The nature of a single location.
From our land to your table.
A ricchigia, name of the place where we produce pistachio for more than fifty years, is located in the lower part of Bronte (Catania), where there are the so-called "lochia", between earth and rocks Etna watching us from above.
Our parents began to grow these lands with so much love and sweat and since the sixties did know our pistachios worldwide. Began shipments of this product unique in France, Switzerland, London and America. So after so many years still we continue to believe in this business trying to carry on our origins. Although today many companies have recourse to chemical compounds to give quality to the product, our goal, however, is to think of the safety and health of our consumers pistachio constantly subjecting our products to strict quality controls.
The collection of pistachio (performed every two years between the end of August and in September) early it is complicated because the soil in which the plants are located is not flat but generally steep, so even a little dangerous. The collectors, are provided with a bag (hanging on the neck thanks to a belt) in which to insert the branches inside knocking the grains gathered one by one inside the same. Once harvested the fruit is free from outer husks, which is the first fresh peel of pistachio and then dried for at least two days in the sun, so that you can keep for the whole year to come without problems.
Today, thanks to technology, as well as market the pistachio in his being, we also produce sauces, creams and pistachio paste useful in pastry and in various culinary preparations. Our company invites you to taste our fruit perfume products of our sites, the search for natural ingredients will take you to activate our senses to Get in touch with a unique and extraordinary experience.
A unique production that becomes excellence.
The choice of the best raw materials, guarantee the transparency of the origin of the products, the continuous attention to quality & agrave; the production, the passion for taste and tradition of a precious territory.
These are the ingredients of 'A RICCHIGIA.