Pane di Altamura

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Pane di Altamura
Pane altamura.jpg
Two pagnotte di Altamura
Type Bread
Place of origin Italy
Region or state Altamura
Main ingredients Durum flour
Cookbook: Pane di Altamura  Media: Pane di Altamura


Pane di Altamura is a type of bread made from durum flour from the Altamura area of the Provincia di Bari, in the South East of Italy.

In 2003 Pane di Altamura was granted PDO status within Europe.

By law, it must produced according to a range of strict conditions, including using particular varieties of wheat, a certain specification of water, and a consistent production method, and must also have a final crust more than 3mm thick. However, the shape of the bread is not important.

Official production zone consists of the Comuni of:

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