The peach and the nectarine of Romagna have been awarded the qualification of ‘Indicazione Geografica Protetta’ by the European Union (according to the Reg. UE 2081/92). The qualification protects the typicality and uniqueness of these species, which are particularly relevant within the history of Italian fruit farming.
Romagna produces 60% of all Italian nectarines and 30% of peaches.
IGP peaches and nectarines of Romagna are being produces according to a set of specific requirements of quality and healthiness; they are rich in vitamin C, beta carotene and potassium.
Peaches and nectarines are being sold on the market from June to September.