Fabbrica Italiana Contadina: Bologna will become the home of Italian food farming
The whole city of Bologna
and public opinion are following the work of F.I.CO.
, Fabbrica Italiana Contadina, with great attention, as it intends to become the largest center in the world
celebrating the importance and richness of Italian food farming
A sort of Disneyland for food
Within the CAAB (The center of agriculture and food of Bologna), in the Mercato Ortofrutticolo, 80,000 sqm will be dedicated to laboratories and sales points aimed at the world of food and agriculture made in Italy. This will be the right spot where you can see how food is produced in Italy, how it’s marketed and especially with several educational areas, how children and young adults can learn about the importance of this heritage for our country.
The choice of Bologna is undoubtedly strategic: it is excellently positioned in Italy, well connected to all the main Italian and foreign cities.
But above all else, Bologna, as far as food and wine is concerned, has assumed a role in the forefront of the national landscape. Bolognese cuisine is famous in the world, so much so that in some countries mortadella, for simplicity’s sake, is known as “Bologna”.
F.I.CO. in numbers:
It is estimated that FICO Eataly World Bologna will give room to:
- 7,000 sqm of gardens and orchards
- 4,000 sqm of breeding farms
- 2 acquariums
- 44 artisanal laboratories which will occupy in total 11,000 sqm
- 20 restaurants
- 10 teaching rooms
- 4,000 sqm dedicated to events and congresses
One of the objectives of the project is to have nearly 6 million visitors per year. Significant numbers, which attest to how much Bologna believes in this dream and what F.I.CO. could represent for Italy.
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