now selling its pasta sauce in re-designed packaging. The new labelling includes a health star rating which Leggo’s says is a first in the branded Italian sauces category. (more…)