EVENTS
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L'AVPN vola in Giappone  The AVPN flies to Japan
From February 12 to 20 the True Neapolitan Pizza Association flies once again to Japan where the President Antonio Pace, the Vice President Lello Surace, the General Director Stefano Auricchio and the Master Pizzaiolo Domenico Scola will be in a stand at the SlowFood Event a of Himeji and at HoteRes in Tokyo for a series of seminars on the True Neapolitan Pizza and the products of the supply chain. Their journey will be an opportunity to give life to the First Annual Convention with the Japanese members during which will be planned and organized the new year’s activities and [+] ...read more

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From February 12 to 20 the True Neapolitan Pizza Association flies once again to Japan where the President Antonio Pace, the Vice President Lello Surace, the General Director Stefano Auricchio and the Master Pizzaiolo Domenico Scola will be in a stand at the SlowFood Event a of Himeji and at HoteRes in Tokyo for a series of seminars on the True Neapolitan Pizza and the products of the supply chain.


Their journey will be an opportunity to give life to the First Annual Convention with the Japanese members during which will be planned and organized the new year’s activities and eight new pizzerias in the Land of the Rising Sun will become members of the AVPN.



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Un successo la Convention Annuale dell'AVPNThe annual Convention of AVPN was a success
The True Neapolitan Pizza Association Annual Convention, took place on January 28 at the hotel Napolit'amo, a day dedicated to the internal debate among the members followed by a moment during which the activities and initiatives planned for 2014 were presented to the public. This is an important year and the True Neapolitan Pizza Association has decided to celebrate its 30th anniversary with a new edition of Pizzafest. A new and revised Pizzafest that will no longer be the traditional public event, but an event that will involve the whole city and members from around the world as [+] ...read more

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The True Neapolitan Pizza Association Annual Convention, took place on January 28 at the hotel Napolit'amo, a day dedicated to the internal debate among the members followed by a moment during which the activities and initiatives planned for 2014 were presented to the public.

This is an important year and the True Neapolitan Pizza Association has decided to celebrate its 30th anniversary with a new edition of Pizzafest. A new and revised Pizzafest that will no longer be the traditional public event, but an event that will involve the whole city and members from around the world as well. All the associated pizzerias will be able to organize, from May 27 to 30, events, tastings and meetings to enhance and promote the True Neapolitan Pizza. A varied program connected through food and wine tours that will be able to set off the skill of the pizza makers. For more info visit ww.pizzafest.info

During the morning meetings between the directive and the delegates of AVPN it was decided to appoint Roberto Di Massa Trustee for the Veneto Region and to include Giovanni Improta from the pizzeria "Al 22" among the members of the Executive Committee. The new Coordinator of the National Trustees is Corrado Scaglione from the Enosteria Lipen.



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Brasile: le immagini del tourBrazil: Images of the tour
The AVPN returnes to Sao Paulo and Brasilia An intense and satisfying week, that of AVPN in Brazil. Gianluca Liccardo, Giovanni Improta and Andrè Guidon stopped in Sao Paulo and Brasilia for a tour, full of events and appointments, a tour made ??possible thanks to the partners Molino Caputo, Le 5 Stagioni, Gimetal, Ciao il Pomodoro di Napoli, C-Trade, Fornoflex and Stefano Ferrara Forni. "Baco Pizzaria 309 Norte", "Grazie Napoli" and "Atezannale" became part of the family of the True Neapolitan Pizza Association. All the tour photos here. [+] ...read more

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The AVPN returnes to Sao Paulo and Brasilia


An intense and satisfying week, that of AVPN in Brazil. Gianluca Liccardo, Giovanni Improta and Andrè Guidon stopped in Sao Paulo and Brasilia for a tour, full of events and appointments, a tour made ??possible thanks to the partners Molino Caputo, Le 5 Stagioni, Gimetal, Ciao il Pomodoro di Napoli, C-Trade, Fornoflex and Stefano Ferrara Forni. "Baco Pizzaria 309 Norte", "Grazie Napoli" and "Atezannale" became part of the family of the True Neapolitan Pizza Association.

All the tour photos here.



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I Sapori della TradizioneThe Flavor of Tradition
Our journey to Discover the True Neapolitan Pizza reaches Basilicata The True Neapolitan Pizza Tour continues throughout Italy. On July 16th, we’ll stop in Basilicata, to the Pizzeria Pub Fandango in Scalera, Filiano. The host Salvatore Gatta and the "guest" Master pizza maker Domenico Scola (pizzeria Anna in Agropoli) will give life to an evening chaired by Laura Gambacorta, dedicated to the the traditional flavors in collaboration with the group Radeberger’s  beers, Le 5 Stagioni, Agrigenus, Casa Barone, Ciao il pomodoro di Napoli and Ferrarelle. During [+] ...read more

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Our journey to Discover the True Neapolitan Pizza reaches Basilicata

The True Neapolitan Pizza Tour continues throughout Italy. On July 16th, we’ll stop in Basilicata, to the Pizzeria Pub Fandango in Scalera, Filiano. The host Salvatore Gatta and the "guest" Master pizza maker Domenico Scola (pizzeria Anna in Agropoli) will give life to an evening chaired by Laura Gambacorta, dedicated to the the traditional flavors in collaboration with the group Radeberger’s  beers, Le 5 Stagioni, Agrigenus, Casa Barone, Ciao il pomodoro di Napoli and Ferrarelle. During the event you can also taste the oils of Frantoio Oleario Pace, which will be subsequently used for the various pizzas in tasting:

- Margherita Verace with San Marzano tomatoes of Agro Nocerino Sarnese and Buffalo Mozzarella paired with Dab;

- Mastunicola revisited, pizza with unfiltered extra virgin olive oil, basil, pepper, pecorino of Filiano, Ferrandina’s baked olives and crispy pepper of Senise IGP paired with Schoefferhofer Hefe Weizen;

- Pizza Cilentana with pomodorini del piennolo del Vesuvio Dop anchovies, capers and black olives paired with Norbertus Heller Bock;

- L’ Oro di Napoli: Pizza with San Marzano tomatoes, Lucan black pork soppressata, buffalo mozzarella, carboncelli mushrooms and shavings of caciocavallo podolico of Basilicata paired with craft beer Braufactum Indra.





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olimpiadi pizza napoletanaThe "Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana" (The True Neapolitan Pizza Association) organises, from the 3rd to the 5th of July 2012, at the "Città della Scienza" (Bagnoli), an international convention which represents a huge chance of growth and comparison for AVPN members and sector operators. The event will be liven up by workshops, seminars on products and ingredients, and of course by meetings between "insiders". Together with the schedule of the convention, there will be trips to the most interesting places of the city and wine and food testing. During the event there will take place also the "Olympics of Neapolitan Pizza", a contest developed on 5 issues (as Olympic rings): Classic Pizza, Fantasy Pizza (innovation of traditions stated by AVPN rules), Artistic Pizza, Fried Pizza and Mastunicola (a circle of dough, lard, extra-virgin oil, basil and pepper to bring out the paste).

Read more and see photo and video of Olympics

vera pizza napoletana The True Neapolitan Pizza Association (Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana, AVPN) organizes events to spread and to promote the “true Neapolitan pizza“, both in Italy and abroad.

Flagships of the Association are the “Pizzafest“, which has so far held thirteen editions in Naples (1995-2008), eight in Nonantola, a town of Emilia Romagna (2003-2010) and one in Brussels (2004).

"PizzaNapoletana in Tour", realized in collaboration with the Department of Tourism of the Province of Naples and, since 2005, has touched several cities, including Montreal and Cologne.

In addition, the Association has organized training on the “true Neapolitan pizza“ in Rio de Janeiro and San Paolo (2009) and seminars dedicated to the “true Neapolitan pizza“ in Tokyo (2006 to 2010).

Finally, the AVPN participated in major international events, including the "Universal Forum of Cultures in Monterrey (Mexico, 2007), “Veni - Vidi - Vera“ in Seattle (USA, 2007) and the inauguration of the “Ferrari World“ of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates, 2010).

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Pizza Napoletana in Tour

The True Neapolitan Pizza Association (Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana, AVPN) promotes worldwide the “true Neapolitan pizza“ and the production chain connected to it.

In 2011, AVPN organizes an international road show, whose first steps are:

  • Las Vegas (USA), where, from the 1st to 3rd March, the AVPN will be present with a booth at the 27th edition of the International Pizza Expo, the most important event in the world dedicated to pizza, the Italian dish most consumed in the United States.
    During the event, the Association will present for the first time the Register of Official Suppliers and the Register of Pizza Makers of “true Neapolitan pizza“ and will propose an updating seminar for 43 AVPN affiliated pizzerias of the U.S.
  • Sao Paulo (Brazil), where from the 12th to 19th March, the AVPN organize seminars on the “true Neapolitan pizza“, meetings with its members in South America and a professional training course for staff of the Brazilian pizzerias.

vera pizza napoletana The road show will continue, then in Asia. In April, the AVPN will realize in Taiwan – in collaboration with the office of the Institute for Foreign Trade (IFT) - promotional activities and training on the “true Neapolitan pizza“ at the local operators.

In the month of June, will be the turn of Japan, a country which has 35 AVPN affiliated pizzerias. The Association will organize seminars and discussions held on the themes of “true Neapolitan pizza“ and products of the industry.

Finally, the road show will travel to Europe, where it will touch those cities where the presence of the Italian community is particularly significant.