The purpose of the “100 Eccellenze Italiane” (100 Italian Excellencies) award is to reward 100 protagonists of the best Italy, by virtue of their valuable contribution to the growth of the country. It is an award for people, companies and organizations that with their work contribute to enhance a distinctive brand recognized throughout the world.
When it comes to food, among the 100 winners of this year’s edition, Igor Gorgonzola has been awarded as one of the major dairy industries of Italy. In fact, Igor is a leading company in the production of Gorgonzola and blue cheeses. The award was given to the president of the Italian dairy company, Maurizio Leonardi.