The product

Lenticchie IGP di Castelluccio di Norcia

The most famous italian lentils, delicate in taste and easy to cook
Code:
93042
Country of origin:
Italy - Umbria
Weight:
500 g
Minimum order:
1 piece
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Raw material Lentils from the highlands of Castelluccio di Norcia, in the protected area of Monti Sibillini National Park. Lentils are carefully selected and cleaned by hand according to the local tradition
Taste Sweet and delicate
Curiosity Lentils are originally from Mesopotamy, then they have spreaded in the Mediterranenan area and became the main food of the poor population. Lentils have an high energy value with an high content in protein, a good quanity of sugars and a nearly absent presence of fats.
Our selection Lentils from Castelluccio di Norcia are famous for their aroma and the ease in cooking, infact, it is not necessary to soak them in cold water.
Suggestions We suggest to sort the product before cooking
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Ingredients Lentil (Lens Esculenta) 100%
Other allergens Cereals containing gluten and thereof
Weight 500 g
Packaging In jute bag
Storage Conditions (packaged products) Keep in cool dry place, away from sunlight
Instructions for use Is reccomanded a visual selection of the product and a careful washing before cooking. It is not necessary to soak.
Paese di origine ingrediente principale Italia
Nutrition Declaration Energy: 1348 kJ / 321 kcal
Fat: 1,6 g
of which saturates: 1 g
Carbohydrate: 43,7 g
of which sugars: 1,9 g
Protein: 24,5 g
Salt: 0,02 g
Typical value per 100 g
The producer

Natura Distribuzione - Parco Sereno - Norcia (PG) - Umbria

Why we chose them
"Natura Distribuzione" was founded with the aim to market the of the Cooperativa della Lenticchia do Castelluccio di Norcia IGP's products, it was founded in turn in the early 90's with the aim to safeguard and enhance the production of lentils from Castelluccio di Norcia IGP. Today the Cooperative brings together 14 companies, of agricultural land owners engaged in the cultivation of the product that most characterizes the plateau of Castelluccio's lentils. The Cooperative's mission is to offer an healthy and natural product, grown without use of chemical fertilizers. In addition to the Castelluccio's lentils, Natura Distribuzione selects and distributes a wide assortment of typical vegetables of central Italy: the Roveja, the Cicerchia and the cannellini beans, just to name a few, all identified by the brand Clear Park. Legumes have a complementary role to cereals in, due to their high protein content. Their importance in the diet has been more and more re-evaluated in recent years, but their use in combination with vegetarian diets forcibly - the meat was a time for the well-off - is known to man for thousands of years.
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