Cecilia Ercolino, president of Italian Products USA, Inc. Born and raised in Sweden by an Italian father and Swedish mother, Cecilia holds a degree in International Trade Law earned at the universities of Lund (Sweden) and Bologna (Italy) where she developed a passion for good food and Italian lifestyle. During its 17 years of activities, Italian Products USA has developed an important presence in the Italian specialty market throughout North America. Customers range from large foodservice distributors such as Chefs Warehouse and Sysco, to retail chains such as Whole Foods, Dean & DeLuca and Central Market and independents. Also doing consulting and assisting producers to enter and learn how to access and penetrate the US market, the company has a 360 degree service concept for the specialty foods industry. Cecilia is a certified PCQI and FSVP importer.