Barilla has added a new type of pasta to its pasta range available on the shelves of Australian supermarkets.   Named Pappardelle all’Uovo the pasta is the largest shape available amongst traditional...

Private label products are helping some retailers in Western Europe Times are changing for Europe’s retail food market, and operators are consequently finding it increasingly difficult to boost sales,...

Italian scientists have found that overeating may cause the brain to age quicker. Their research was published in the US journal the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences today Researchers at...

Italy has broken EU regulations on labelling chocolate, a court in Luxembourg ruled yesterday (25 November).The European Court of Justice has ruled that consumers in Italy are being misled by local legislation...

Italian dairy giant Parmalat has seen its first-half profits slide on the back of a fall in settlements from legal cases linked to its 2003 bankruptcy.Parmalat, which has so far recovered about EUR2bn...

Unilever has refused to be drawn on fresh reports that it is looking to sell its Findus frozen food business in Italy. A report in The Financial Times said the consumer goods giant is planning to send...

The Italian Antitrust authority has handed out fines to 26 manufacturers and industry associations after they reportedly agreed to uniform price increases. The fines, totalling €12,496,333, were determined...

The term “bail out” has been popular amongst politicians this year as banks and car makers have searched for – and often received – government help. And now Italy has proved just...