What is it?
the our onion
The onion of Giarratana, which represents the Sicilian town, called also “pearl of Iblei”, is a particular variety of sweet onion, a single onion can reach the weight of 3 kg. It presents white-brownish bulbs. It is a Slow Food Presidia, and the entire production process is done manually. The sowing process takes place from the end of October. The transplantation process takes place in February-March and finally the harvest starts at the beginning of July and it ends in September. The company in this period ships its product throughout Europe, ensuring selected products of high quality. The protagonist of many recipes, The Onion of Giarratana is excellent to eat cooked in the oven, boiled, raw in salad, on pizza or as seasoning.