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Are you used to prepare Pesto with a Marble Mortar and wooden pestle? Or do you prefer to use the blender? How often do you eat Pesto? At home or in a restaurant?

Help us to know the behavior on the preparation and consumption of Genoese Pesto, by answering this simple and short survey! Responses are anonymous.

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Genova Pesto World Championship


The fourth edition of the Pesto Championship saw the commitment of an exceptional jury composed of thirty judges, not only Italians, including expert food critics, chefs, tasters and sommeliers, food&wine journalists and bloggers of the area. This year the quality of Genoese Pesto "crushed" by the competitors has been generally higher, putting a strain on the palates of the judges.

CONCORSO-PALATIFINI med“Palatifini Cartoons” first edition saw the participation of 169 authors from 49 different Countries worldwide. From Belgium to China, from Ukraine to Germany to Israel, more than 300 cartons submitted from around the world. Among these, 100 were selected to make part of the exhibition and catalog, among them  were chosen by the jury 10 finalists.

See the Top100 cartoons clicking here!



The last preliminary competition valid for the IV Genoa Pesto World Championship took place in Florence at Taste the most prestigious Italian event dedicated to food quality.
10 competitors - it must be said - from all over the globe: Estonia, Latvia, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Spain, in addition to the Italian cities of Florence, of course, Naples and Piacenza.









Many names of Italian journalism were challenged in a thrilling and participated “pesto” preliminary competition in occasion of the International Tourism Exchange in Milan.

The winner is Giacomina Valenti, editor of Marco Polo, followed closely by Jerry Bortolan, for "The Travel" section of TG2 News, and at third place Piera Genta, Italia a tavola.


logo Festival della scienzaAmiciPalatifini Association is pleased to invite you at the exclusive evening of “pesto” tasting and scientific investigation, organized in collaboration with the “Friends of the Science Festival”. The dinner will be held Thursday, March 8 starting at 19.30 at the restaurant “Terrazze del Ducale” in Palazzo Ducale, Genoa.


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15 ctober 2011 – 31 January 2012

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