Thanks to the acceleration of domestic consumption, the made in Italy food segment linked to products distributed by GDO characterized by a shelf life, or a medium-long shelf life, and which in many cases have been rediscovered by Italian families in prolonged stays in the home. Italians have generally rediscovered products that very often use made in Italy raw materials and boast the important health properties of the plant world. This is the case of preserved vegetables, a central sector of made in Italy food that has a total turnover of over 6 billion euros, 3 of which are made on foreign markets. The sector of vegetable preserves scored very interesting results in the last year, the latest figure for exports is about a + 6% in value. A figure that has made it possible to reverse the trend of recent years which saw a slow decline with an average annual decline of -3% for tomatoes and -1% for other preserves ». In this panorama, the contribution of exports was also decisive.