Carpigiani Gelato University The world of artisan gelato

The Italian gelato that conquered the world.

As a quick lunch. Seated or on your feet. In summer or winter. As a snack. For children and grown-ups. We bet your life’s best memories include a colorful ice-cream cone… because everyone loves gelato

Carpigiani brings at FICO the best Italian gelato, “from field to cup”. Incorporated in 1946, Carpigiani has quickly become leader in the production of machines for gourmet gelato thanks to the “Autogelatiera”, one of the 34 most outstanding innovations of the 20th century. Innovation underpins Carpigiani’s position as a technology leader, with 11 offices around the world and over 200 distributors, spreading the culture of Italian traditional gelato across the globe. At FICO Eataly World, the Masters of Carpigiani Gelato University are eager to teach you how to make the best traditional Italian gelato, while the Gelato Museum – the world’s “coolest” museum according to Zagat – will take you on a journey through the thousand-year old history of gelato making.

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45 TRATTORIAS, STARRED RESTAURANTS, AND STREET-FOOD KIOSKS. ONLY THE CREAM OF THE CROP!

At FICO, you can taste the best Italian traditional recipes prepared with fresh and simple, easy ingredients from FICO’s 40 producing factories, from field to fork.

The choice is yours: trattorias, starred restaurants, bistros, and street-food kiosks.

FICO’s eating offers includes all the biodiversity of traditional Italian food, from its different varieties and territories to the people involved. No request will be left unsatisfied: there is something for everyone, from children to gourmets. Nowhere else in the world you can find the whole Italian traditional food offer in only one place.

Food-lovers of the world, reunite!

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Go local. Shop at FICO’s Farmers’ Market. A 9,000 sqm market for your daily Italian groceries. We grow the same future.

Find the world’s biggest and most varied Italian farmers’ market at FICO Eataly World, Bologna. Over 9,000 sqm dedicated to Italian excellent products divided according to the different production chains. But shopping is not all there is! FICO’s market is a perfect place to meet your friends, wander around, and taste the best food on earth.

Find all the ingredients for your best recipes and surprise your friends and family with exceptional flavors.  Where else would you rather do your shopping?

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The best way to learn is by doing. With us, you can learn with all of your senses!

FICO is a training ground for a sensorial and educational experience about food and its biodiversity.

We want to re-create a bridge between the new generations and food through a real and complete experience by recovering the direct and physical contact with what we eat and our agricultural world.

FICO Eataly World is the only place in the world where to experience the whole food production chains. We learn with our heart, our mind, and our hands. Where does bread come from? When and how do you plant seeds? What do chickens eat? How do animals live and communicate? What do they produce? Find more about food education and consumption awareness with particular reference to Italian culture. An eye-opening experience for children and adults from all over the world.

Because good eating is a lifelong teaching!

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ARE 4,000 SQM ENOUGH FOR YOUR IDEAL CONGRESS CENTRE? EVENTS, MEETINGS, TEAM BUILDINGS, COOKING SHOWS. THE BEST PLACE FOR YOUR CONFERENCES.

Unique spaces to host business meetings, events, and conferences and to experience the true soul of FICO Eataly World through themed tours, team buildings, food and wine tasting, and cooking shows.

A modular congress centre and a modern foyer for B2B and B2C events including: product launch, conferences, exhibition, live shows, and conventions.

Find your exclusive event venues in a unique location!

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Start with Nature: the zero phase of good Italian food in 20,000 sqm.

20,000 sqm of Italian biodiversity in Bologna – discover the world’s largest agri-food farm! Two whole hectares dedicated to demonstrative fields and stables with more than 200 animals and 2000 different cultivars. The best place to learn the secrets of Italian agricultural and farming traditions. A real “ark” of Italian beauty.

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DON’T MISS THE SHOW OF ITALIAN FOOD BEING MADE RIGHT BEFORE YOUR EYES!

Italian excellence from field to fork. Watch the whole food production process taking place inside FICO’s 40 farming factories and consortiums. Discover all the steps of food producing from raw material to final products and listen to the tales of Italy’s best food masters.

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