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11/07/2024 Prosciutto di Parma at Texas Restaurant Show

As part of a project co-financed by the European Union, we will participate for the first time in the Texas Restaurant Show, scheduled in San Antonio on 14 and 15 July. We will be at stand n. 741, which will be shared with the Grana Padano Consortium, our partner in the European project.

20/06/2024 The Parma Ham Consortium at Summer Fancy Food Show

The Parma Ham Consortium flies to New York, where it will be the protagonist of the Summer Fancy Food Show from June 23rd to the 25th. The reference fair for the food and beverage sector on the East Coast of the United States is confirmed as an unmissable event for the Parma PDO protection body […]

03/05/2024 Parma Ham Consortium at Cibus 2024

The Parma Ham Consortium will be at CIBUS, the Italian reference fair for the agri-food sector, which will take place in Parma from 7 to 10 May. During the four days of the fair, the Consortium’s stand will be a place of meeting and discussion between the companies producing Parma Ham and their Italian and […]

05/10/2023 The Parma Ham Consortium at Anuga 2023

The Parma Ham Consortium returns to be a protagonist at Anuga, the largest international exhibition dedicated to the food sector, which will take place in Cologne from 7 to 11 October. In a year full of challenges but also of important goals achieved – including the sixtieth anniversary of the foundation of the organization and […]

02/10/2023 Parma Ham Consortium Announces New Production Rules

The Consorzio Prosciutto di Parma announced new rules governing the production of its world-renowned cured ham. Beginning September 4, 2023, fresh pork legs entering production to become Prosciutto di Parma must meet these standards. In agreement with all components of the Parma Ham branch, it was time to revise the production documents thirty years after […]

05/05/2023 Consorzio del Prosciutto di Parma: a sustainability goal ahead for pre-sliced packs

Prosciutto di Parma takes up the ecological challenge and carries out research to identify more sustainable alternatives to the traditional packaging of the pre-sliced product. Driven by consumption habits that have strengthened considerably during the pandemic period, in recent years sales of Parma in packs performed exceptionally well, and, despite the fact that consumers’ purchasing […]

18/04/2023 1963-2023: the Parma Ham Consortium turns 60 years old

Year 2023 is a very significant milestone for the Parma Ham Consortium: it marks 60 years since its founding. It was 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, 1963, when, at the Parma Chamber of Commerce, 23 producers formed the Parma Ham Consortium on a private and voluntary basis and approved its bylaws, united by the […]

03/11/2022 Call for the selection of an “implementing body” for co-funded projects published – Regulation (EU) No. 1144/2014

Within the framework of the grant program for information and promotion actions concerning agricultural products – Regulation (EU) No. 1144/2014 – notice is hereby given of the publication in the Official Gazette of the Call for Tenders for the selection of an “Implementing Body” in charge of carrying out the related activities. If approved, the […]

21/10/2022 Prosciutto di Parma strengthens ties with US restaurants. 

Prosciutto di Parma partners up with three major US restaurant chains.   In view of the extraordinary growth recorded last year (+32% in volume of exported product) and the positive performance recorded in the first few months of 2022, the United States confirms itself as the leading foreign market.   The catering sector, which was hit […]

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Since 2016, the Prosciutto di Parma Specialist program aims at identifying and enhancing the independent outlets around the world which thoroughly succeed in conveying the tradition, versatility and recognized nutritional heritage of Parma Ham. In other words, its values. Building on the extraordinary results achieved abroad-where being recognised as a Specialist represents a consolidated attribute […]

13/09/2022 SIAL Paris 2022 – Consorzio del Prosciutto di Parma, Hall 6-E131

Consorzio Prosciutto di Parma will be at  SIAL 2022, 15-19 October Prosciutto di Parma producers and their clients , professionals and visitors are welcome: Consorzio del Prosciutto  di Parma Hall 6-E131

02/09/2022 Prosciutto di Parma – Food Hotel Asia 2022

Consorzio del Prosciutto di Parma welcomes its associate producers  and professionals and any visitors on its booth at a strategic Asian trade show: Food Hotel Asia 5-8 September 2022 Consorzio del Prosciutto di Parma Visit us at: 5L2-01

09/02/2022 Prosciutto di Parma in trays, an excellent year

Despite the general uncertainty due to the persistence of the pandemic, 2021 was a record year for sales of Prosciutto di Parma in trays, which increased by about 6% and for the first time, amounting for the first time to over 2 million sliced dry-cured hams, with more than 100 million packages. After a fairly […]

01/02/2022 Prosciutto di Parma returns in the United States

After a few years’ suspension due to the pandemic, Prosciutto di Parma returns to the United States to participate in person in the Winter Fancy Food Show, which will take place from 6 to 8 February in Las Vegas. We are still living in times of great uncertainty, but we need to look forward and […]

29/06/2021 Alessandro Utini new President of the Consortium

The Board of Directors of the Prosciutto di Parma Consortium, which met today in its offices in Largo Calamandrei, appointed Alessandro Utini as president of the protection body that today includes 140 producers of Prosciutto di Parma. Alessandro Utini is thus back at the helm of the Consortium, where he had already held the role […]

13/05/2021 Prosciutto di Parma launches a virtuous supply chain project

A virtuous and more sustainable supply chain for Parma Ham. This is the goal of PARSUTT – PARma ham high SUsTainability sTandard, the project coordinated by the Animal Production Research Centre – CRPA of Reggio Emilia and funded by the Emilia-Romagna Region, which involves the direct participation of the protection Consortium, a select number of […]

16/04/2021 Prosciutto di Parma 2020

Prosciutto di Parma closes 2020 with a marked reduction in production: about 8,700,000 hams produced, down 2.2%, while 7,800,000 pork legs were sent for processing, a 10% decrease compared to 2019. The 2020 saw a general downturn in the dry-cured ham market. In this context, sales of Parma Ham in Italy in the modern distribution […]

17/03/2021 160th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Italy and the United States – 1861-2021

160 years of diplomatic relations between Italy and the United States. In 160 years Italy and United States have strengthened their democratic path, shared the same values ​​of freedom, promoted human rights, respect for minorities, the rule of law. The 160th anniversary “Guestbook” testifies to the deep friendship between Italy and the United States through […]

10/12/2020 New Plan for Supply Regulation 2021-2023

Good news for the sector has arrived when needed most: the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policies has approved the Plan for Supply Regulation of Prosciutto di Parma for the three-year period 2021-2023. The Plan, which will enter into force on 1 January 2021, is a fundamental strategic tool for the development of the […]

10/12/2020 Parma Ham: Production Specifications at the European Commission

Positive conclusion for the domestic assessment of the proposed amendment of the Parma Ham Production Specification by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policies that sent the dossier to the European Commission to complete the preliminary investigation phase maintaining the rest of the text submitted by the Consortium unaltered. We are very satisfied with […]

29/10/2020 Prosciutto di Parma in The world’s 50 best foods of CNN Traveller

The famous CNN Traveller’s ranking of the “World’s best foods” has just been updated confirming Prosciutto di Parma stable at the 31st place. Italy conquers another two places in the ranking with Lasagna’s 23rd place and Pizza Napoletana ranks second on the podium. The presence of Prosciutto di Parma in the ranking confirms its year-on-year […]

15/10/2020 Traceability and Total Transparency for the PDO Pig Production Chain

Transparency, identification and traceability at every step of production of designations Prosciutto di San Daniele PDO and Prosciutto di Parma PDO thanks to the development of a totally computerised traceability system (Registro Italiano Filiera Tutelata) that is the pillar of the new control plans that have been in place since 1 January 2020. This important […]

02/09/2020 Parma Ham Festival 2020

The Parma Ham Festival, which, for over 20 years, has been celebrating the king of hams and its area of origin simply had to be held also this year. However, the XXIII Parma Ham Festival will have a new taste because it will be hosted in Instagram digital environment, where it will stand out thanks […]

06/08/2020 Parma Ham: proposed amendments to the Specifications in the Official Journal

Yesterday, the Italian Ministry of agriculture, food and forestry policies published the proposed amendments to the Parma Ham Production Specifications in the Official Journal of the Italian Republic, as submitted by the Consortium. After obtaining the favourable opinion of the Emilia-Romagna Regional Government, the assessment procedure by the Ministry began in January and has just […]

04/08/2020 Prosciutto di Parma, the actions supporting the production chain continue

In the past days, the Ministry of agriculture, food and forestry policies (MIPAAF) made official another extraordinary measure to deal with the current crisis of the production chain of PDO hams.  This measure refers to the so-called “private storage” and, based on the provisions of the Italian DL Rilancio (the legislative decree to relaunch the […]

12/06/2020 Prosciutto di Parma starts off with a plan to leave the crisis behind

The Parma Ham industry implements a package of actions aimed at supporting the production system of the PDO, get over the current downturn and curb damage as much as possible. Like all the sectors, the Coronavirus pandemic has affected heavily also Parma Ham, to the extent of an overall recorded loss of at least 30% […]

19/12/2019 Winter Fancy Food Show 2020 – Visit us at booth 1351

Visit us at Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco (USA), 19-21 January 2020 booth 1351

17/12/2019 Approved the new Control Plan of the PDO

The Central Inspectorate of Quality Protection and Fraud Repression for Agri-food Products  (ICQRF), part of the Italian Ministry of Agriculture, has approved, today via Ministerial Decree, the new Control Plan for the Prosciutto di Parma production chain. On 1st January 2020 the provisions of the Plan entered into force and CSQA Certificazioni officially started its […]

05/07/2019 A new strategic plan for the Prosciutto di Parma PDO sector

The Consorzio del Prosciutto di Parma and its producers redefine the strategy to relaunch the sector focusing on four pillars: total neutrality of controls, task force of experts dedicated to certification, change and strengthening of controls, revision of production Specifications. Four strategic choices that the Board of Directors of the Consortium decided on 4 July […]

21/06/2019 Prosciutto di Parma at Fancy Food, New York

The Parma Ham Consortium will be present at the Summer Fancy Food the food fair scheduled to take place in New York from 23 to 25 of June together with the Grana Padano Consortium. CONSORZIO DEL PROSCIUTTO DI PARMA STAND N. 2716 -2819

30/04/2019 Prosciutto di Parma at SIAL in Canada

HAMCHEE will last three years and has the objective of spreading and improving knowledge of PDO products among North American consumers and of increasing competitiveness and consumption through a number of initiatives that include training sessions for sector operators, trade shows and events open to the public, activities in store and with the HoReCA world.

01/04/2019 GIs – Italian cultural heritage

A patrimonialization process based on a cultural construction that focuses on those PDO and PGI agri-food and wine productions able todevelop. reinvent and reinforce over time the link between products and territories with the complex of sociaI, political and economic institutions and with that of artistic and immaterial activities.

21/10/2018 Prosciutto di Parma at SIAL, Paris

Looking abroad and opening up to internationalization has become key to keeping competitive – said Vittorio Capanna, President of the Consortium. France, our host in the next few days, is a historic market of ours, and together with Germany also the most important one in terms of exports.

02/08/2018 Parma Ham Festival 2018

Andrea Berton launches the 21st edition and Davide Oldani is at the Cittadella

29/06/2018 Parma Ham in New York

The Parma Ham Consortium is present this year too at the Summer Fancy Food Show, the food fair scheduled to take place in New York from 30th June to 2nd July. As usual, the Consortium will be present in the Italian pavilion. CONSORZIO DEL PROSCIUTTO DI PARMA STAND N. 2716-2817

02/05/2018 Prosciutto di Parma at Cibus

The exhibition space of the Prosciutto di Parma Consortium, located in Pavilion 2 – I 26, is an area of 180m2 decorated in the distinctive style and colours of the brand and bearing the names of all the producers; a place that will facilitate meetings between Consortium companies and their clients, and also offer a showcase […]

01/05/2018 SIAL Canada 2018

Prosciutto di Parma will be present at SIAL Canada 2018, the food fair scheduled to take place in Montreal from 2 to 4 May. CONSORZIO DEL PROSCIUTTO DI PARMA Padiglione Italiano: 1308-1310

19/03/2018 It’s official: Taiwan opens to Prosciutto di Parma

Prosciutto di Parma can finally be exported to Taiwan, as it opens to import pork meat products from Italy.

06/03/2018 Parma Ham in Tokyo

The Consorzio will participate in the Foodex, the Asia’s largest exhibition dedicated on food and drink, taking place from 6 to 9 March at Makuhari Messe in Tokyo.

12/02/2018 Supermarket Trade Show

The Consorzio will participate in the Supermarket Trade Show, taking place from 14 to 16 February at Tokyo’s Makuhari Messe, one of the Japan’s largest exhibition centre.

22/01/2018 At the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco

An inevitable rendezvous for the Parma Ham Consortium that is present this year too at the Winter Fancy Food Show, the food fair scheduled to take place in San Francisco until the 23rd of January. As usual, the Consortium will be present in the Italian pavilion. CONSORZIO DEL PROSCIUTTO DI PARMA STAND N. 3829

01/01/2018 2018 calendar: Parma Ham in the world

During 2018, the Parma Ham Consortium will take part in the following international shows and exhibitions:   WINTER FANCY FOOD, S. Francisco, January 21-23 SUPERMARKET TRADE SHOW, Tokyo, February 14-16 FOODEX, Tokyo, March 6-9 FOOD HOTEL ASIA, Singapore, April 24-27 SIAL CANADA, Montreal, May 2-4 SUMMER FANCY FOOD, New York, June 30 – 2 July […]

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