News - Internationalisation and export


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 [...]

United Kingdom, uncertainty about Brexit favours Made in Italy

The climate of uncertainty about Brexit and the hypothesis of a no deal UK exit from the European Union on October 31st favour Made in Italy products. This is what emerges from an analysis carried out by Coldiretti on ISTAT data related to foreign trade for the period January-July 2019. [...]

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, [...]

Agribusiness and fashion, entrepreneurial mission in Japan for Italian SMEs

ICE the Italian Foreign Trade Agency organizes, in collaboration with Confindustria and under the aegis of the Ministry of Economic Development, an entrepreneurial mission for SMEs in Japan from 10 to 14 November 2019. The objective of the entrepreneurial mission is to promote and increase the presence in Japan of [...]