Proposals for Agro-Industry Professionals

If you are looking for the best of “Made in Italy”, Piedmont and its neighbouring regions are the perfect choice for Italian food and wine. Piedmont is not only characterized by the presence of beautiful mountains and lakes and elegant cities, but also as a gourmet region. Torino, the first capital of Italy and home to numerous Royal residences, invented some of the most famous Italian delicacies and rituals: chocolate, Italian breadsticks, the aperitif... Not far from Torino you will find the land of first class wines and the white truffle: Langhe and Monferrato, recently recognized as a World Heritage Site, and birthplace of the Slow Food Movement.

Towards Milano, you will find Italy’s most extensive area of rice cultivation and home of gorgonzola; towards the sea, discover the picturesque Ligurian villages and olive groves with their superb product, the extra virgin olive oil.

Possible Visits

  1. Visit to organic farms, fruit-vegetable and milk processing plants, and local producers of cheese, rice, olive oil, chocolate and sweets. 

  2. Visit to local vineyards, wine producers and Regional Wine Museums. 

  3. During the truffle period (white truffle in October and November, black truffle in July and August) it will be possible to take part in a truffle hunt. 

  4. University of Turin: Visit to the Department of Agriculture, Forest and Food Sciences and to the Biotechnology Department, with presentation of the research activities. 

  5. Visit to the University of Gastronomic Sciences of Pollenzo, the first university studying gastronomy, created in 2004 as a project of the Slow Food Movement with private and public partners. 

  6. Advisory Institutions: Visit to the Scientific-technological Park for the En- vironment in Torino, a pole for innovaion in green architecture, energy, local production. 

  7. Meeting with the Associazione Rurale Italiana, member of the European coordination of the Via Campesina, an international social movement of small and middle-scale producers. 


Culinary Delights

food

 

Olive Oil


Wines (Barolo, Barbaresco, Barbera...) 


Cheese (Gorgonzola, Castelmagno...) 


Truffles 


Rice and risotto 


Hazelnuts

Chocolate

Desserts 
(Panettone...)

Discovery Italy

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