The Carota Novella di Ispica becomes part of the official list of typical Italian products with the certification PGI (protected geographical indication) that was released December 18, 2010.
Being a product of PGI certification requires that at least one phase of the production process should be carried out in the region of Sicily.
The Carota Novella di Ispica PGI has an early ripening and a typical size. The particular combination of soil and climate and productive in the area bounded by the product specification allows the territory to give their best, allowing the product to have a number of features that make it unique.
Winter temperatures high and the hours of sunlight, in particular, are those that promote a more intense color, a shape more regular and optimization of content in sugar, vitamins and minerals.
Reaches the consumer after completing the ripening cycle in the open field. And ‘rich in beta carotene (vitamin A) and other B vitamins, PP, D and E, valuable for the view and for the skin. It has a strong antioxidant that fights free radicals, helps in weight loss diets. Rule cholesterol levels. Recent research has shown anticancer properties.
The Carota Novella di Ispica PGI reaches commercial maturity by the end of February, from which “News”, and is on the market until the beginning of June. It can be found on the market, therefore, fresh and crisp, with intense and herbaceous aroma, in winter and spring. An important strength of the product that can come on the national and international markets with a certain advance compared to other productions, brimming with taste and quality of the output gap in some countries.

Carrot vegetable with leaves isolated on white background cutout

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