Sunday, August 20th  2017

Come and visit the most important area of aromatic plants and herbs of the Nation. Known for the traditional pepper mint production, Piemonte offers other important herbs productions for the liquor companies, such as Martini.
The Po Valley offers you the opportunity to visit medicinal and aromatic crops (e.g. Mentha piperita, Passiflora, Artemisia spp., Satureja hortensis, Hypericum perforatum, Hyssopus officinalis, Salvia Sclarea, Matricaria chamomilla, Melissa officinalis, Malva silvestris, Echinacea spp., Coriandrum sativum, Taraxacum officinalis, Cnicus benedictus).
Take a chance to see the processing for drying and extraction of the herbs.
Then take a big breath and surf the mountain areas to see medicinal and aromatic plants cultivated under organic and biodynamic farming (Melissa officinalis, Lavandula angustifolia, Thymus vulgaris, Satureja hortensis, etc).
Essential oil extraction facilities are built near by the field.
Finally, reach the close by Mediterranean see and visit the Riviera in the Liguria Region, with its district of Albenga, producing more than 18 millions of pots per year of all sort of aromatic plants and herbs.
Explore the diversity of the aromatic plant production of Northwest of Italy, enjoy the beautiful landscape of the area, make contact with growers, processors, sellers, academicians and discuss with them the different methods of cultivation techniques they are using.
This professional tour is designed for growers, buyers, sellers and professionals willing to gain further knowledge of the medicinal and aromatic plant production and processing with their diversified production systems.

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