Crudo di Cuneo DOP

Crudo di Cuneo DOP is a salted and cured ham obtained by processing raw pig thighs, produced in the provinces of Cuneo, for which it is named after, and the provinces of Asti and Turin, in the region of Piemonte.


Crudo di Cuneo DOP has a large round shape and weighs between 8.5 and 12 kg, and is bright red in colour. The consistency is soft and compact and it has a distinct sweet taste and a strong aroma.

The cold cut is a perfect entrée or second course to be eaten on its own or together with other local charcuterie products and cheeses, it is also often served with fruits to help bring out its flavour especially melon, kiwi and figs.

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.