A Valley in the heart of Italy, where the art of savoir-faire, innovation and the constant quest for quality ingredients make up the very essence of a land brought to life through good food. A place where the culture of the territory and its culinary gems come together to offer world-renowned culinary excellence. Here, all the best discoveries are soaked up with all 5 senses.
In this region, every taste celebrates the authenticity, attention and commitment that people, companies and supply chain have been passing down from one generation to the next. Daily work performed with passion for you to rediscover the joy of soaking up extraordinary new experiences.
In our area, food is produced, cooked, tasted and researched to achieve excellence and promote education based on the values of sustainable development. This is why we provide a specialization program with the School of Advanced Studies in Food and Nutrition and support projects such as Food Farm 4.0. We have created the first public Degree course in Gastronomic Sciences and in collaboration with Alma, the international institute of Italian cuisine founded by Gualtiero Marchesi, excellence in training held at Reggia di Colorno, (Ducal Palace of Colorno). Bringing you our very best is fueled by our desire to grow and learn, and of course by our profound love for the region.
Parma, a place to soak up
The land of fine food, superior ingredients and skillful preparation.
Parmigiano Reggiano celebrates a unique and extraordinary journey spanning a thousand years, a journey that continues today in the same places, with the same passion and the same ingredients.DISCOVER
Since 1963, the Parma Ham Consortium has delighted the world with a truly superior Italian product made with passion, care and tradition.DISCOVER
Delicius was founded here in Parma and has been producing quality anchovies for over 40 years. Preserving a craft that remains authentic, with the utmost respect for ingredients and sustainability.DISCOVER
Barilla, a story of quality and innovation for more than 140 years. It all began in Parma with a small bread and pasta shop, and ever since it has helped us celebrate good food in good company.DISCOVER
Rizzoli is the story of a Parma family and a secret recipe handed down from father to son. Since 1906, their Alici in Salsa piccante (anchovies in spicy sauce) have been an icon of Italian cuisine.DISCOVER
Since 1899, Mutti brings to your table the fruit of those who work the land every day, with such care and dedication, delivering the full flavor of 100% Italian tomatoes.DISCOVER
For Parmalat, milk and fruit are the basic ingredients for well-being, which is why it offers a range of products for a healthy and balanced life.DISCOVER
For over 125 years, handed down over many generations, Rodolfi has perpetuated the love for tomato production with tenacity, transparency and honesty.DISCOVER
Be truly amazed by how Parma brings so much of the best
Cold cuts, products of the land and great wine. This is the very heart of Italian gastronomic culture, certified and guaranteed by DOP, IGP and DOC labels.
Is still made the traditional way: with pork and a pinch of spice. Its handcrafted production and natural curing process are what make it unique.
Is the prince of salamis, a delicacy historically linked to the town of Felino, in the Parma hills. Sweet and delicate, it is produced from the finest meat from heavy pigs.
Is a flavorful and aromatic masterpiece derived from the finest part of the pork leg. As tradition teaches us, it requires patience and experience.
Are both sparkling and light, and perfect for elevating the taste of any food. Taste the hills of Parma and its rich wine-making traditions in every glass of Malvasia, Sauvignon and Lambrusco.
A treasure trove of the forest with a sweet, delicate and aromatic flavor, harvested only in late spring or late autumn.
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