SPZ.0402.0030 SPZ.0402.0030

PGI Tropea Onion Powder

Net weight: 30 g



Organic Tropea Onion Powder is a true culinary gem, produced with love and dedication through certified organic agricultural practices. This exceptional culinary ingredient captures the aromatic richness and unmistakable flavour of the famous Tropea onion, offering a delicacy of exceptional quality. The precious packaging is inspired by ancient amphora lids, a tribute to the cultural heritage of Calabria.

Tropea onions are grown without the use of chemical fertilisers or harmful pesticides. Each phase of their growth cycle is controlled by the farmers' careful attention, respecting the natural life cycles of the plant, using the ancient technique of green manuring (burying certain plants in order to maintain or increase soil fertility). This practice helps to maintain the purity of the soil and the health of the plant itself, while preserving local biodiversity.

COD: SPZ.0402.0030
EAN: 8052570772070
Nutritional values
Average values ​​for 100 gr
Energy value
1427 kJ - 341 kcal
1,1 g
of which saturated
0,2 g
79 g
of which sugars
6,6 g
10 g
15 g
0,18 g

Tropea Onion 100%

Tips and curiosities of the tomolo

The Red Onion of Tropea is one of the symbols of the coastal town of Calabria, so much so that there is an annual festival in September dedicated to this onion, where local products and the culture of the region are celebrated, the "Tropea Experience", a meeting point between the territory and its precious and tasty product.

The Consortium for the Protection of the Red Onion of Tropea Calabria PGI was established to spread knowledge and increase the value of this exceptional product, the Red Onion of Tropea Calabria, whose superior quality is assured by the PGI seal. This onion is still processed exclusively through manual methods. Its production not only represents a fundamental pillar for the economy but also has great social and cultural value, thanks to its deep connection with the region. The "Red Onion of Tropea Calabria" is renowned for its very sweet taste, crunchy texture, and its characteristic red color, qualities that make it extremely desirable and sought after, to the point of being nicknamed "Red Gold of Calabria".

Benefits and characteristics of the Tropea red onion

The Tropea red onion is a variety of onion with a delicate and sweet flavour, characterised by its bright colour and elongated shape. This vegetable is appreciated not only for its unique flavour, but also for its many health benefits. Some of the characteristics and benefits of the Tropea red onion are

  • Tropea red onion is a source of antioxidants such as quercetin, which can help protect cells from oxidative stress and prevent inflammation-related diseases.
  • Thanks to its vitamin C content, Tropea red onion can boost the immune system, helping the body to fight infections.
  • Compounds in red onion may help reduce inflammation in the body, providing potential relief for conditions such as arthritis.
  • Regular consumption of red onion may be associated with a lower risk of heart disease due to its ability to lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
  • The fibre in red onion can promote good digestion and help keep the bowels regular.

Culinary uses of Tropea red onion powder

Tropea Red Onion Powder is a convenient and gourmet way to enjoy its delicious flavour and health benefits in many culinary preparations. Here are some of the ways you can use this powder in your kitchen:

  • Add Tropea Red Onion Powder to soups, sauces, salad dressings, marinades and meat or fish dishes to add a touch of sweetness and depth.
  • It can also be used to enrich the flavour of bread, focaccia and pizza dough.
  • It is ideal for seasoning main dishes, such as pasta and peas.
  • Sprinkle red onion powder on chips, popcorn or other snacks for a unique and delicious flavour.
  • Mix Red Onion Powder with Greek yoghurt or mayonnaise to make dips for vegetables or nachos.
  • Use Red Onion Powder to season vegetable dishes such as omelettes, casseroles or side dishes for an extra touch of flavour.
  • Try it on semi-hard cheeses such as Toma.

Tropea Red Onion Powder is a versatile seasoning that can enhance the flavour of many dishes. Its versatility in the kitchen, combined with its health benefits, make it a valuable choice for culinary enthusiasts looking to add a touch of sweetness and complexity to their preparations.