Lardo del Montefeltro

Lardo del Montefeltro is a traditional Italian cured meat that originates from the Marche region in Italy. It is specifically found in the towns and communes of Montefeltro, including Urbania, Sant’Angelo in Vado, and Montecopiolo. This delicacy can be found in various stores and shops in these areas, such as Salumeria del Montefeltro in Urbania and Macelleria Piancastelli in Sant’Angelo in Vado.

Lardo del Montefeltro is made from the fatback of pigs that are raised in the Montefeltro area. The fatback is seasoned with a mixture of salt, pepper, garlic, and various herbs, then left to cure for several months. The result is a rich and flavorful cured meat that is often enjoyed thinly sliced on bread or used as a cooking ingredient.

This traditional product has received the PAT (Traditional Agri-Foodstuffs) recognition, which is a certification given to Italian food products that have a long history and are produced using traditional methods. The specifications for Lardo del Montefeltro include the use of locally raised pigs, the specific seasoning mixture, and the curing process.

– “Lardo del Montefeltro” – Salumeria del Montefeltro (
– “Lardo del Montefeltro” – Macelleria Piancastelli (