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APPELLATIONS OF ORIGIN

 

Italy is the European country with the highest number of agri-foods registered under an appellation of origin or geographic indications, all recognized by the European Union.

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here are over 5000 Italian agri-food specialties.  Italy is the European country with the highest number of agri-foods registered under an appellation of origin or geographic indications, all recognized by the European Union. There are 268 high-quality agricultural food products and 562 high-quality wines and alcoholic beverages, for an overall total of 830.

There are 268 high-quality agricultural food products and 562 high-quality wines and alcoholic beverages, for an overall total of 830.

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REGISTERED APPELLATIONS OF ORIGINS

IGP

106 IGP

106 IGP Protected Geographic Indication

DOP

160 DOP

160 DOP Appellation of Protected Origin

STG

2 STG

2 STG Guaranteed Traditional Specialities

DOCG

73 DOCG

73 DOCG Appellation of Controlled and Guaranteed Origin

DOC

332 DOC

332 DOC Appellation of Controlled Origin

IGT

118 IGT

118 IGT Typical Geographic Indication

G. I.

39 Geographic Indications

39 Geographic Indications

VEGETABLES OF ITALY
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The Plants’ biodiversity. Italy’s edible vascular flora, in particular, comprises 7.634 vascular species

These data are not surprising when we discover that the country comprises 7634 edible vascular flora species alone.

Italy is the only peninsula in the world to stretch from north to south, enclosed within a good sea: the Mediterranean.

Italy is the European country with the highest number of vegetable species. Half of Europe’s vegetable species live in Italy. Every single Italian region hosts, on average, more vegetable species than the majority of whole European countries.

Italy’s edible vascular flora, in particular, comprises 7.634 vascular species:

 

PIEDMONT: 3.521

TUSCANY: 3.435

FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA: 3.335

VENETO: 3.295

LAZIO: 3.228

ABRUZZO: 3.232

LOMBARDY: 3.220

LIGURIA: 3.131

SICILY: 3.011

TRENTINO ALTO ADIGE: 2.985

CAMPANIA: 2.844

EMILIA ROMAGNA: 2.726

BASILICATA: 2.636

CALABRIA: 2.630

MARCHE: 2.571

MOLISE: 2.412

SARDINIA: 2.408

UMBRIA: 2.360

APULIA: 2.287

VALLE D’AOSTA: 2.174

There are 268 high-quality agricultural food products and 562 high-quality wines and alcoholic beverages, for an overall total of 830.

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