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Aiipa - Gruppo Prodotti per Gelato is the association that brings together 22 of the 80 producers of semi-finished ingredients for gelato operating in Italy, responsible for producing no less than 80% of the entire turnover of the sector (about 450 million euros, and steadily growing).

Opening a gelato shop in China - Part 1
Opening a gelato shop in China - Part 1

Information, tips and advices on how to open a gelato shop in China.

News
Expo Gelato: even gelato will have its own programme during EXPO 2015
Expo Gelato: even gelato will have its own programme during EXPO 2015

The Expo Gelato project aims to use the opportunity provided by Expo to show off the very best in a food sector recognized throughout the world as an Italian speciality – artisan gelato. 

 

Gelato World Tour 2.0
Gelato World Tour 2.0

Announces Top 16 Asia Pacific Flavors Vying for “WORLD’S BEST GELATO” Title

187,233 visitors at SIGEP, RHEX and A.B.TECH EXPO: an 8% increase
187,233 visitors at SIGEP, RHEX and A.B.TECH EXPO: an 8% increase

Excellent performance as far as foreign visitors were concerned, 38,122: a 10% rise.

The world of Sigep
The world of Sigep

Alongside the expo and international competitions, numerous events further enrich the useful initiatives for artisan gelato trade members.

Sigep 2015: the great International Artisan Confectionery events
Sigep 2015: the great International Artisan Confectionery events

In the Pastry Arena and at the International Pastry and Chef Festival performances and contests every day with great artisan confectionery Masters from all over the world.

Bakery is also a key player in the fast food world
Bakery is also a key player in the fast food world

The most important trends in the bakery chain showcased at Rimini Fiera: from artisan to semi-industrial bakery!

Exhibitions dedicated to gelato
Exhibitions dedicated to food and Italian gelato

All over the world there are several exhibitions dedicated to Italian gelato and, more in general, to food. If you want to open a gelato shop. See the best suppliers of ingredients and equipment, or you want to check the latest trends It might be worth a visit.

Suggestions
The role of semi-finished products in gelato-making
The role of semi-finished products in gelato-making

Compound ingredients for gelato or semi-finished products are mixtures of ingredients in powder or paste that the gelato-maker keeps by his side when preparing mixtures (stabilization) and giving them flavor.

Frozen Yogurt:  a good business, a healthy product
Frozen Yogurt: a good business, a healthy product

Frozen yogurt is a frozen dessert made with milk, yogurt and other dairy products.  

What is hand-made gelato?
What is hand-made gelato?

We are used to eating it without asking too many questions. But if we were going to define hand-made gelato we could say that…

Opening a gelato shop in the US
Opening a gelato shop in the US

Most Americans love Italian food: coffee, pizza, pasta and, more and more in the last years, gelato, a frozen dessert very popular in Italy and all over the world, thanks to its taste and its lightness.