The Italian-Swiss Balzan Foundation Hosts Interdisciplinary Prize Ceremony At Quirinale.
The Balzan prize in the sciences and the humanities is the Italian-Swiss answer to the Nobel Prize. Like the Nobel, it recognizes supreme achievements in a host of different sectors. The nature of the fields for the 2012 prizes was that each winner worked in a interdisciplinary way, much the opposite of the push to specialization or better, marrying specializations in a number of fields.
Bank of Italy Panel Discussion at the Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, an appropriate venue created as a tribute to Guido Zerilli-Marimò, a noted Italian entrepreneur who helped with the economic rebuilding of Italy
Italy is one of the world’s leading producers of olive oil in the world with 220 million olive trees and 350 cultivars that represent different aromas and flavors and are linked to specific terroirs. Unaprol, the Italian consortium of olive oil producers, has decided to make a stand and has created the 1.0.0% Qualita Italiana Brand. They held a Tasting Event hosted by Lou di Palo of di Palo's Fine Foods during this past Fancy Food
Italian coffee producers who were present at the Fancy Food show are optimistic about growing US market for their products. Americans, in fact, happen to love Italian coffee, be it cappuccino, espresso or a Latte Macchiato...
A new work entitled, Corriere 1901, has been published by the Corriere della Sera foundation, edited by Renata Broggini, about a little explored chapter in Italian history, Italian emigration to Canada.