News & press

News & press

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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