When the going gets tough, go for gelato! Sure, we’re heading into cold weather season, but this refreshing gift from Italy never goes out of style, and is perfect any time of year. More than just a spoonful of sweet goodness, it’s a global phenomenon with a history as rich and as decadent as its flavours. It truly is the perfect bowl of pleasure.
Globally, it’s big business, created by everyone from small, artisan operations to big conglomerates: the U.S., alone marks gelato sales in the $200 plus million range. It’s a serious industry, with establishments and specialists and gelato maestros dedicated to keeping the integrity of the product alive through the use of global gelato professionals. There are various institutions dedicated to the product, and several gelato universities, one of the biggest, Carpigiani Gelato University, in Bologna, Italy, offering courses in all levels. (Carpigiani was founded in 1946 in Bologna, and today is considered a world leader in the gelato making machines sector).
Read the full article in the Toronto Sun: https://torontosun.com/life/food/1010-lifenational