Founded in 1979, De Medici Imports brought the first Tuscan extra virgin olive oil to be marketed nationally in the United States. Since then, De Medici has been a leader in taste education for the specialty food business community connecting old world, artisan producers with American retailers. De Medici’s exclusive and meticulously researched collection of authentic foods from Italy, France, Spain, Argentina and the United States are the de facto standard for each product class. Honored with over 20 awards by the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, De Medici handcrafted edibles are consistently celebrated in the food media and among culinary authorities.