In the organic heart of the Marche / 1 | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it
Spelt flour, turanic wheat and endless ears. The hills of the Marche are a chessboard of colours, in which the final move is always made by nature.

When one thinks of spelt in the Marche, Prometeo immediately comes to the mind, born in 1991 as a firm for the production and transformation of organic cereals and legumes. It is based in Urbino, and dicoccum spelt is their beloved product. Triticum dicoccum (this is its scientific name) is a tetraploid that is obtained by doubling the genetic set of the monococcum (diploid), which is the most ancient cereal (its origin dates back to 12 thousand years ago). [...]