Alce Nero’s story begins in the 1970s, when their founder Gino Girolomo wanted to create a brand that embraced organic farming and creating products that respected the land they came from in Emilia Romagna.
Today, Alce Nero is a socially-responsible cooperative company that represents more than a thousand organic farmers, beekeepers and food processors who have striven both within Italy and abroad to produce delicious, healthy, and nourishing food.
Alce Nero has nearly three hundred organic products including; pasta, rice, tomato pulp and sauces, vegetables, puréed soups, among others. Throughout their product line they have committed to producing food that comes from fields that are free of chemicals and pesticides.
Eating well means taking care of ourselves and the environment in which we live. The people who choose Alce Nero’s products love nourishing food and are attentive in their selection of foodstuffs prepared in accordance with the values of environmental, economic and social sustainability.
When was the last time you had dinner in an Italian restaurant in Canada and you thought you were dining in Italy? That’s exactly how “Ospitalità Italiana Certified”restaurants want you to feel when you visit their fine dining establishments.
Ospitalità Italiana is an official certification from Unioncamere, Italy’s federation of local Chambers of Commerce and Industry, that tells you that the food you are enjoying is unquestionably Italian: products are authentic, ingredients genuine and recipes true to the thousand year history of Italian cuisine.
Canada is home to some leading Italian Chefs. Passionate and innovative, many have refined their skills and advanced their knowledge directly in Italy. In addition, Montréal boasts a fabulous cooking school ITHQ where young aspiring chefs learn Italian technic and Italian traditional recipes from the masters.
So the next time you make reservations for an Italian dinner in a Montreal restaurant, ask if they’ve received the Ospitalità Italiana seal of approval. You will enjoy the true Italian taste.