Valdarno Tarese

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Valdarno Tarese

This flat pancetta can reach an enormous size, with the sides measuring as much as 50 centimeters, sometimes even up to 80. Valdarno Tarese is made from the back, belly and part of the prized chine (separated from the thigh and the front trunk) of heavy pigs, which used to weigh as much as 200 kilos. The result has a pronounced, persistent flavor, though it is more subtle and delicate than other cured meats made in a similar way.

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Season

The pancetta is produced year-round, except during the hottest months. It must age for at least 90 days.

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The Presidium has started by reconstructing a local supply chain, with all of its members working in harmony and making quality and tradition their most important objectives. Thanks to the commitment of the Arezzo livestock farmers’ association, several selected local farms now supply the Presidium butchers with meat from pigs raised following the Presidium protocol. Only Tarese from this controlled chain bears the brand of the Valdarno Tarese producers’ association and the Slow Food Presidium.

Production area
Montevarchi, San Giovanni Valdarno, Bucine and Terranuova Bracciolini Municipalities, Valdarno area, Arezzo Province

Presidium supported by
Arezzo Provincial Authority, Arezzo Chamber of Commerce, Municipality of Montevarchi
Mauro Cioni
Montevarchi (Ar)
Piazza Roanne, 9
tel. +39 055 901767-338 8084213

Carlo Fabbrini
San Giovanni Valdarno (Ar)
Via Roma, 7
tel. +39 055 9122593-347 0076999

Andrea Fantechi
Montevarchi (Ar)
Via Burzagli, 116
tel. +39 055 9102005-333 2391066
techi74@gmail.com

Luciano e Mauro Sani
Bucine (Ar)
Via Niccolò Angeli, 15
tel. +39 055 992312
339 4097789
macelleriasani@gmail.com
Slow Food Presidium Producers’ Coordinator
Andrea Fantechi
tel. +39 3332391066
techi74@gmail.com

Slow Food Presidium Coordinator
Luca Fabbri
tel. +39 3271834499
info@fabbriluca.eu
The Presidium has started by reconstructing a local supply chain, with all of its members working in harmony and making quality and tradition their most important objectives. Thanks to the commitment of the Arezzo livestock farmers’ association, several selected local farms now supply the Presidium butchers with meat from pigs raised following the Presidium protocol. Only Tarese from this controlled chain bears the brand of the Valdarno Tarese producers’ association and the Slow Food Presidium.

Production area
Montevarchi, San Giovanni Valdarno, Bucine and Terranuova Bracciolini Municipalities, Valdarno area, Arezzo Province

Presidium supported by
Arezzo Provincial Authority, Arezzo Chamber of Commerce, Municipality of Montevarchi
Mauro Cioni
Montevarchi (Ar)
Piazza Roanne, 9
tel. +39 055 901767-338 8084213

Carlo Fabbrini
San Giovanni Valdarno (Ar)
Via Roma, 7
tel. +39 055 9122593-347 0076999

Andrea Fantechi
Montevarchi (Ar)
Via Burzagli, 116
tel. +39 055 9102005-333 2391066
techi74@gmail.com

Luciano e Mauro Sani
Bucine (Ar)
Via Niccolò Angeli, 15
tel. +39 055 992312
339 4097789
macelleriasani@gmail.com
Slow Food Presidium Producers’ Coordinator
Andrea Fantechi
tel. +39 3332391066
techi74@gmail.com

Slow Food Presidium Coordinator
Luca Fabbri
tel. +39 3271834499
info@fabbriluca.eu

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StateItaly
RegionTuscany

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