News - Agriculture


Coronavirus, EU assures: “The agri-food sector showed a great proof of resilience”

The agri-food sector is under special surveillance by EU at the time of coronavirus. For the time being, one certainty: the sector “Is showing resilience, and continues to provide European citizens safe, high-quality food”. Word of European Commission, which continues to monitor all agricultural markets and trade in foodstuffs through [...]

Export South, the food industry flies to Budapest

From 4 to 6 February, agri-food companies in the South will fly to Budapest to take part in Sirha, a biennial fair also dedicated to the confectionery, bakery and hotel and catering industries. The entrepreneurs will be accompanied by the ICE, the Italian Foreign Trade Agency, within the framework of [...]

An international call for food security and sustainable agriculture

On December 2 an international call for tenders will be published to support research applied to sustainable agriculture and to food security, with particular attention to the interaction between climate change and food production systems. The initiative is part of the "Era-Net Cofund Food System and Climate" action of the [...]

North America, Italian agrifood consumption is growing

The consumption of Italian food products in North America is increasing. On 9 September, Assocamerestero - the Association that reunites 78 Italian Chambers of Commerce abroad and Unioncamere - presented the results of a survey on the consumption trends of agri-food in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The analysis [...]

Italian Geographical indications, the new dedicated portal is online

In Italy there are over 800 food products awarded with a designation of origin and geographical indications. Wines, olive oils, cheeses: these are just some examples of Italian products marked with abbreviations such as PDO (protected designation of origin) and PGI (protected geographical indication). Thanks to the Ministry of Agricultural, [...]

Wines, Sardinia explores South East Asia

The Regional Ministry of Industry, as part of the activities envisaged by the three-year regional program for internationalization, has published an exploratory notice for the participation of companies in the "South-East Asia Wine Exchange", to be held in Singapore on 19 November and Taipei on November 21st. South East Asia [...]

Made in Italy wines showcase in Switzerland

Thanks to the agreement between ICE , the Italian Foreign Trade Agency and Mch Messe Basel, the Basel exhibition organization, Italian wineries will participate together with companies, Regions and other bodies of territorial promotion to Basler Weinmesse , the most important Swiss event in the sector, in Basel from 26 [...]

Wines, the Made in Italy in the showcase in Russia

ICE, the Italian Foreign Trade Agency, organizes the participation the participation of Italian companies in the Moscow Wine Exchange, scheduled for October 10th as part of the promotional actions dedicated to wines. Russia is one of the most important export markets for Italian wines. As shown by the available data, [...]

Export Sud, the agri-food companies of Southern Italy at the Nuremberg Biofach

ICE, the Italian Foreign Trade Agency, organizes the participation of companies based in the southern regions to the Nuremberg Biofach. This is one of the initiatives envisaged by the South Export Plan. The total exposition area will be almost 200 square meters in open space for up to twenty companies [...]