Apricots are well suited to organic farming; like many other qualities of fruit, apricot likes the hilly and aired areas, with a soil rich in water and organic substances. These features can be found on the hills of Corridonia(MC), where climate is perfect for the growth of this tasteful fruit. There are several varieties of apricots, but the most common cultivars are Bora, Portici, Pink Cot and Aurora, and their seasonality embraces part of the spring and all the summer, providing a great quantity of beta-carotene and antioxidants. The high percentage of fruit contained in this jam guarantees the right assimilation of these nutrients; to have 100 grams of this tasty Organic Apricot Extra Jam, Coop. Sociale San Michele Arcangelo needs 163 grams of fruit.
The Coop. Sociale San Michele Arcangelo was founded in 2007, with the purpose of helping disadvantaged people to reintegrate into society through new incentives and growth opportunities. Over the years, with this noble purpose, the Cooperative has created a thriving business, which is closely linked to the territory and offers products rigorously certified as organic by the Environmental and Ethical Certification Institute (ICEA). San Michele Arcangelo's products are handmade, according to the traditional method, and totally respectful of the environment, everything to guarantee the highest quality for the consumer and an unforgettable experience for every palate.
General Information: Preserves can be consumed au naturel or cooked. How to eat: Preserves are delicious spread on warm bread or on a buttered focaccia or cookies. They pair well also with meat, instead of sauces, and with hard and savoury cheeses. Due to the high percentage of fruit, extra preserves are scrumptious also enjoyed by itself, as a dessert. The preserves can be used also to make baked desserts: pies, cookies and cakes.