Culinary tips

  • Use bergamot juice in a granita or sorbet
  • Grate the peel and use in preparations of shell fish or in a vinaigrette
  • You can candy the peel with sugar or salt

Practical info

  • Available only from mid December to end of February in 15kg boxes.
  • This year's harvest will only reach full maturity from beginning of January onwards

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We harvest as late as possible: the best and juiciest bergamot are picked in February.

Nicola Fortugno

In short
  • Reggio-Calabria, the most southernly province of Italy's Calabria
  • Are you in the area? Go and visit the factor of the 'consorzio del bergamotto'' where essence of bergamot is extracted from the fresh fruit and then used in the perfume industry. Acqua di Parma's bergamot scent is our favourite
  • Need bergamot outside of the season? Buy our candied bergamot peel from Corrado Assenza