Established in 2003, the Consortium is actively involved in the protection and promotion of Italian Cacciatore Salami PDO.
Members use the same easily and immediately identifiable consortium label to facilitate recognition of product by consumers.
What does being a PDO mean?
ASSOCIATION NAME – Consorzio Cacciatore Italiano
SCOPE OF THE CONSORTIUM – To protect, promote and generally take care of interests relating to Italian Cacciatore Salami PDO
DATE OF INCORPORATION – 26 June 2003
CONTACT – Milanofiori, strada 4 palazzo Q8
20089 Rozzano (MI)
Tel: 02 8925901
PRESIDENT – Lorenzo Beretta
DIRECTOR: Gianluigi Ligasacchi
MARKETING MANAGER: Sara Margiotta
NUMBER OF CONSORTIUM MEMBER COMPANIES – 22
TOTAL PRODUCTION 2014 – Approximately 3.5 million kilos
The Consortium has the authority to take action along the entire Italian Salami Cacciatore PDO production chain, also with regard to non-consortium members. It has monitoring powers, which include the use of inspectors to safeguard against violations, imitations, acts of piracy and counterfeiting in Italy and abroad.
It promotes programmes to improve quality in terms of health and safety, and the chemical, physical, sensory and nutritional characteristics of the protected product.
With recognition of the Consortium by the Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies in 2005, the body became officially accredited to carry out the tasks of information, protection and promotion of Italian Cacciatore Salami PDO.