Italian cheese exports increased in volume by 9.4% in January and February of this year (CLAL data) compared to the same period last year.
Best performances were seen from Asiago, Montasio, Ragusano and Caciocavallo, which registered a 26% increase, exporting 352 tonnes of product. With an increase of 19.4% and an
Is it possible to transform highly toxic hexavalent chromium into trivalent chromium, which is harmless? It would appear so. The removal of hexavalent chromium is possible thanks to whey and ferrous sulphate which seem to work well.
In Brescia, a city included in the Caffaro site of national interest in which
An agreement with the American co-operative Organic Valley, the main organic brand of dairy products imported into China, has enabled the British dairy co-operative OMSCo to enter the Chinese market.
OMSCo was formed in 1994 by a group of organic milk producers and has more than 200 farmer members across the UK,
There are almost seven and a half million sheep in Italy, just under 200,000 more compared to five years ago. According to recent estimates by the European Commission, the number of sheep in Italy is on the rise again. A dossier was recently prepared by Coldiretti on the occasion of
There is an overproduction of milk in the world according to the Milk Market Observatory which in February registered a 5.6% increase in production in the European Union alone. A decrease in the demand for milk has pushed up the percentage of processed products, such as butter (+8.2%), milk powder
The heritage of Italian cheeses is made up of more than 500 product types – a variety that is unique in the world and also constitutes one of Italy's top food products. However, the abundance of cheeses produced in Italy is not well known enough and is one of the
The consumption of dairy products, in particular yoghurt and skimmed milk, could lead to reducing the risk of hypertension.
It appears that skimmed milk, yoghurt and cheese have a positive effect on hypertension due to the presence of bioactive peptides which are formed during the digestion of typical whey proteins and have
On March 6 of this year the 'Sardinia Blue Zone' observatory for longevity was officially founded. Its tasks include researching into and monitoring the reasons behind this sort of elixir of long life, which can perhaps be found in the air and typical diet of the island. It will also occupy
Sanctions against Russia have led Moscow to ban food imports from the EU. Italy is amongst those countries most affected by the decision and the dairy sector is undoubtedly one of the sectors that is paying most heavily. However, although some countries are losing out, others are prospering. As well
It is well known that the Netherlands is at the forefront of innovation in the agricultural sector. It is therefore no wonder that the country also puts a lot of energy into developing innovative technology for food production systems.
Dutch woman Michaela Van Leeuwen who, together with her husband, runs a