Production of stone fruit
Integrated production and certified controls during all growing phases. Meticulous selection based on organoleptic properties and flavor. Recognizable thanks to their sweetness, color and fragrance, apricots, plums, peaches and nectarines are available on the market from April to November.
Sweet and juicy, peaches and nectarines offer numerous health benefits as they are packed with vitamin C, beta-carotene and potassium, which boost the immune system and have important antioxidant properties against free radicals. Suffice to think that a medium-sized peach provides 10% of the recommended daily dose of vitamin C.
These colourful, sweet and juicy fruits have a dual identity: they can be eaten fresh or dried or cooked. Available in Europe from June to December, they grow in warm and temperate climates from the Prunus tree, a shrub belonging to the Rosacea family and are the result of the successful union between a wild plum tree and a cherry tree.
The apricot reached the Mediterranean thanks to the Arabs who brought it here in the 1st century AD from China and the vast territories of Central Asia where it had grown since 3000 BC. Ripe apricots should be firm to the touch, but not hard (a sign that the fruit is still not ripe enough). The fruit should therefore be soft, but should not give too much when squeezed.