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Alico borns at the end of 80s by an intuition: build up a business from the family tradition, knowhow and passion for the Aceto Balsamico di Modena.

Today, the company is well established in the industry, thanks to a modern and flexible production, in collaboration with selected suppliers and in compliance with the most stringent certification standards, is able to offer a line of quality products and a professional service

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A NETWORK
OF QUALIFIED
SUPPLIERS

Alico has over time built a network of qualified suppliers with which it is able to meet effectively, in a very short time and at competitive costs, customer needs concerning product, packaging, logistics, ...

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FLEX
IBILITY

A modern industrial structure, able to adapt its resources and to respond effectively to the various needs, from large to small numbers.

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PRIVATE
LABEL

Alico is able to offer full support to its customers in the development of a private label, at various stages of work>

/Analysis of the market and main competitors
/Product Positioning
/Product Configuration (blend definition, packaging design and making)

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WHO

WE

ADDRESS

Alico collaborates with importers, distributors, wholesalers, supermarket chains, retailers and catering.

This is thanks to a full product range and the professionalism, experience and skills of its team.

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TANKS
VAT, BARRELS
BARRIQUES

From stainless steel tanks in which they were stored at their arrival, through vats, barrels and barriques, to review finally the light through the thick glass of a bottle.

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REFINING
AND AGING

Refining and ageing facilities count over 7,000 hectoliters capacity of fine woods and include: 220 liters french and american oak barriques, barrels of different capacities from 20 to 100 hl and wooden vats up to 500 hl.

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GRAPE MUST
WINE VINEGAR

Depending on the type of blend to which they are intended, must and wine vinegar begin their journey into the cellar, where they acquire the characteristics that give them a unique and unmistakable body.

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FREQUENT
PERIODIC
CONTROLS

Product safety and quality standards compliance are pursued through sensory and analytical controls, throughout the production process, from the arrival of raw materials to the final product.

7000
HECTOLITRES
MORE

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PGI

PROTECTED
GEOGRAPHICAL
INDICATION

Protected indications are treated as intellectual property rights by the Customs Regulation 1383/2003 (Regulation concerning customs action against goods suspected of infringing certain intellectual property rights and the measures to be taken against goods found to have infringed such rights),[1] and infringing goods may be seized by customs on import.

Within the European Union enforcement measures vary: infringement may be treated as counterfeit, misleading advertising, passing off or even as a question of public health. Outside Europe, the protection of PGS products usually require bilateral agreements between the EU and the importing countries, while protected indications may not always supersede other intellectual property rights such as trademarks.

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PRODUCTION
SPECIFICATION

‘Aceto Balsamico di Modena’ must be produced within the provinces of Modena and Reggio Emilia (stages: raw material assembly, processing, refining/ageing) It is obtained from grape must (not less than 20% of total volume) and wine vinegar (at least 10%) and an aliquot of vinegar aged for at least 10 years; a maximum of 2 % by volume of end product of caramel may be added for colour stability. Grape must has to be produced from the following vine varieties: Lambrusco, Sangiovese, Trebbiano, Albana, Ancellotta, Fortana and Montuni

Refining and Aging must take place in high-quality wood receptacles for at least 60 days from the date at which the raw materials are assembled and ready for processing. The name ‘Aceto Balsamico di Modena’ may not be qualified in any way, even in numerical form. It can only be qualified as AGED, the product that is aged in wood for a period of three years or more. The receptacles in which ‘Aceto Balsamico di Modena’ is released for direct consumption must be made of glass, wood, ceramic or terracotta with the following capacity> 0,250/0,500/0,750 l 1/2/3/5 l. For the product intended for professional use, are also allowed plastic receptacles starting from 2 L of capacity.

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OPERATORS
SURVEILLANCE

The Ministero delle Politiche Agricole alimentari e Forestali, appoints a Control Body that, with the support of an accredited laboratory, perform the surveillance provided in the Control Plan. Product traceability throughout the entire supply chain is guaranteed thanks to the registration in a data base of growers, wineries, producers of must, processors and bottlers, and through timely notification of quantities produced and packaged. Control body carries activity of assessment, inspections, and test among all those who contribute to the achievement of the name Aceto Balsamico di Modena PGI; this guarantees the Compliance with the Production Specification

PRODUCT
SURVEILLANCE

The Production Specification impose that each batch must be sampled and analyzed by the Control Body. Once checked that all the documentation and sample properties are in compliance with the regulation, a certificate of conformity is issued and the batch can be placed on the market. The CB also verifies and validates all the labels / packaging before use, in order to ensure compliance with the Production Specification and Control Plan.

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ANALYTICAL
CHARACTERISTICS

/density at 20 °C>
not less than 1,
for the refined product

/actual alcohol strength>
not more than 1,5 %

/total acidity>
not less than 6 %

/total sulphur
dioxide>

not more than 100 mg/l

/ash>
not less than 2,5
per thousand

/minimum dry
extract content>

30 g per litre

/reducing sugars>
not less than 110 g/l,
EN 4.7.2009 Official Journal
of the European
Union L 175/9

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ORGANOLEPTIC
PROPERTIES

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clear and bright

/colour>
deep brown

/aroma>
persistent, delicate and slightly acidic with woody overtones

/taste>
bitter-sweet, balanced

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DUCTS

CAMPARI
GOLD
SILVER
BRONZE
CLASSIC
ORGANIC
TRADITIONAL

Balsamic Vinegar of Modena is a product of extraordinary adaptability, who "feels at home" on supermarket shelves as on the table of a fancy restaurant.

Alico’s product line in particular, allows to choose the balsamic that best suits the recipe that you want to prepare, from simple vegetable salad through main courses to dessert.

CAMPARI

An excellent product, with such unique characteristics that allows to bring highest creativity in the kitchen.

Thanks to the particular body and the complex bouquet, it can be combined with valuable meat cuts or to exalt original dessert.

Its elegant pack makes it a perfect gift idea.

GOLD

Full-bodied and velvety, emits an intense and balsamic scent of wood and cooked must.

The taste bittersweet and balanced make it a perfect dressing for fillets and cheeses. Worth a tasting with fois gras or ice cream.

SILVER

Attractively dense, with a pleasant aroma of cooked must , presents a special harmony of sweet-sour notes.

Excellent with roasted meat dishes, fish and rice.

BRONZE

Of delicate consistency, gives off a distinct fruity aroma.

Intense and appetizing, is excellent with cooked and raw vegetables and omelettes

ORGANIC

The accurate selection of grapes exclusively from organic farming, ALICO is able to offer an organic Aceto balsamico di Modena PGI, pleasantly dense, with a enjoyable scent of cooked must. Very versatile, it is the perfect seasoning for your meals of meat or fish and vegetables.

CLASSIC

With a marked acidity, offers an attractive alternative to wine vinegar, preserving the characteristics of the Balsamic. Great for fresh salads and perfect to create delicious home cooked pickled vegetables.

TRA-
DITIONAL

Obviously cannot miss Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Modena PDO, in the two types Affinato and Extravecchio, as well as the Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Reggio Emilia PDO (Gold, Silver or Lobster).
Unique products that still retain a strong link with the oldest tradition of the Emiliana cuisine.

QUALITY AND
FOOD SAFETY
STANDARDS

1.FSSC 22000

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Food Safety System Certification

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CERTIFI-

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Product Safety is a key aspect. Alico adheres to the following international standards>

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International
Food Safety

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3.BIOLOGICO
ORGANIC

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4.PGI

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Protected
Geographical Indication

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