WEDNESDAY, 11 NOVEMBER 2009
PGI status for Riso del Delta del Po
Commission Regulation 1078/2009 of 10 November 2009 entering a name in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Riso del Delta del Po (PGI)) has been published online on the website of the Official Journal of the European Union this morning. Riso del Delta del Po is an Italian rice. You can read the PGI's specification in full here. According to this,
The indication ‘Riso del Delta del Po’ refers exclusively to Japonica Superfino grade rice of the Carnaroli, Volano, Baldo and Arborio varieties. Riso del Delta del Po grains are large, translucent and compact, with a high protein content, and can be white or whole-grain.
Posted by: Jeremy Phillips @ 05.56