The Farm

The Azienda Agricola Airone aims at the production and primary transformation of aromatic and medicinal plants in an area of almost 7 hectares located at 470m a.s.l. of the limestone plateau of the Iblei Mountains in the town of Noto, in the province of Syracuse, near the “Cavagrande del Cassibile” nature reserve.

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Our productions

All crops are certified organic and labor is legalized and well paid.

Cistus Incanus L.

Common name: rock rose

Surface:

  • 2ha spontaneous, 2000sqm cultivated

Harvest time:

  • March April
  • October / November

Salvia Fruticosa Mill.

Common name: Greek sage

Surface:

  • 1000sqm spontaneous, 1ha cultivated

Harvest time:

  • March April
  • October / November
Thymus Capitatus L.

Thymus Capitatus L.

Common name: Mediterranean thyme

Surface:

  • 1000sqm spontaneous, 1ha cultivated

Harvest time:

  • June

The collection and processing

The harvest of our plants is manual. In spontaneous we never collect more than 40% of the plant. The drying takes place in an environment with controlled humidity and temperature.

Traceability

The traceability of each individual lot is guaranteed in all harvesting, drying, cleaning, packing, storage and shipping operations.

Certifications

Our productions are BIO certified according to EU regulation n. 834/2007. Download here our certificate of conformity

The laboratory for our work is subjected to the HACCP regime

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Minor productions

Rosmarinus officinalis L.
Rosmarinus officinalis L.

Rosemary

Helichrysum Italicum L.
Helichrysum Italicum L.

Curry plant

Foenicum vulgare Mill.
Foenicum vulgare Mill.

Fennel

Malva Sylvestris
Malva Sylvestris

Common Mallow

Melissa officinalis L.

Lemon balm

Calendula officinalis L.
Calendula officinalis L.

Marigolds

Origanum heracleoticum L.
Origanum heracleoticum L.

Origan

Crocus Sativus
Crocus Sativus

Saffron

Lavandula hybrida
Lavandula hybrida

Lavandin

Clinopodium Nepeta L.
Clinopodium Nepeta L.

Catmint

Mentha piperita L.
Mentha piperita L.

Peppermint

Apicoltura
Apicoltura

Beekeeping


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