Only 31 of the 200 Italian agricultural products that are recognized at Community level are partially or exclusively produced in Lombardy.

The typical agricultural products registered at a EU level, like DOP (Protected Designation of Origin) or IGP (Protected Geographical Indication) can be defined as high-quality products, since their production is bound with a strong control system as a warranty for producers and consumers.

DOP and IGP products undergo a big control process by third parties, authorized by the Authority of competence; represented in Italy by the Ministry of agricultural and forest service policies (MiPAAF).

The following list reports the product names, what they are registered as, the geographical area of production and its Control Authority, which is chosen by the producers in order to verify the observance of the procedural guideline.

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