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Here at CIBILIA we are obsessed with quality. We want to be sure that our users get only the best and in order to achieve this we personally check that the producers who have access to the portal comply with a series of strict rules, in line with our mission and values.

The companies that sell on CIBILIA:

do not exceed 50 employees and are not part

of any group

are direct producers:

we do not accept importers, wholesalers, retailers

The products sold on CIBILIA:

do not need

to be transported by refrigerated means, because the quality of this food when it gets on our gourmets' table would not be the same as when it was first produced, and we want to offer only the best

do not contain

any type of chemical preservatives, imported vegetable oils and fats, dyes, hydrogenated fats and / or any substance with artificial additives hidden behind incomprehensible names

Craftsmanship Requirements for Companies and Craft Products for Sale on CIBILIA

 

The digital platform CIBILIA - Authentic Food Makers operates in an innovative way in the food sector and in particular in the research and selection of artisan food products.

CIBILIA in fact allows agri-food companies to present their artisan products free of charge even if this can only be done after a selection of both the producers who apply, and their products; all this occurs solely on the basis of objective criteria in which the concept of craftsmanship of the company and its products can fall.

 

What is the definition of CIBILIA Authentic Food Makers of Artisanal Food Company?

To be admitted to the sale of its products on CIBILIA the company:

 

it must directly carry out at least one of the production processes between the production and transformation of the raw material.

must use locally sourced raw materials and ingredients.

must not be part of a group of companies.

must employ fewer than 50 employees

Companies operating in the food sector as importers, retailers or wholesalers are therefore not accepted and therefore cannot in any way be present on CIBILIA.

 

 

What is the general definition of CIBILIA Authentic Food Makers Artisan Product?

 

 

Our definition of artisan company that produces quality artisan food products refers to those products that are

 

produced by expert hands with ingredients and raw materials produced directly by the company and / or sourced locally

produced by companies operating manual processing methods

products in limited quantities

 

Let's see in detail the characteristics of quantity and quality that allow the CIBILIA platform to define the craftsmanship of both the companies and the products that they put on the market.

 

Product categories

 

The craftsmanship requirements relating to each category of products are listed below. 

  •  The selection of products does not take into account the external appearance of the packaging.

Artisanal Wine

For the artisanal wine producers who wish to be placed inside the platform, CIBILIA requests that their artisanal wines meet the following characteristics:

 

The place of transformation of the grapes is not more than 50 km distant from the place where the wine was produced.

The label must contain the types of vines with which the artisanal wine was produced.

The vineyards from which the grapes were obtained must not have a yield per hectare greater than 70 quintals.

Production must never exceed 30,000 litres for each different type of wine.

The label must contain the vintage of the bottling (or disgorgement).

 

Spirits, Liqueurs, Sweet Wines, Fortified - Fortified - Flavored and Alcoholic Beverages

To the producers of Spirits, Liqueurs, Raisin Wines, Fortified - Fortified - Flavored and Alcoholic Beverages who wish to be placed inside the platform, CIBILIA requires to meet the following characteristics:

 

No type of colourant and/or preservative must be inserted into the product and natural flavours that have not previously been specified cannot be added.

 

The place of transformation of the grapes is not more than 50 km from the place of origin of the grapes with which the wine was produced.

Production must never exceed 30,000 liters for each different type of wine.

 

Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil

 

For Extra Virgin Olive Oil producers who wish to be placed inside the platform, CIBILIA requires to meet the following characteristics:

 

The place of transformation is not more than 50 km from the place of origin of the olives with which the Extra Virgin Olive Oil was produced.

The label must contain the types of cultivars of the olives with which the Extra Virgin Oil was produced. Mono cultivar Extra Virgin Oils and blends composed of different cultivars are allowed.

Production must not exceed 30,000 liters for each different type of Extra Virgin Olive Oil produced.

 

Olive

The product must specify the olive cultivar

The product must not contain any type of preservative

The place of transformation of the grapes is not more than 50 km from the place of origin of the grapes with which the wine was produced.

 

Italian Pasta - Artisanal and Slow Dried Pasta

To ensure that Pasta can be entered in the catalogue on the CIBILIA platform, it must be

prepared exclusively using durum wheat semolina and water, as no other type of pasta is allowed, such as egg pasta or the base of which is prepared with different types of cereals.

The company must describe, in the appropriate field of the product description, how the company supplies the necessary water

During the drying process, the pasta must not reach a temperature of 55 ° C.

 

Rice, Legumes, Cereals, Seeds, Dried Fruit, Dried Vegetables, Aromatic Herbs and Spices

 

To ensure that the product is admitted to the catalogue:

 

The field in which the Rice, Legumes, Cereals, Seeds, Dried Fruit, Dried Vegetables, Aromatic Herbs and Spices have been harvested or cultivated must not be more than 50Km away from the point where they are processed and stored for the sale.

 

Flour

 

For  a product to be accepted in this category

No type of colourant and / or preservative must be inserted inside the product

For Soft Wheat Flours only unrefined flours such as Type 0 Flour, Type 1 Flour, Type 2 Flour or Wholemeal Flour are accepted.

The distance from the collection point to the milling point must not exceed 50Km.

 

Low Sugar Jams and Marmalades

To ensure that Jams and Marmalades can be entered in the catalogue on the CIBILIA platform, it must be

The place of transformation is not more than 50 km from the place of origin of the main ingredients with which they were made.

The products in this category cannot contain a percentage higher than 30% of added sugars.

The jams and jams in this category must not contain any type of preservative, additive or synthetic thickener.

 

Fish Preserves

In order to insert a product within the Fish Preserves category

the artisan company must demonstrate the main ingredients, i.e. the fish comes from the FAO area corresponding to the manufacturer's headquarters.

Furthermore, the products must not contain additives and / or preservatives

Their conservation must not take place through the use of surrogate or substitute products.

 

Jarred Fruit, Legumes, Vegetables, Vegetables, Condiments, Ready Made Sauces and Condiments

The place of transformation is not more than 50 km from the place of origin of the main ingredients with which they were made.

Their conservation must not take place through the use of surrogate or substitute products.

 

Pure Honey, Propolis, Nectar, Royal Jelly

Products in the Honey category and products derived from bee breeding must be entered by artisan beekeeping companies

With a number of hives not exceeding 1000 (one thousand) units

The product must be 100% pure

No type of colorant and / or preservative must be inserted inside the product

Flavoured honey

To enter the products of this subcategory, the manufacturer must have included at least one product in the main category (Pure Honey, Propolis, Nectar, Royal Jelly)

No type of colourant and / or preservative must be inserted inside the product

 

The ingredients with which honey is flavored must come from a distance of no more than 50Km from the address of the beekeeping company.

 

Charcuterie, Cold Cuts and Cured meats

Products in the Salami category must have the following characteristics

The meat processing place is no more than 50 km from the place where the farms are located.

The cured meats in this category must not contain any type of artificial preservative, nitrates and milk derivatives.

 

Cheeses

Products in the Cheese category must have the following characteristics

The milk processing place is not more than 50 km from the place where the farms are located.

Vegetable cheeses are not allowed.

The cheese must not contain any type of coloring and / or preservative

 

Fruit juices

In order to insert a product into the Fruit Juice category, the product

It must not be composed of fruit concentrates.

The place where the juice is processed is no more than 50 km from the place where the fruit was grown

The fruit juice must not contain any type of coloring and / or preservative