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    The Consortium “Role and functions”

    The Consortium for the Protection of Treviso Red Radicchio and Variegated of Castelfranco was founded in 1996 as a result of the publication in the GUCE of Reg. (EC) 1263/96, which recognized protected Geographical areas for the Treviso Red Radicchio and the Variegated of Castelfranco. The Consortium expressly provided by the statute (download PDF) has the function of protection, promotion, enhancement, consumer information and general care of interests relating to naming PGI.

    Specifically the Consortium has the duty of:

    • Ensure proper use of the names “Red Radicchio of Treviso PGI”, in two different types of Premature (Precoce) and Belated (Tardivo), and “Variegated Radicchio of Castelfranco PGI” and protect them against any abuse
    • Oversee the radicchio production in order to safeguard the typicality and the characteristics laid down in the product specification
    • Promote and disseminate the knowledge and consumption of Red Radicchio of Treviso PGI Premature and Belated, and Variegated Radicchio of Castelfranco PGI in Italy and abroad and ensure its commercial exploitation
    • Assist producers and packers in order to facilitate and improve the production and marketing in Italy and abroad of protected cultivations, including training courses.

    Organizational chart of the Consortium for the Protection of Treviso Red Radicchio

    Manzan Paolo

    Bellò Cesare

    Board of Directors:
    Camozza Mauro
    Graziotto Ornella
    Pelosin Elisabetta
    Pesce Andrea
    Petranzan Ettore
    Rizzante Sergio
    Santinello Chiara

    Board of Auditors:

    Dott. Battistella Marzio – Presidente
    Dott. Casarin Giampaolo – Effettivo
    Sig. Bastarolo Angelo – Effettivo

    Consortium Secretary:

    Mara Piccoli
    Office Hours
    Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


    Susanna Denis