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Ragusa Carob

Carob, known as “carrua” in Sicilian dialect, is the fruit of the carob (Ceratonia siliqua L.), an evergreen tree that is native to the Mediterranean. Cultivation is concentrated in the province of Ragusa, in the territory between the Dirillo and Anapo valleys. Its most common varieties are the “Latinissima”, the “Racemosa”, the “Morescona”, the “Saccarata” … Continue reading Ragusa Carob