Consorzio Tutela Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Reggio Emilia

c/o Cciaa - P.zza Vittoria, 1, 42121 Reggio Emilia (Reggio Emilia)
+39 0522 508908
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To avoid less than excellent products being sold on the market, in 1987, the Consortium of Producers of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar from Reggio Emilia was founded. It set a series of production regulations aimed at defining methods and assuring quality. On 15 May 2000 The European Union placed Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Reggio Emilia on the list of PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) products, thus entitling producers to use the appropriate symbol. 

The prestigious recognition set other binding rules, from that moment forth: all producers had to be certified by an independent Certification Body authorised by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policies, the only entity entitled to issue certifications and authorisations to produce, binding upon strict, proven compliance …

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