The flavours of Cam­pa­nia

PGI prod­ucts rec­og­nized by the Euro­pean Union

Where Naples Coast & Islands - - Dining -

Pro­tected Ge­o­graph­i­cal In­di­ca­tion ( PGI) iden­ti­fies prod­ucts linked to a spe­cific ge­o­graph­i­cal area. A fun­da­men­tal el­e­ment, re­quired by the Euro­pean Union is that at least one of the stages of pro­duc­tion, pro­cess­ing or prepa­ra­tion takes place in the area in ques­tion. These are a se­lec­tion of Where’s picks

THE SOR­RENTO LE­MON

A typ­i­cal prod­uct grown on the coast of Sor­rento and in Capri. It is used in its nat­u­ral state, for juices, jams, desserts and bev­er­ages.

Its shape is rounder than that of its Amalfi coun­ter­part. Con­sor­tium for the Pro­tec­tion of the PGI Sor­rento Le­mon.

www.limonedis­or­ren­toigp.it

THE AMALFI COAST LE­MON

A typ­i­cal prod­uct of the Amalfi Coast, it is used in its nat­u­ral state, as a condi­ment or to make li­mon­cello and desserts. Con­sor­tium for the

Pro­tec­tion of the PGI Amalfi Coast Le­mon www.limonecostadamal­fi­igp.com

MELANNURCA CAM­PA­NIA ANNURCA AP­PLE 

Grown through­out the re­gion, it is rich in vi­ta­mins, min­er­als and fiber. Annurca ap­ples are used to make ex­quis­ite liqueurs and desserts. Con­sor­tium for the Pro­tec­tion of the PGI

Cam­pa­nia Melannurca. www.melannurca.it

PAES­TUM AR­TI­CHOKE

A typ­i­cal prod­uct of Piana del Sele ( Salerno), it is used ei­ther as a condi­ment or for sauces and pies. Its cul­ti­va­tion dates back to the Bour­bon era. Con­sor­tium for the Pro­tec­tion of the PGI

Paes­tum Ar­ti­choke. www.car­cio­fodi­paes­tum.it

THE GIF­FONI HAZEL­NUT

It is used to make pasta, sauces, grains, liqueurs, desserts and can also be eaten whole, as a snack. Its cul­ti­va­tion dates back to the 3rd cen­tury B. C. Con­sor­tium for the Pro­tec­tion of

the PGI Gif­foni Hazel­nut.

www.ig­p­noc­ci­o­ladigif­foni.it

GRAG­NANO PASTA

Pro­duced in the epony­mous town in the province of Naples, it is made from du­rum wheat semolina and has the rough ap­pear­ance, typ­i­cal of bronze­ex­truded pasta. Grag­nano Città della Pasta Con­sor­tium.

www.con­sorziograg­nanocit­tadel­la­pasta.it

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