From Italy with Love…and a lot of organic fruit! 🥑 🇮🇹
Orteat starts shipping organic products from its Italian farmers to some European countries.
Sorry if you find some Italian words or some mistakes, we are working on improving our International website.
In the meantime, we don't want you to lose the chance to try out our farmers' products!
Orteat's Organic Red Onion of Trope PGI
What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of Calabrian delicacies?
Yes, exactly, the Red Onion of tropea, the red gold of Calabria, wordly well-known, loved and appreciated by everybody!
This secular vegetable is cultivated in Calabria according to traditional and ancient farming practices. Its success is undoubtedly due to its sweetness, its crunchy texture and unmistakable red color.
The Organic Red Onion fo Tropea is PGI is for fresh consumption. During the whole year, this type of onion changes in shape, size and preservation; the variety currently available on Orteat s the Cipollotto of Tropea. Cipollotto is an early variety of onion and it is characterized by a tender pulp and a delicate taste, which make it pleasant even when eaten raw. Differently from onions, Cipollotto is a very perishable vegeteble which can be stored in the fridge for only few days.
The production and processing of this small vegetables is very peculiar because is competely hand made. Indeed, the cultivation land in which it is grown doesn't allow the use of mechanical harvesters. The production is not only labor intensive but it is also characterised by a slow and patient harvesting process that makes the production of the PGI Red Onion very long and tiring. Each root is planted and followed during the entire growth process, the vegetable ripens under constant care and attention and the result is an authentic product which enhances the land and it resources.
The PGI Red Onion of Tropea that we sell on Orteat it is grown in Calabria, following entirely organic agricultural practices tha reward sustainability. Ancient and traditional processing methods are combined with an ethical model that protects the environment and preserves its resources.
Briatico Welfare Farm
Gregorio's story is simple, natural and authentic. It is a story made of interwining, traditions and innovations.
He comes from a family in which the passion for land and for agriculture is spread and intense. Gregorio tells us that he is the "son of this art": in fact, his parents and before them his gr ...
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Orteat follows the course of nature and respects it. We don't like to import products from other countries, and we don't like using artificial techniques to extend their seasonality. Each product grows and matures at a given time of the year.
To the producer
Products are shipped early in the week to ensure freshness and quality. You can read the estimated delivery date for each product within its tab.
You can contact us for any need related to your order, as well as any other information, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone (including on WhatsApp) at 392.2012933.
We will notify you to indicate when the courier will deliver our products, but if however you should not be at home, you will be contacted to arrange a second delivery.
To ensure a short supply chain, products are shipped directly from our farmers. This means that if you have purchased from different producers you will receive different shipments.
Certainly, you can do it from your personal area, where you will find a summary of your data including the delivery address. However, the change does not apply to shipments on delivery.
In the email that we sent you upon confirmation of shipment you will find all the references necessary to easily track the shipment and understand when it will be delivered.