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10 February – World Pulses Day

8 February 2024
Following the success of 2016 as the International Year of Pulses (IYP) promoted by the FAO, the UN General

11th National Food Waste Prevention Day

5 February 2024
5 February is Italy’s National Food Waste Prevention Day, instituted by Last Minute Market’s Zero Waste (Spreco Zero) campaign under the auspices of the Ministry of the

Italian Cuisine’s UNESCO Intangible Heritage candidacy procedure is under way

23 December 2023
The organisations proposing the candidature of Italian Cuisine for UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage status

Annual theme for 2024 chosen

22 December 2023
The annual theme for 2024 was chosen during the most recent work meeting of the Franco Marenghi Study

AIG national prizes delivered

9 November 2023
The award ceremonies for the National Prizes assigned by the Académie Internationale de la Gastronomie (AIG) and for the Gianni Fossati Memorial Journalism Prize were both held on the 9th of November at the Hotel Principe di Savoia i