Extra Bites for Your Week! — Food News Roundup

1. Due to the droughts and disease known as “olive ebola”, spreading throughout Spain and Italy, prices for the versatile oil have surged over 10% this year! The provinces of Lecce and Brindisi have officially been declared to be in a “state of calamity” by the Italian government due to the heavy presence of this bacterial
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Your Weekly Cheese Bites! — Cheese News Roundup

1. For the love of ham! This year upheld the fairly new tradition of Ham Independence Week, which was originally established by La Quercia—an award-winning Iowan charcutier. The week was dedicated everything ham and “celebrating American prosciutto in all its glory”. Our team joined the festivities with a With discount prosciutto, educational seminars AND special tastings,
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Extra, Extra! Cheese All About It! – Cheese News Roundup

Here’s a selection of recent happenings that we’ve handpicked for you this week. Stay tuned for more enlightening cheese news! 1. Parmigiano is used as collateral for banking in Italy. Yes, you read that correctly! The Italian regional bank, Credito Emiliano takes Parmigiano as collateral for loans. They’ve been helping finance cheesemakers since the recession
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