The flavours of Campania
PGI products recognized by the European Union
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.
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
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.
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.