A virtuous system with the PGI mark

The cultivation and distribution system of Emilia Romagna is the first in the world in terms of size and, because of its exceptional quality, in 1998 it was the first fruit to receive IGP recognition in the European Union. The Protected Geographical Indication protects the producers of the vocational areas among:

In Emilia Romagna pears have found their natural habitat, favored by excellent climatic and soil conditions. More than 70% of Italian pears, in fact, come from this region and, thanks to their high quality and production standards, are appreciated all over the world.


The cultivation of Pears of Emilia Romagna with the PGI mark is guaranteed and controlled in all its procedures by a detailed production regulations that allows a production in respect of the fruit, the environment and the health of the consumer. Each phase of the production process is monitored by control structures that allow the total traceability of the products, the guarantee of quality and the certainty of taste, from production to marketing. This means:

Small cultivation size

Strict quality and health controls

Attention and respect for crops and the environment

Traceability of each production system

Application of Italian and European standards of the integrated and/or biological system

The Consortium

Since May 2002, the Consortium has been working to defend the quality of pears from Emilia Romagna, enforcing the production regulations and enhancing, through communication and support to producers and consumers, the products in order to promote their consumption in Italy and abroad.


Beneficiario: Consorzio di Tutela Pera dell’Emilia Romagna IGP
Autorità di gestione: Direzione generale Agricoltura, caccia e pesca Regione Emilia-Romagna

“Il Consorzio di Tutela della Pera dell’Emilia Romagna IGP è beneficiario di un contributo FEASR per un progetto approvato in ambito PSR Emilia-Romagna 2014-2020 – Tipo di operazione 3.2.01 ‘Attività di promozione e informazione da gruppi di produttori sui mercati interni’, per un importo di spesa ammessa pari ad € 299.934,60. Per maggiori informazioni su FEASR CLICCARE QUI

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