Wednesday, 17 October 2018 01:17 GMT

Italy opens gastronomic theme park

(MENAFN)A celebration of Italy's field-to-fork food culture is opening next week with sponsors aiming to attract six million visitors a year.

It was called 'Disneyland for foodies' and considered the biggest venture of its kind in the world, and located on the borders of Bologna.

It is Oscar Farinetti idea, the entrepreneur behind Eataly, a global network of upmarket Italian food halls that invaded and controlled New York and a string of other major cities around the world in recent years.

Eataly and Italian retail group Coop will run the park that is Spread over ten hectares (25 acres), and will operate as a conference venue as well as a tourist site.


Italy opens gastronomic theme park

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