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Reading the labels

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Also see DOP (PDO) products and acronyms.

acida: acid

additivi: additives

agricola: agricultural

allergeni: allegens

biologica: organic

carboidrati: carbohydrates

conservanti: preservatives

contiene: contains

Da consumarsi preferibilmente entro: best before...

estratto: extract

fabbrica: factory

fatti in casa: homemade

fatto in Italia: made in Italy

grassi: fats

grassi saturi: saturated fats

ingredienti: ingredients

nutrizione: nutrition

porzioni: servings

potrebbe contenere...: may contain...

proteina protein

prodotto nell'UE: made in the EU

ricetta: recipe

senza glutine: gluten free

senza grassi: fat free

sostenibile: sustainable

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