Finocchiona is a soft and scented salami seasoned with wild fennel seeds, but do you know how it’s made? Finocchiona is one of the best pork products in Tuscany. It’s a soft and scented salami made with top quality meat cuts and seasoned with wild fennel seeds (finocchietto).What is Finocchiona PGI?
Finocchiona PGI is produced using only fresh meats, certified and controlled from pigs genealogically Italian registered at birth (pigs can also be grown outside Tuscany). 2. Finocchiona is made by grinding three fresh meat cuts: bacon, shoulder and lean pork.What is finocchiona and why is it in Chianti?
As fennel is rich in menthol, and because of its anaesthetic qualities, it's said that finocchiona was regularly offered by the winemakers of the Chianti area to their customers in order to mask the taste of their lower quality wines. In April 2015 Finocchiona became one of the Tuscan PGI (Protected Geographical Indication) products.