Prosciutto di Carpegna DOP

Prosciutto di Carpegna DOP is Italian cold cut made from cured ham, specifically pigs raised in the regions of Emilia Romagna, Marche, and Lombardia.


Prosciutto di Carpegna is exclusively produced in Carpegna, a town in the province of Pesaro and Urbino in the Marche region, on the eastern coast of Italy. Prosciutto di Carpegna has a typical round shape, which allows it to be easily distinguishable from the other Italian hams.

It’s taste is delicate and savoury with an intense aroma and is often best enjoyed on its own or with a slice of bread, along with a soft red wines, such as Lacrima di Morro d’Alba DOC.

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.