The Protected Designations of Origin (PDO) and Protected Geographical Indications (PGI) recognise and certify a product’s differentiated quality. This quality comes from the products differential characteristics due to the geographical environment in which the raw materials are produced or the products are manufactured, or due to human factors in their production. In short, they offer quality, origin, tradition and certified guarantee.What do Italians bring to the table in 2023? Particular attention is being paid to “Made in Italy” and “100% Italian” claims as well as quality certifications.
Thu 09/11/2023 by María del Mar Valenzuela & Gabriele Orsi
Prognosfruit estimates an Italian apple crop of 2.15 million tons in 2022-23, up 5% from the previous season. Among the producer regions, a little ground has been lost by Trentino (-1%) and Alto Adige (-3%), while all the other regions are growing, especially Piedmont. But the emphasis this year is shifting towards organic, with a crop expected to reach 200,000 tons (+4%), equal to about 9% of the total supply.
Sun 20/11/2022 by Gabrielle Orsi
Organics are not just a passing fad. Consumers demand more fresh organic produce every day and more citrus. La Costiera, which specialises in the production and sale of citrus fruit, […]
Sat 01/10/2022 by Gloria Zorrilla