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.