Fresh biological artichoke of Montelupone
There are four types of fresh organic artichoke, which can be reserved, depending on the time of harvest from the plant:
Top artichokes: mammole or cimaroli
They are the first flower heads of each plant and therefore the largest ones, they are also called "mothers", their weight can exceed 180-200 grams.
1st category artichokes
They are medium-sized products, weighing about 80-100 grams. They grow after the top and before the little artichokes.
Carciofi di IIª categoria
They differ from the first category because they are smaller and weigh 50-70 grams.
They are the final products of the artichoke plant, small in size, used mainly for preserves in oil or in vinegar, weigh 30-50 grams.
In our fields it is cultivated following the Disciplinary of production of the Biological Artichoke of Montelupone.
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