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Italy Region of Apulia
Sector: Agro-alimentary
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Product Name BIO & TIPICO

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Organization name: Bio&Tipico
Contact: Fabrizio De Castro

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Nowadays, Italy holds 164 Italian original products (109 DOP and 55 IGP) which in
terms of productions, main references regard the extra virgin olive oil, fruits,
vegetables, cereals, cheeses and processed meats, for a worth of 10 millions euro (7%
total Italy).
Thanks to 164 acknowledged denominations, on 741 in the whole EU, Italy holds the
first position in the community list of origins denomination products, and detains
21,45% of the whole European market. In the second position there is France with its
152 products, Spain and Portugal with 104, and then Greece, Germany and United
Kingdom, holding respectively 87, 67 and 29, until Finland and Slovenia with just one
product acknowledged. In Italy the production worth is assessed around 4,6 thousands
millions Euro that becomes 9,3 milliards at consumption level (1,8 milliards made
Regarding traditional products, in 2007, Italian Regions raised 4330 traditional
products; the main products are fresh and processed (1.193; 28,1%), meat (716;
16,8%) follows and cheeses (456; 10,7%). Noticeably lower instead it is the significance of other sections that are beverages (alcohol
free, distilled products and liquors), animal products, fish and mollusks, oils and greases, seasoning and culinary products.
In reference, instead to “quality wine”, at the end of 2007 there were 35 Italian wines that were holding the denomination DOCG seal,
314 DOC, and 118 IGT. At regional level (Apulia), instead, concerning community quality labels (DOP/IGP), Mipaf updating 2007,
October, one can observe 9 DOP and 3 IGP on a total of 12 quality products, as reported in the following table:
Regarding traditional products, Apulia represents 4,4% of national whole holding the acknowledgement of 190 traditional products that
in the most of cases are fresh ore processed vegetable (67) or fresh macaroni and bakery products (54). To finish the supply of
traditional Apulian products there are 21 products of meat section, 15 of cheeses category, 12 alcohol free beverages, distilled
products or liquors, 8 products in the fish and mollusks section, 8 culinary products, 4 animal products and 1 seasoning.
Concerning quality wines at regional level, just like reported in the A attachment, 25 are DOC and 6 IGT. There are not DOCG
denominations. Apulia Region anticipated, besides, the establishment of “Marchio Collettivo dei Prodotti Tipici Pugliesi” (Collective
Mark of typical Apulian Products) that represents a sort of protection, in a private way, of products denomination, liable to public

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Date: 29th October 2007
Name Daniela
Surname Guida