Capocollo di Calabria DOP

Capocollo di Calabria DOP is a cold cut made from the top part of the loin of a pig, specifically pigs born and raised in the region Calabria in southern Italy.


Capocollo di Calabria DOP is one of the most appreciated and beloved Italian cold cuts , with a taste that is simultaneously delicate and spicy. Capocollo is great alone, finely sliced, as an appetizer or a traditional snack, along with a toasted slice of bread.

It can be paired with a full-bodied red wines such as the local Cirò DOC or Primitivo di Manduria DOC from Puglia.

true italian taste

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.