Italy features 20 regions, each of them with peculiar cultural traits, traditions and heritage.
With its 4,698 regional food specialties, Italy is the country with the highest number of typical food products.
Each food product in a specific area reflects the culture of the region where it is harvested according to seasonality, climate and local expertise.
In order to safeguard the origin of the product and biodiversity and the cohesion of the local communities, the European Union has established a certification process, according to the following scheme:
Gioielli Dop is pleased to promote Italian Food Heritage through a worldwide premiere: the first jewelry collection, entirely designed and hand-made in Italy, reproducing Italian regional food specialties.
Ah, by the way. Italy is the country with the highest number of properties inscribed on the World Heritage List, preserved by UNESCO.