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Venice: National Gallery of Art

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Venice: National Gallery of Art Venice: Canaletto and His Rivals When: February 20–May 30, 2011 Link: http://www.nga.gov/exhibitions/veniceinfo.shtm Venice inspired a school of competitive view painters whose achievements are among the most brilliant in 18th-century art. The exhibition celebrates the rich variety of these Venetian views, known as vedute, through some 20 masterworks by Canaletto and […]

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February 23rd, 2011 at 10:14 am

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Illy Coffee Company

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He also devised a new packaging system for preserving coffee in which the cans were filled with inert gases instead of air pressurization. illy coffee was soon “exported” outside the immediate Trieste area, and was eventually sold all over Italy.

After the Second World War, control of the company passed to Ernesto Illy (1925-2008), son of the founder, who started a research laboratory that soon became the source of numerous new inventions and patents. It was Ernesto, a scientist and researcher, who established cooperation agreements with universities and research centres, and who promoted premium coffee around the globe. His son, Andrea Illy is currently the chairman and CEO, and his sister Anna Illy and brother Riccardo Illy are on the board.

The Illy brand is available in many countries though with significant price differences depending on import duty rates.

Currently, illycaffè S.p.A. is a large international company, selling its coffee-related products in approximately 131 countries worldwide. The illy group is made up of several companies located in North America, France, Germany, Spain and Benelux. The group employs approximately 700 people throughout these six locations.

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February 9th, 2011 at 3:07 pm

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Caffè Florian

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Caffè Florian is a coffee house situated in the Procuratie Nuove of Piazza San Marco, Venice. It was established in 1720, and as the contender for the title of the oldest coffee house in continuous operation (Antico Caffè Greco in Rome was established in 1760).

Caffè Florian

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February 1st, 2011 at 1:18 pm

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