The variety of kernel cultivated in Piedmont is Round the Kind Trilobata (Tonda Gentile Trilobata), whose production is concentrated in the province of Wedge, Asti and Alexandria, in a areale comprised between hills of the Langhe, Roero and of the Monferrato. The denomination I.G.P. it guarantees to the users and the consumers the authenticity of the product.
The Nocciola Piemonte I.G.P. particularly is appreciated by the confectionery industry for its parameters qualitative which:
- Spheroidal form of the seed excellent taste and aroma after the toasting
- elevated peeling good conservabilita.
For these reasons the Nocciola Piemonte is universally recognized like the best one in the world.
The Piedmontese corilicola production nearly is totally absorbed by the confectionery industry, where the use of the avellanae exalts the typical specialties tied to the territory. Round the kind Trilobata finds its maximum exaltation by meeting the chocolate. From the moment in which an enterprising cioccolatiere of Turin knew to recognize the potentiality of the hazelnut and invented the prescription the gianduja, the aroma and the organolettiche qalities of the Piedmontese fruit express the best in the union with exotic cacao.
The chocolate with the nocciole, in paste or entire, from regional specialty has become symbol of good taste also beyond the borders: it is a emblema of singular oneness, than Italian confectionery industry prposes to the market workd-wide like exquisite example of own secular culture.