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Balsamic Vinegar single-dose

Balsamic Vinegar single-dose. Already on the market for several years, single-serving packs of condiments have become even more used in this period of a health emergency.

According to the new measures to contrast and contain the spread of the Covid-19 virus the Institute of Health  has established the obligation of adequate sanctification of all the objects used for the service or the use of disposable products.
This obligation includes products like oil, salt, pepper and single-dose Balsam Vinegar when used in restaurants, bars and catering services throughout the Italian territory.

Which Balsamic Vinegar do I find in single portion format?

You can find different types of Balsamic Vinegar online and in the market.

With regards to the production methods of single-dose Balsamic Vinegar, Directorate-General for Agriculture, Hunting and Fishing of the Emilia-Romagna Region  states that single-portion packs of plastic or composite material are allowed with a maximum capacity of 25 ml.

The most marketed type is representing by Balsamic Vinegar of Modena PGI, in 5 ml sachets.

Is the Balsamic Vinegar single-dose aged?

Balsamic Vinegar single-dose

The wording Balsamic Vinegar of Modena and the Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) showed on the precious black gold means that respects the characteristics of the PGI Protection Consortium 

If the product is more than 3 years aged, the packaging also bears the words “aged”.

The producers associated with the Consortium are entitled to use the Consortium logo on the label of their products.

Is Balsamic Vinegar single-dose made in Modena?

The disciplinary for the production of Balsamic Vinegar of Modena provides that the phases of assembling the raw materials, processing, ageing in wooden containers must take place in the provinces of Modena and Reggio Emilia.
The final product can instead be packaged even outside the geographical area of origin.

And what about you?
Do you use Balsamic Vinegar single-dose?

Greetings from Modena.


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