Spumini is a traditional sweet treat from the Abruzzo region in Italy. It can be found in various towns and communes of Abruzzo, including Sulmona, Chieti, and Pescara.

The history of Spumini dates back to the 18th century when they were first created in Sulmona. Sulmona is known as the birthplace of Spumini and is still a prominent producer of this delicacy. The town has a long-standing tradition of confectionery, and Spumini is one of its most famous creations.

Spumini are small, soft, and chewy candies made with a mixture of sugar, honey, egg whites, and various flavors such as vanilla, chocolate, or fruit. They are often coated with powdered sugar and come in different shapes and colors. The Traditional Recipess for Spumini has been passed down through generations and is still followed by local producers.

Spumini has gained recognition as a traditional Italian food product (PAT) by the Italian Ministry of Agricultural, Food, and Forestry Policies. This recognition ensures that the product is made following specific specifications and traditional methods. It guarantees the authenticity and quality of Spumini, preserving its traditional flavors and techniques.

Sources:
1. “Spumini di Sulmona” – Official website of the Municipality of Sulmona (www.comune.sulmona.aq.it)
2. “Abruzzo: The Region of Spumini” – Italy Magazine (www.italymagazine.com)
3. “Spumini di Sulmona” – Abruzzo Tourism (www.abruzzoturismo.it)