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Ferrara breads and bakers star in the opening event of the Ferrara Food Festival

Pane ferrarese is the third product with the Ferrara DE.C.O. mark and comes after the certification of Brazadlin and Mandurlin dal Pont

04, Nov 2022

Ferrara breads and bakers were the stars of the opening event of the Ferrara Food Festival, from today until Sunday 6 November in the heart of the Este city.

After the ribbon-cutting ceremony, the Municipal Designation of Origin (DE.C.O.) of Pane ferrarese was officially presented, reviving the Ferrara bread-making tradition dating back to the 12th century, even before the PGI.

Pane ferrarese is Ferrara’s third DE.C.O. product and comes after the certification of Brazadlin, a typical traditional biscuit, and Mandurlin dal Pont, characteristic of Pontelagoscuro. The extraordinary commissioner of the Chamber of Commerce, Paolo Govoni, emphasised the special nature of the area, in a region, Emilia-Romagna, that boasts the highest number of certified products in Europe: «We must work together so that this DE.C.O. also becomes an extraordinary vehicle for promoting our agrifood excellence. Excellence that goes hand in hand with tourist appeal».

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