Agrumi della costa dei trabocchi

Agrumi della Costa dei Trabocchi is a renowned citrus fruit variety that can be found in the Abruzzo region of Italy. Specifically, it is cultivated in the towns and communes along the Costa dei Trabocchi, a picturesque stretch of coastline in Abruzzo. This region is known for its stunning landscapes, charming fishing villages, and rich agricultural traditions.

The history of Agrumi della Costa dei Trabocchi dates back centuries, as citrus fruits have been cultivated in this area since ancient times. The mild climate and fertile soil of the region provide ideal conditions for growing these fruits. The towns of Vasto, Ortona, and San Vito Chietino are particularly famous for their citrus orchards and are major producers of Agrumi della Costa dei Trabocchi.

The Agrumi della Costa dei Trabocchi has received the prestigious PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Products) recognition, which is awarded to traditional and high-quality food products in Italy. This recognition ensures that the cultivation and production of these citrus fruits adhere to specific specifications and traditional methods. It guarantees the authenticity and uniqueness of the product, making it a sought-after delicacy.

One popular recipe that showcases the Agrumi della Costa dei Trabocchi is the “Citrus Salad.” This refreshing dish combines slices of the citrus fruits with fresh mint leaves, a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, and a sprinkle of sea salt. Another delightful recipe is the “Citrus Sorbet,” where the juice of the Agrumi della Costa dei Trabocchi is transformed into a frozen treat, perfect for hot summer days.

Sources:
1. “Agrumi della Costa dei Trabocchi” – www.abruzzoturismo.it
2. “PAT – Prodotti Agroalimentari Tradizionali” – www.politicheagricole.it