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The ancient Romans brought them to Italy from Armenia. Albicocca is the fruit; albicocco is the tree it grows on.

Slow Food Presidium: Albicocca di Valleggia, grown on the Riviera di Ponente, ripe from late June to mid July

Fruits & Nuts


Slow Food

Text © Dana Facaros & Michael Pauls

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