It is quite salty, spicy and smoked taste. Speck Alto Adige PGI has thin slices to enhance the aromatic smoking. It’s hand-cut or into cubes for tasty pasta dishes.
Speck Alto Adige PGI has an ancient tradition of central and northern Europe, where, due to the scarcity of the sun, the cold cuts were dried next to the fire, assuming a more or less intense smoking, depending on choices of wood. Each year, at the beginning of October, at S. Maddalena in Val di Funes, there is the Speck Alto Adige Festival, an event that combines two unique elements: Speck Alto Adige and the amazing view of one of the most fascinating alpine landscapes of South Tyrol.
Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) recognized under Reg.ne EU Reg.to CE n. 1107 of 12.06.1996 GUCE L. 148 of 21.06.1996.