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Olive Harvest Time in Italy

If you’re reading this, we’ll assume you enjoy olive oil almost as much as we do at Filippo Berio! But do you know when it’s produced? In Italy, the olive harvest usually commences in late October and, at the latest, finishes in January. Italians prefer to harvest early to achieve a ‘green’, peppery flavour, which […]

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Pasta Masterclass with Carmela Sereno Hayes

As part of our 150th anniversary celebrations, we invited the lovely Carmela, specialist pasta maker, author and food writer to join us at La Cucina Caldesi, for a pasta masterclass on Saturday June 24th. Twenty enthusiastic pasta lovers, joined the team at Filippo Berio to learn the art of specialist pasta making with Carmela, and enjoyed […]

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A Night in Tuscany with Filippo Berio and The Alberti Twins!

On Saturday 29th April, as part of our 150th anniversary celebrations we welcomed 20 Italian cuisine loving foodies, all willing to get their hands stuck into a Tuscan cookery class at La Cucina Caldesi cookery school in Marylebone. Our guest chefs for the evening, joining head chef Stefano Borella were Tony and John Alberti aka […]

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It’s time to eat the seasons!

Why should we eat seasonably? Eating with the seasons means getting back in touch with nature’s rhythms and eating the right thing at the right time. What could be more delicious than a crisp salad when it’s hot and sunny; a wholesome stew when it’s cold? Fruit and veg are at their freshest and tastiest […]

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Olive Oil. More Good News.

Research suggests that Olive Oil isn’t just healthy – it can prevent cancer and help with weight loss too. Professor of clinical medicine and nutritionist,  Dr. Mary Flynn has been studying olive oil for over 20 years; “The general body of research,” she says, “is that once you have two or more tablespoons of Extra […]

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Filippo Berio. Back on TV!

Filippo Berio, Filippo Berio, Filippo Berio, Filippo Berio, Filippo Berio, Filippo Berio, Filippo Berio, Olive Oil!”, Yes, it’s that time again. Ready to get humming along to our famous jingle? The new Filippo Berio TV ad tells the remarkable true story of our founder, Filippo Berio; a tale with craftsmanship, taste, authenticity and quality at […]

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emma grant crowned rotary young chef 2016

We’re delighted to announce that the winner of the Rotary Young Chef 2016 is 17 year old, Emma Grant, from the Rotary Club of Cumbernauld. Eight national finalists aged between 13 and 17 competed for the coveted title at the Lincoln College in Lincolnshire. Having already beaten 6,500 young competitors from Rotary Clubs across Britain […]

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