Biological agriculture

16/07/2014

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Organic farming is an agricultural production method which has as its main objectives:

The production of healthy and high quality food
Safeguarding the environment, nature and the agricultural landscape
The maintenance and increase of the lasting fertility of the land
Energy saving
The improvement of the income and living conditions of farmers

Agricultural activities do not respond only and exclusively to the economic interests of those who produce and sell, but also satisfy the food and sanitation needs of consumers, the needs of environmental protection, the defense of values cultural heritage of peasant civilization.

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Toscano IGP “Colline di Firenze” - (Protected Geographical Indication )

15/07/2014

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The additional geographical mention "Colline di Firenze" is reserved for "Toscano" extra virgin olive oil obtained from the following varieties present in the olive groves up to 100%: Frantoio, Moraiolo, Leccino, Pendolino, Leccio del Corno, Madonna dell ' Impruneta, Morchiaio, Maurino, Piangente, Pesciatino, and their synonyms. Other varieties, as long as they are indigenous, may contribute to a maximum of 15%.
The production area of ​​olives intended for the production of extra virgin olive oil with protected geographical indication "Toscano delle Colline di Firenze" includes, within the administrative territory of the provinces of Florence and Prato ...

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DOP - Chianti Classico - (Protected Designation of Origin)

14/07/2014

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The Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) designates an agricultural or food product whose qualities or characteristics are essentially or exclusively due to the geographical environment including natural and human factors, and whose production, transformation and processing take place at within a defined geographical area. Basically, the PDO is applied to productions whose entire production cycle, from raw material to finished product, is carried out within a well-defined geographical area, and therefore cannot be reproduced outside this area. 

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DOCG - Chianti Classico (Controlled and Guaranteed Designation of Origin)

13/07/2014

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In order to be entitled to a denomination, origin from a specific territory is not enough, but all the rules set out in the production disciplinary must also be respected, which establish the conditions and requirements necessary for a wine to boast the D.O.C.G. Chianti Classico.
In addition to the production area, another fundamental requirement are the types of grapes that can contribute to the making of a wine ...

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