SCC.0050.0450 SCC.0050.0450

Black Fortore Bean

Net weight: 450 g - 15.87 oz

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Fagiolo Nero del Fortore harvested by hand following tradition so as to preserve its organoleptic properties, in an elegant jute bucket.

COD: SCC.0050.0450
EAN: 8052570770083

Dried fortore black bean

Tips and curiosities of the tomolo

Did you know that ... its thin skin and small size allow it to be cooked without the need for prior soaking, a rare occurrence among its category of legumes.

Since 2000, the Campania Region has included the product among its recognised traditional food products (PAT).

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Description of  Black Fortore Bean: A complete review

 Black Fortore Bean is a delicacy of Campania cuisine, characterised by its intense flavour and creamy texture. This legume is grown by hand in Campania using traditional methods. It has an intense black colour and a rounded shape, characteristics that make it a favourite ingredient in many local recipes. Thanks to its soft texture, Fagiolo Nero del Fortore is perfect for making soups and broths, but it is also delicious cooked in sauces or in salads. In any case, it is a quality product with exceptional nutritional properties and a unique, unmistakable flavour.

The health benefits of Black Fortore Bean

Fagiolo Nero del Fortore is not only a tasty and versatile ingredient, but also a food rich in nutritional properties beneficial to health. Let's find out what they are:

  • It is a source of vegetable protein, fibre and B vitamins, which help maintain the proper functioning of the nervous system and energy metabolism
  • Contains important minerals such as iron, calcium and potassium, which help maintain strong bones, healthy muscles and an efficient immune system
  • The high antioxidant content of this legume makes it a valuable ally in the prevention of chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and certain types of cancer

In short, eating Black Fortore Bean is not only a pleasure for the palate, but also an investment in health.

Cultivation methods

The cultivation is artisanal and respects ancient techniques handed down from generation to generation. The seeds are planted by hand and the plants are carefully tended using only natural methods. Harvesting the beans is done by hand, one by one, and requires a great deal of patience and skill. This slow and careful process guarantees the highest quality of the final product.