The South Tyrolean farm bacon is a culinary event of the special kind. An exclusivity, only in tiny amounts available, for gourmets oriented to pleasure to whom among other things also is aware of the great importance of an adequate fat portion. The meat comes pigs who are held appropriate to the species on small-structured South Tyrolean farms and are nourished freely of genetic engineering with especially well-chosen feed. The result are the pigs who prove an especially mellow bacon.
Still today Casa Modena respects this tradition when producing rigorously a Dop product, or rather certificate in the respect of rigid rules foreseen by the law: only meats of national swines are used exclusively, checking the additives and each phase of the working.
Kofler Speck is a South Tyrolean family enterprise with passion for bacon, sausages and meat products. After traditional and transmitted recipe refined generations and with very modern processing technologies we produce for over 30 years decent bacon, spicy Kaminwurzen (smoked sausages), Gselchtes (smoked cattle ham) and other high-class specialities.
The Trenker Bakery's Schüttelbrot is rightfully called "handmade bread", as required by the "Südtirol" quality trademark. In fact, when he rolls out the dough for this traditional natural spice and rye bread, the baker places the dough on a round board: he shakes it until he obtains a thin disk, which is baked in the oven until it takes on the shape of a low, crisp focaccia.