Alforlab, developing a glue made with Calabrian pine bark

Good news from Calabria: a new glue is being produced by using the bark of the larch pine, a long trunked tree, typical of the Calabrian forest. It’s being developed at the University of Bern (in Switzerland) and in the public-private lab, Alforlab (PON Research and Competitiveness), a body that has been established to support […]

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Masseria Fornara and the rice from the plains of Sibari: lesson in eco-sustainability

The development of ecological sustainability in the territories of southern Italy and the Mediterranean is closely linked to food sovereignty: The greater or lesser capacity that local communities can demonstrate to culturally and economically appropriate their own natural resources. Therefore, to build through this actual added value, capable of generating and sharing endogenous wealth, distinguishing […]

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New initiative, BIORTILIA: fresh from farm to table

A giant pumpkin, almost record-sized at 36 kg; Sibari tomatoes, elongated aubergines, and basil are the main ingredient to prepare a scented and authentic pesto; freshly picked walnuts and chilli pepper of the Amando variety, are among the protagonists of this period devoted to preserves for the winter. Then, the black tomato, rich in antioxidants […]

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AlforLab presents prototype for traceability of timber from Calabria

The public-private laboratory, AlforLab, created to support the forest-wood chain in Calabria with innovative technology, presented a technical-management prototype for electronic traceability of Calabrian timber (infotracing). The tool that uses radio frequency (RFID) allows one to uniquely identify an object by means of a radio tag and register the data, (through smartphones or tablets) onto […]

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Slow Food: 100% fruit juice in schools

Now that multinational companies have voluntarily decided to withdraw their cans of sugary, high calorie soft drinks from secondary school vending machines by next year, we believe that this provides the perfect excuse for Calabrian companies to offer to provide the schools in this region with the best agro-food beverages from our area. In fact, […]

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Vinarius meets Cirò

From Sunday to Tuesday, 15 representatives of Vinarius, the association of Italian wine shops, found themselves in the land of Cirò to see first-hand the production of wine, the vineyards, the historical companies and the young people who guide the revolution and the fermentation Calabrian wine. Driven by Andrea Terraneo, chairman of the association, they […]

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The Head of Basel restoration workshop opens at MArRC

There is great anticipation for the opening of the restoration workshop for the Head of Basilea, scheduled for Thursday, September 14, at 6pm, at the National Archaeological Museum in Reggio Calabria. After the success of the restoration of the Knight of Casa Marafioti, brought back to the original beauty thanks to the Restituzioni project and […]

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2017 Hinnovatek Award, Cirò at Zero Impact

CITY of CIRO AT ZERO IMPACT, the City of Wine and Lilio, the first in Calabria awarded the 2017 HINNOVATEK Award by implementing, through the installation of photovoltaic systems on the main public buildings, respectful of the environment, aimed at enhancing natural resources and destined to cut costs for the businesses and citizens and of […]

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