The renowned Almond of Toritto, cultivar Filippo Cea, recognized as one of the best almonds in Italy and in the world.
Variety Filippo Cea is predominant, with other native cultivars of Apulia and specifically of Bari area, give an intense, harmonious and elegant flavour that is characterized by a pronounced sweetness, fragrance and uniqueness.
It is ideal for use in pastry, also excellent to be eaten as is, also to garnish pasta or rice first courses and salads.
Contado, Toritto, Bari, Puglia, Italy.
A cooperative that brings together hundreds of members in a territory that has worked with passion and love for agriculture for centuries.
At the foot of the Parco Nazionale dell’ Alta Murgia , between century-old olive trees and fine almonds of the fine label Filippo Cea , it is situated the cooperative oil mill Contado. A cooperative that brings together hundreds of members in a territory that has worked with passion and love for agriculture for centuries.
It is in these lands heated by the sun that the organic extra virgin oil Contado is produced. This is also the cradle of the almond of Toritto , with its most important variety ” Filippo Cea “. It is also the land of century-old trees that have been the lifeblood of an entire country for over five hundred years.
The agro of Toritto (Bari, Puglia, Italia) is the place where time seems to stand still : plant cultivation , sowing and crops are punctuated by the slow pace of the rhythm of the seasons.
Nature offers its fruits; the oil mill Contado honours nature by preserving and caring it everyday. Toritto is the capital of biodiversity .