LovEat: quality and traceability of each displayed product
Italy is the European country with the largest number of food products with designation of origin and geographical indication recognised by the European Union.
Thanks to these specific Community certification marks, greater guarantees will be given to consumers combined with a level of traceability and food safety higher than that of other products.
Italy in itself can count 280 P.D.O., P.G.I. and T.S.G. products, as well as on approximately 523 DOCG, DOC and TGI certified wines. Veneto can boast of several records for agro-food products adhering to quality systems regulated by the European Union. As a matter of fact, Veneto can count 36 P.D.O. and P.G.I. products: more precisely, 18 products have acquired the P.D.O. status while 18 have received the P.G.I. status. As to the wines, 14 of them are D.O.C.G. products, 28 of them are renowned D.O.C. wines, and 10 of them are T.G.I. wines.
The Venetian traditional products which made the "National List of traditional food products" in 2015 are 375.
Concerning the “QV” Verified Quality regional brand, 62 technical product policies for integrated crop management and 4 for the livestock sector are available to producers and consumers. These rules are also part of the two SQNPI national quality systems for the Integrated Production and SQNZ for livestock production.
In the area of organic farming, the region of Veneto ranks third nationally for organic area with industrial crops, the ninth for fruit and vine and fourteenth for vegetables and cereals, having given work to 1,811 regional companies.
The products at LovEat will only be healthy and of controlled origin: from P.D.O. to P.G.I., P.A.T., T.S.G., Integrated Production, Verified Quality for Food and D.O.C. & D.O.C.G for Wines: all of these abbreviations on food and wine labels guarantee that a food or wine products will taste as it traditionally should. The product is labelled for reliability, quality and tradition. The products are split into the categories of Fresh Meat, Fish, Fruit, Vegetables and Cereals, Oil, Vinegar, Cheese, Baked Goods, Pasta, Cold Cuts, Wine, Spirits, Grappa, Spices, Beer.