We produce in a sunny wild land rich and poor of rains, where the sun and the earth give more flavor to the fruits.
Characteristic are lunar landscapes and scenery of gullies (clay hills), where the Mediterranean maquis is settled.
The Bioland of Leone Maria Teresa and Loiudice Michele consists of two Biological farms :
- the first in the countryside of Gravina in Puglia (BA) in contrada Secondino, extended for about 20 hectares, in a hilly area inland Barese;
- the second in the countryside of San Mauro Forte (MT) , in the district "Piano Miele" and "Don Filippo", extended for about 80 hectares, situated in a pristine inland hills of Lucano.
Leaders in the field of ' organic farming since 1993, with its production, is the first in the industry to provide food security to the consumer with product traceability.
The company is controlled and certified by IEEC or ICEA (Institute for Ethical and Environmental Certification) under Reg. EC 2092/91.
The company cultivates solely and strictly variety of ancient origin wheat as:
Notable is the production of legumes that are adopted in the rotation system, such as lentils , chick peas , blacks chickpeas and chicklings or grass peas , always cultivated and only according to the organic farming methods.
Leguminous plants are nitrogen-fixing and bring nitrogen from the air into the soil, therefore we do not use organic fertilizers. In addition, the wheat " Senatore Cappelli ", like all ancient grains, with their height and their root system developed, suppress the badweed, so indispensable in organic farming.
To give you the best quality and healthy products, Mr. Loiudice Michele, carefully follows, firsthand all the stages of cultivation, production and related changes in products such as flour, homemade pasta, biscuits, bread and other cereal derivatives . Since 2006 the company has provided a millstones grinding stone (ICEA certified organic) for the transformation of the ancient grains whole grain flours and non-integral (sift through cheesecloth).