Radicchio di Chioggia PGI is only grown in protected areas using strict crop management regulations to make sure that the customers are sure they get what they want and the quality is outstanding.
The Radicchio di Chioggia PGI has a bitter taste. It is available for consumption all year round. It is much sought after for its distinctive bite and health-giving properties. It is the most widespread and characteristic vegetable grown on the ancient lands of the serene republic of Venice.
It has a cleansing effect on the body, acting as a natural diuretic and laxative. It regulates gut function and helps the liver to work better, especially when cooked. From a nutritional point of view, as for all leafy vegetables, it is low in calories and rich in vitamins and minerals (especially potassium, calcium and phosphorus).