Emilia Romagna is the Italian region with the largest number of PDO and PGI products

Emilia Romagna is the Italian region with the largest number of PDO (Protected Denomination of Origin) and PGI (Protected Geographical Indication) products, 27 in total.
AC and DOCG Wines and Traditional Products help to make the region’s gastronomic and wine reputation absolutely exceptional. Here are some of the products owning protected denomination.
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Our PDO Products (Protected Denomination of Origin)
1. PDO Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena
2.PDO Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Reggio Emilia
3. PDO Coppa Piacentina (Piacenza Cured Pork Neck)
4. PDO Culatello di Zibello Ham
5. PDO Grana Padano Cheese
6. PDO Colline di Romagna (Romagna’s hills) Extra Virgin Olive Oil
7. PDO Brisighella Extra Virgin Olive Oil
8. PDO Pancetta Piacentina (Piacenza Bacon)
9. PDO Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese
10. PDO Modena Ham
11. PDO Parma Ham
12. PDO Provolone Cheese
13. PDO Salame Piacentino (Piacenza Salami)
14. PDO Salamini italiani alla cacciatora (typical Italian salami)
15. PDO Casciotta di Urbino Cheese
16. PDO Sogliano Pit-aged Cheese
17. PDO Bologna Potato
18. PDO Voghiera Garlic
PGI products have obtained the official recognition for Protected Geographical Indication by the European Union. The PGI indication is applied to those goods whose link between geographical area and finished product is limited to only one production phase. These are our PGI Products (Protected Geographical Indication):
1.    Altedo Green Asparagus
2.    Coppia Ferrarese Bread
3.    Cotechino Modena (a fresh sausage made from pork, fatback, and pork rind)
4.    Borgotaro Mushroom
5.    Marrone di Castel del Rio (typical chestnuts)
6.    Mortadella Bologna
7.    Emilia-Romagna Pears
8.    Romagna Peach and Nectarine
9.    Romagna Shallots
10. Vitellone bianco dell’Appennino centrale (White Veal of the Central Appenines)
11. Zampone Modena (pig’s trotter stuffed with minced pork meat and spices)
12. Cremona Salami
13. Balsamic Vinegar of Modena
14. Amarene Brusche di Modena (typical jam)
15. Po Delta Rice

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