Chestnuts “Castagna di Roccamonfina” PGI application

22 JULY 2022

On 1 July, the application for the registration of ‘Castagna di Roccamonfina’ as a Protected Geographical Indication was published in the Official Journal.

‘Castagna di Roccamonfina’ is reserved for fruit (chestnuts) belonging to the cultivar Primitiva (or Tempestiva), Napoletana (or Riccia, or Riccia Napoletana), Mercogliana (or Marrone), Paccuta and Lucente (or Lucida) cultivars produced in the defined geographical area (in Italy).

The publication confers the right to oppose the application pursuant to Article 51 of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council within three months from the date of publication.

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Contact: Lebo Mofolo,