Diet and nutrition

Diet and nutrition

5 healthiest dishes that you can eat in an Italian restaurant

03/01/2017 italian healthiets dishes

Often, when people think about Italian restaurants, they imagine deep-fried foods or dishes covered in layers of cheese and cream. It’s also common to link Italian restaurants with idea of over-sized portions and big bread baskets to start off a meal. (more…)

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Diet and nutrition

Wild fish vs. Farmed fish: 5 questions and answers

20/09/2016 farmed fish vs wild fish

Many assume that wild-caught fish must be a lot better because it’s more “natural”, but there’s a lot to consider when we compared wild fish and farmed fish: environmental issues, food safety, sustainability, cost and obviously nutrition values. (more…)

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Diet and nutrition

The properties of Chili Peppers

15/09/2016 chili peppers benefits

Chili peppers are used worldwide in foods for their pungent flavor, aroma and to prolong food spoilage. The different varieties offer a wide range of options for people all over the world. In addition to their use in cuisine, chili peppers have been explored for their antimicrobial and antifungal properties. (more…)

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Diet and nutrition

It’s not a bird, it’s SuperMeat: the animal-free meat

08/09/2016 animal free meat - kosher food

The future of vat-grown, animal-free meat is getting closer — and the discussion of whether it’s kosher is starting in earnest. (more…)

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Diet and nutrition, Market

Vegan food: trend data

25/08/2016 vegan food product and business opportunity

The latest research studies show that veganism is expanding beyond the small group of people who avoid animal products for ethical reasons and now includes a much larger group of consumers looking to eat healthier and cleaner foods. (more…)

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Diet and nutrition

The Mediterranean diet: healthy and tasty

19/07/2016 mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean eating is not so much a single “diet” but more of an eating “pattern” varying based on location and availability of local foods. Mediterranean diet is a way of eating, of course, but it is also a true part of a culture that you can find in a specific geographical area that includes not only Italy, but also Spain, Portugal, Greece, Cyprus, Croatia and Northern Africa coast. (more…)

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Diet and nutrition, Market

Palm oil in food products Part 2: palm oil and environment

05/07/2016 palm oil and environmental impact

  In our last article about palm oil, we deepened the link between the oil and the human health. Now, we talk about the impact that the palm oil industry have on the environment. (more…)

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Diet and nutrition

Chocolate and brain: the effect of chocolate to your brain

16/06/2016 benefits of chocolate for brain

A recent American research shows the results about the brain performance. Researchers made a questionnaire with all sorts of information about dietary habits of the participants. (more…)

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Diet and nutrition

Palm oil in food products Part 1: palm oil and the human health

14/06/2016 palm oil and human health

For some time we are reading anything and everything about palm oil in food products, its consequences for human health and its impact on environmental. (more…)

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Diet and nutrition

Healthy Foods Trends in 2016

28/04/2016 healthy food trend 2016

The 2016’s is the year of healthy food and conscious consumers. From turmeric to oatmeal, these are some ingredients, products and food choices of 2016. (more…)

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Diet and nutrition

The benefit of Coffee: cut the risk of developing multiple sclerosis

19/04/2016 benefits of coffee for sclerosis

According to the last researches, which are involved the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Johns Hopkins University and the Berkeley University of California, drinking coffee every day could cut the risk of developing multiple sclerosis. (more…)

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Diet and nutrition

What does biodiversity have to do with the food we eat?

15/03/2016 why biodiversity is important for our foods

  Biodiversity is one of the world’s most precious resources. All life on Earth provides us with the food we eat, cleans the air we breathe, filters the water we drink, supplies the raw materials we use to construct our homes and businesses, is part of countless medicines and natural remedie. (more…)

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About Alifood

About Alifood

We strongly believe that everything we plan and do should create value, for both our clients and suppliers. We do not see ourselves as mere food traders.

The sale of the products we select is just the last step of a complex, structured process that is based on strong business relationships and, in many cases, real partnerships. Our job is made of several functions: sourcing the right product, selecting a reliable producer, managing the entire logistics chain, providing all the necessary documentation and certifications and following up all the after-sale requirements besides consulting and tutoring on how to best use each single product. We do all this because we strongly believe that everything we plan and do should create value, for both our clients and suppliers. Our familiarity with the Italian food an agricultural industry, developed over the last twenty years, gives us the ability to efficiently deal with all the diverse needs pertaining to different markets.

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