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Fagiolo rosso di Lucca

17 variety protagonists of agricultural history of the area

The Fagiolo Rosso di Lucca is characterized by a diverse set of varieties that from many years represent a staple food of agricultural history is Lucca. Used both as a primary source of consumption that as bargaining chips, beans are the absolute protagonists of the various local culinary pulling recipes.


The product is grown in fertile areas with sandy soil, often in association with corn. His semen is characterized by a red color of varying intensity and typical dark streaks that go from dark to blackish vinasse. The softness of her pasta joins a strong flavour, ideal for preparing pasta dishes.


The Fagiolo Rosso di Lucca, Presidio Slow Food, has been preserved from extinction thanks to the combined efforts of three years between the Associazione degli agricoltori custodi and banca del germoplasma of Regione Toscana, recovering 17 varieties grown historically in Lucchesia.



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