The lampascione or tassel hyacinth or muscari or wild onion with a bow is a wild plant (not farmed), which grows wild in Puglia, the bulb reflects the shape of onion. It has a slightly bitter taste and an excellent nutritional value, has a good diuretic (and pyretic) properties, it seems that has no contraindications. The wild onions contain numerous vitamins and minerals. For the high consumption, the company withdraws them directly from North Africa, then burying them to make them germinate in their farm (for at least 6 months) to give the lampascioni the typical taste of those of Puglia. They are then disinterred by hand to be processed, cleaned up one by one by selecting the best bulbs that are cooked, flavored and preserved in extra virgin olive oil from Puglia.
The tassel hyacinth can be used as such as an appetizer or as a side dish, recommended with meats.
Availability: all year according to the availability list and / or corporate stock.
Ingredients: lampascioni or tassel hyacinth 76%, extra virgin olive oil, white wine vinegar, herbs in variable proportions (origin Puglia - Italy), salt 2%.
Acidity regulator: citric acid (E330).
Agrinitti, Castellana Grotte, Bari, Apulia, Italy.
The agricultural production and food processing company was founded by chemical technician Vito Nitti back in 1984.
In company initially it took place only agricultural production activities in particular the cultivation of mushrooms. In 1992, Mr Nitti warned a strong need to enhance even more manufacturing of farm products in transforming pickles, sauces, creams, condiments, jams etc.
Continuous and repeated even today, courses and research gave the company the possibility to establish collaborative relationships, almost continuous, with higher technical institutes for chemical-technology-focused, hospitality and agriculture, with the Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Bari and with the European Agronomic Institute IAMB of Valenzano. The company cooperates with them by performing for Superior Technical training courses and internships in the food industry and research on new products and processing methods.
The AGRINITTI farm produces and preserves vegetables in extra virgin olive oil, using carefully selected raw materials and check the origin, even from a microbiological point of view, without preservatives or colorings.
Year by year, experimenting with pleasure new products and crops, Agrinitti increased the type and amount of crop farm directly without the use of pesticides and fertilizers in order to offer the best authenticity guarantees and security for consumers. Especially the freshly picked, with their freshness and quality, are processed to preserve the most of their characteristics.
Pickled vegetables, mushrooms, tomato sauce, canned tomatoes, sauces, pickles, jams, fruit juices, creams and sauces enrich the range, which includes more than one hundred and twenty kinds of products.
Everything is made with HACCP self-control system in the implementation of the EC Regulation 852/2004 and Legislative Decree 193/2007 and in accordance with EC Reg. 178/02 on the compulsory traceability of food.
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