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Antonio Boselli. Cisgenesis can help small farmers and typical products

Innovation / Giorgio Zerbinati

Antonio Boselli is the President of the farmers’ association Confagricoltura in Milan, Lodi, and Monza-Brianza, and an expert in biotechnology applied to agriculture. A speaker at a conference focused on GMOs, held by the CNR (National Research Council) in Expo Milano 2015, he was interviewed by ExpoNet, the official magazine of the Universal Exposition.

Pietro Leemann. Resolving problems by eating. Vegetarian

Sustainability / Simone Molteni - Silvia Passini

The Vegetarian Chance is a concept created by Pietro Leemann and Gabriele Eschenazi… an initiative involving competitions and study days focused on vegetarian gastronomic culture, to award and reward the best chefs in this field, which took place in Expo Milano 2015 on September 15.

Street food in Italy. From Venice to Palermo, the mouth-watering tour is signed by Slow Food

Lifestyle / Slow Food

Pani ca’meusa or with lampredotto, folpi, piadine, fried stuffed olives Ascolana style or fried pizza. Italy has a wealth of street foods which offer great quality and taste, while being affordable and sustainable. There is nothing better than stopping off at a stand to eat a traditional dish for just a few euros. Slow Food proposes an enticing tour of Italian street food in true “slow” style.

From the Corn and Avocado Flavor of Mexico to the Gutturnio From Piacenza… A Festival of Special Edition Ice Creams

Taste / Redazione Expo 2015

The Ferragosto holiday was an ideal day for proposing new ideas, experiments and surprising typical ingredients from different countries, sponsors and Pavilions… all expressed with ice cream, or "gelato" as they say in Italy. A triumph of deliciousness!

All the ice-creams on offer at Expo Milano 2015: 10 unusual flavours not to be missed

Taste / Stefano Carnazzi - Annalisa Cavaleri

Whether their appeal derives from them being limited editions, or made with typical ingredients of a Country, or perhaps because you can only find them at Expo Milano 2015, be sure you don’t miss out on tasting all of these delicious ice-creams during this Universal Exposition.

A short history of ice cream. From ancient Roman snow to love with a heart of cream

Economy / Stefano Carnazzi

In its variegated journey zigzagging between history and geography, ice cream has evolved from being a dessert for the powerful elite to a street food loved by all and eaten all year round. Way back in Mesopotamia and ancient Egypt, drinks with ice or snow were served to the rich and powerful, but it took several more millennia before master confectioners in Italy created the formats and flavors which have now conquered the world.

Maurizio Riva. Pangea, the table that brings the whole world together at Expo Milano 2015

Sustainability / Simone Molteni

It sends out a powerful symbolic message, but is also the tangible materialization of rare artistic beauty, created using very valuable yet sustainable materials. The placing of Riva1920’s Pangea table right at the center of the Universal Exhibition, at the crossroads between the Cardo and the Decumano, gives Maurizio Riva the chance to explain the values it represents, the materials used and tell us some more interesting facts about it.

Michele Crippa. Young people and street food: jobs for the future

Taste / Annalisa Cavaleri

Italy has a long tradition in street food, which ranges from arrosticini to fried pizza, from the fish cuoppo to the piadina flatbread. Michele Crippa, who teaches history of Italian cuisine at Alma cooking school and is co-founder of Gastronomist, tells us how U.S.-style food trucks have brought new life to Italian street food and created exciting new job opportunities for young people.

Giorgetto Giugiaro. From cars to pasta: logic, beauty and genius

Sustainability / Stefano Carnazzi

We meet a truly great designer, standard-bearer of Italian excellence in the world and Knight of Labor of Italy. “Giugiaro – according to the starchitect Paolo Portoghesi – uses his gifts to search for a beauty which can improve our lives.” We speak to him therefore about the different significances of beauty, creativity, tradition, sustainability…plus chef Gualtiero Marchesi, and his own “Maccheroni alla Giugiaro”.

Enrico Deluchi. Food and smiles, the most beautiful images of a universal language

Lifestyle / Silvia Passini - Stefano Carnazzi

With all of the most fanciful architectures of the world, the thousands of colours, ingredients never seen before and visitors from every continent, to transmit the values of Expo Milano 2015 through images is a great challenge. Enrico Deluchi, Managing Director of Canon Italia, tells us about winning it.

Over a million people are already #FoodConscious. What about you?

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