The most genuine "testimonial" of the Amalfi Coast is the sfusato lemon. Under a thick light yellow skin, beats a tender flesh. A sweet and juicy soul in a land waiting to be peeled.
The intense and sparkling scent evokes the emotions, enchantment, and colors of its lands. An excellent fruit, appreciated even abroad. The "sfusato" lemon is the most well-known inhabitant of the Amalfi Coast.
A "citrus of the world," a certified ambassador of a land considered, for art and history, a UNESCO heritage. A fruit with a positive character, as sunny as its people. The sfusato lemon: the most original and suggestive postcard of the Amalfi Coast.
Distinguishing features: intense aroma; tapered shape; juicy flesh; almost absent seeds. Rich in vitamin C and essential oils. Delicious as is, ideal in the preparation of fresh recipes.
The first strokes of yellow, against the backdrop of the lush green and intense blue of the Amalfi Coast, have been visible since the 11th century.
After the orchard, the kitchen is the second home of the "Amalfi sfusato" lemon. It's where it can best express its genuine character.
The light yellow, typical of the "sfusato lemon" peel, stands out. It shines in all the municipalities of the Amalfi Coast.
In addition to an unforgettable azure sea, the Amalfi Coast boasts a picturesque yellow sea: the famous "terraces".
The Protected Geographical Indication (P.G.I.) "Costa d'Amalfi Lemon" has been recognized under Regulation (EC) No. 2081/92.
Production regulations of the Protected Geographical Indication "Costa d'Amalfi Lemon". Protected Geographical Indication P.G.I.
October 3, 2002, represents a historic date for Italian agriculture and culture, particularly for the Amalfi Coast region. On this day, the Consortium for the Protection of Costa d'Amalfi Lemon P.G.I. (Protected Geographical Indication) was formally established.
The Protection Consortium not only monitors the quality and authenticity of the product but is also deeply committed to promoting and disseminating the unique qualities of the "Amalfi sfusato" lemon. These initiatives are aimed not only at consumers but also at business operators and professionals, the media, and tour operators.
October 3, 2002: On this date, the Consortium for the Protection of Amalfi Coast Lemon P.G.I. was established.
The ideal background to disseminate and enhance the "sfusato" lemon? Its very land of origin.
Consortium for the Protection of Amalfi Coast Lemon P.G.I. for the protection and valorization of the Amalfi Coast Lemon P.G.I.
To become part of the Consortium for the Protection of Amalfi Coast Lemon P.G.I., an application for admission is required.
Register of Protected Designations of Origin and Protected Geographical Indications
Production regulations of the Protected Geographical Indication "Amalfi Coast Lemon"
Among the colors of the Amalfi Coast, a star of certified fame shines. A leading character, "sfusato," determined to venture out of its garden once again this year for a new, vitamin-packed Lemon Tour.
The tour of the Amalfi sfusato, promoted by the Consortium for the Protection of Costa d'Amalfi Lemon P.G.I., covers thirteen municipalities along the Amalfi Coast, with the aim of highlighting the connection between the territory, production methodology, and the product itself. The audience can thus savor the qualities of this genuine artist in its native land, visiting charming gardens and historic lemon groves. A refreshing tour, rich in fresh sensations for sight and smell.
Thirteen stops, from Positano to Vietri sul Mare, passing through Maiori, Minori, and Conca dei Marini, touching the ancient villages of Amalfi, Atrani, Ravello, and Cetara, the small fjord of Furore, and the green hills of Tramonti, Scala, and Praiano. Thirteen opportunities to appreciate the goodness of the Amalfi sfusato in its natural form or in one of its countless variations. A tour in which the lemon will be the yellow material in the hands of pastry chefs and chefs.
C.so Reginna 71
84010 Maiori (SA)
Giovedì 16.00 - 18.00
Venerdì 17.30 - 20.00