PUNTOITALY No31 - July 2022

EDITORIAL The still ongoing pandemic, war in Eastern Europe, rising prices on every type of raw material, skyrocketing inflation… these are all truly complicated scenarios that our industry must face every day. And yet, food is going strong. We have participated in various international events, gathering opinions and observing that there is an enormous interest for Made in Italy products, especially those dedicated to artisanal sweets. Rimini, Barcelona, Rome, Warsaw, London. All significant stops where puntoItaly has attended, distributing magazines, collecting subscriptions and reporting data. The fears are intense but the willingness to move forward with determination prevails. In this issue, you will find ample space dedicated to honey, with a great pastry chef on the cover, Francesco Elmi. You will also find many other appearances, recipes and interesting facts. It goes on to include the Salone del Mobile.Milano, highlighting global design, and finishes with an overview of products and cutting-edge equipment. As usual, we will see you at the next trade shows or on www.puntoitaly.org. We hope you continue to work well and… let’s stay strong! Turbulent scenarios 13