(AGI) Rome, Oct 13 - Twitter Italia launched #ItalyFoodWeek on 13 October, with the sponsorhip of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policies (MIPAAF) to celebrate the best of Italian agrifood products, the Ministry announced it in a note. Companies and experts, as well as gourmets and food lovers, will interact for seven days on seven themes on the social platform through tweets, images and video on the issue: from quality products and wines, to star-chef dishes and the fight against food waste. "I wish to thank Twitter Italia for this initiative illustrating, highlighting and promoting the Italian agrifood sector in all its forms of excellence across the world. It shows how to make the best of the Net's potential. The strength of our system lies in its ability to renew itself while remaining faithful to its traditions. We have exceptional experiences in the agrifood chain, which represent a real asset and whose value can be expressed through the Net," said Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policies, Maurizio Martina. "We are enthusiastic about this initiative of a virtual plaza where the best of Italy's food will be celebrated in a week during which the entire world will talk about food and nutrition. #ItalyFoodWeek will promote a dialogue on important themes related to food. Thanks to the characteristics of our platform, everyone will be able to join in. We look forward to following the conversations and contents which will come out of these seven days," said Livia Iacolare, Head of Media Partnership of Twitter Italia. Tweets will have a dedicated emoji, which will appear by using the hashtag #ItalyFoodWeek or any of the other official hashtags for the week. Furthermore, the website www.italyfoodweek.it and a specific Periscope channel will allow producers, companies, experts and food lovers to stay updated all the time and attend live broadcasts of key players and users through live streaming. (AGI). .