Identikit and main features
The Tonda of Costigliole variety is a round and medium-sized apricot; its peel is orange-yellow-coloured or marble red. The pulp is yellow-orange-coloured and it has hard consistency. It is sweet and has an intense fragrance. This round apricot is characterised by the intense aroma and the juiciness of the pulp.
Area of production
The area of production includes the hill belt and the nearby plan area from Busca to Saluzzo with its centre in the town of Costigliole Saluzzo.
Its origins date back to the ‘50s when its cultivation spread among the hills of Saluzzo, particularly suitable thank to the climate condition of this area.