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Agriforestry: what it is and its benefits

24/01/2017 what it is agriforestry and its benefit

Behind climate change and the economic policy placed on the importance of environmental issues, sustainability is a perpetual challenge and agroforestry is one of the best tools we currently have at hand. Agroforestry plays a key role in helping the world adopt sustainable agriculture and contrast climate change. (more…)

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5 technology trends that will change the future of food

23/01/2017 food technology and future trends

Natural food scarcity paired with the fact that the planet’s population continues to grow has engineers and bioscientists trying to discover new sustainable food solutions.  (more…)

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Food innovation: why Italian food is the best sector to fund a start-ups

17/11/2016 Italian food innovation

  Italian food is loved all around the world: pasta, pizza and Italian ice cream (gelato) are the among Italian food products that are famous worldwide. Because of those who are behind the “Made in Italy” cause, many entrepreneurs have been able to build successful businesses. (more…)

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The creators of the “Made in Italy” app say that they’re going to fight the €60 billion ‘fake’ Italian food industry by revealing what’s genuine and what’s not

27/10/2016 app against counterfaiting

Finally, an Italian app that will save “Made in Italy” worldwide. Maybe. This summer, Italcheck was born: An Italian app that verifies which Italian food products are genuine and which ones are not. This will help shoppers and aid manufacturers fight food fraud. (more…)

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Science uses bacteria to make chocolate taste better

13/10/2016 new chocolate

  Gianpaolo Grazioli, a producer of Italian ice cream, commissioned four Otago University food science majors to incorporate live bacteria into chocolate in the hopes that it would create a new food. (more…)

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Hydroponic culture: history and benefit

29/09/2016 hydroponic culture

Hydroponic culture (from Greek ύδωρ, water, + πόνος, work) is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions, in water, without soil. Plants are irrigated with a solution of water and nutrients. That technique permits controlled and high quality productions during all year around. (more…)

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Neuromarketing: between brain activity and products name

10/08/2016 neuromarketing and brain activity

Today scientists can map our brain thanks to fMRI scans, giving an important opportunity to corporations for marketing their products directly to the subconscious. (more…)

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Food packaging innovations: new recyclable barrier pouches and HPP

10/06/2016 Food packaging

The food waste problem are pushing up food packaging innovations more than ever: one in nine people around the world go hungry and more than 1.3 billion tons of food are lost or waste every year (data by FAO). (more…)

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Advantages & Disadvantages of Freeze-Dried Food

19/05/2016 freeze-drying food

  In our article Introduction to Drying Food: the oldest method of preserving food,we talked about the freeze-drying technique as a special variety of drying method to preserve different kind of food. (more…)

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Introduction to Drying Food: the oldest method of preserving food

10/05/2016 drying food preservation

Food drying is one of the oldest method of preserving food. In ancient times the sun and the wind would have naturally way dried foods. (more…)

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Biodynamic way: what it is biodynamic agriculture and the differences with the organic way

05/04/2016 biodynamic_Agriculture

People often give a complicated explanation by referring to biodynamic agriculture as an “organic plus”, but in reality biodynamic offers a holistic approach to nurturing soils, biodiversity, resilience and tuning into seasonal cycles, with the aim of long-term ecological sustainability. (more…)

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Historical Origins of Food Preservation

17/03/2016 food preservation techniques: the origins

Food by its nature begins to spoil the moment it is harvested and food preservation enabled ancient man to make roots and live in one place and form a community. With the beginning of commerce, food preservation techniques have permited to transport goods from a country to another and disseminate different food culture. (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.

Thanks to our experienced, professional and multilingual global working team, matching international demand and local supply is what we do best.

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