SPZ.0300.0060 SPZ.0300.0060

Polesano PDO Whole Italian Black Garlic


Net weight: 60 g - 2.12 oz



Produced through a thermal maturation process, without the addition of preservatives or chemical additives. The process of obtaining this garlic is completely natural and takes place in a temperature and humidity controlled environment for about 1 month at temperatures between 50 and 80 degrees. This method of production greatly enhances the characteristics of the garlic, giving it its typical black colour, unique flavour and texture.

COD: SPZ.0300.0060
EAN: 8052462860151
Nutritional values
Average values ​​for 100 gr
Energy value
799 kJ / 189 kcal
0 g
of which saturated
0 g
32 g
of which sugars
32 g
9,8 g
11 g
0,04 g

Italian black garlic, obtained through controlled thermal maturation from Aglio Bianco Polesano DOP

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Did you know that ... the ageing process makes Whole Black Garlic PDO extremely digestible compared to conventional fresh garlic.

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Aglio Nero Intero Polesano DOP: its origins and tradition

Aglio Nero Intero Polesano DOP is a certified product that comes from the Polesine region, located in the Veneto region, known for being an area rich in fertile soil suitable for the cultivation of agricultural products. This variety of garlic has been known in the area for a long time and has a tradition dating back more than 2000 years. Aglio Nero Intero Polesano DOP, also known as 'Vittorio Veneto garlic', is derived from an ancient strain of garlic native to the area. Its roots date back to medieval times when local peasants used it to fight disease and aid digestion.

Benefits and Properties of Polesano Whole Garlic PDO

Aglio Nero Intero Polesano DOP has a wealth of nutrients, including vitamins and minerals that provide a range of health benefits.

  • Garlic Nero Polesano is said to be rich in antioxidants, such as selenium and allicin, which can be helpful in cancer prevention.
  • Polesano Black Garlic is also rich in dietary fibre, which is essential for intestinal health.
  • It helps lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood, thus increasing blood circulation.
  • This particular type of garlic also seems to promote restful sleep and has often been considered a natural remedy for the common cold.
  • Chewing fresh cloves of Negro Polesano garlic can also provide some relief if you suffer from migraines or headaches.

Cooking Uses of Polesano Black Garlic PDO

In the kitchen, Aglio Nero Intero Polesano DOP can be used in various ways:

  • Rubbed on hot bread or salads
  • Added to stews or ragouts
  • Used as a base for flavouring sauces
  • Prepared as a condiment to be spread on roasted meat or grilled fish

Its remarkable fragrance makes it an ideal ingredient for many culinary preparations, and its rich, intense flavour distinguishes tasty dishes.

 The importance of PDO certification

PDO certification guarantees the quality of the product, as it guarantees that the garlic has been grown and processed following strict production rules in the designated geographical area and using specific seed varieties. The production process of Aglio Nero Intero Polesano DOP involves a number of important steps such as: preparation of the soil, planting of the stalks followed by harvesting and drying of the garlic cloves on racks in the open air until they turn black.

It is thanks to the PDO certification that the final consumer can be guaranteed that the product purchased is authentic Aglio Nero Intero Polesano DOP coming directly from the Polesine region.

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