Balsamic vinegar of Modena area of Business is going through a tornado of controversies due to both handling the Consortia of Protection and the, always more frequent acquisition of Balsamic Vinegar producers, by foreing enterprises. In fact, in the last months the former Diretor of Consortium quit due to “Too many big fish in a small balsamic pond”. In this rough time, the Ministry of Agricultural policies proposed a rule to check the quality of products. The idea is to make genetic tests on Balsamic Vinegar of Modena
On the official gazette, in fact, was published the proposition of changing the regulatory of production. In case no objection is made the proposition will go straight to the European Union. The proposal involves new genetic tests on the raw materials, such as cooked must.
The new director of the Consortium, Federico Desimoni, expressed his full satisfaction for this protection motion. He also added that this is new step towards new protection techniques that will guarantee an always better product.
But what is the proposition? The Consortium, in fact, proposed the same isotopes test made on the wine. This genetic tests will verify the authenticity of materials and will be a quality assurance on both producers and consumers. Not only the Consortium, but also the producers desired these genetic tests on Balsamic Vinegar of Modena.
This new proposal arrived in a year, 2017, where Balsamic Vinegar of Modena is “healthy” and sells increased of 1%, compared with 2016. The figures are impressive: balsamic vinegar of Modena sold 95 million of euro more and became a business that sold 900 millions of euro. Quite shocking, right?
This new genetic tests on Balsamic Vinegar became necessary in this business. In fact, it protects producers, by proving that their material is authentic and consumers by proving that they acquired a quality deliciousness.
Balsamic vinegar requires high quality raw materials, in order to become a high quality excellence.