The underwood and the fertile vegetation of the forests convering Parma’s
Appennines offer a rich range of natural products.
The delicious mushrooms PORE FUNGI from Borgotaro and Berceto valleys are the best world
for quality and taste.
The frangrant WILD STRAWBERRIES called “spagnolen” in the local dialect, were a favourite
treat for the Duchess Marie Louise, Napoleone’s wife.
RASBERRIES and BILDBERRIES can be enjoyed either fresh during the season or preserved in glass jars by the local food processing industry.
white and black TRUFFLES are found in the Apennines or along the Po and Parma river banks.
Fragrant CHESTUNTS are produced in large amouts by old chestnut woods of this area.