Pane di Altamura

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Pane di Altamura
Pane altamura.jpg
Two pagnotte di Altamura
Place of originItaly
Region or stateAltamura
Main ingredientsDurum flour

Pane di Altamura is a type of Italian bread made from durum flour from the Altamura area of the Provincia di Bari, in the Apulia region.

In 2003 Pane di Altamura was granted PDO status within Europe.

By law, it must be produced according to a range of strict conditions, including using particular varieties of wheat, a certain specification of water, and a consistent production method, and must also have a final crust more than 3mm thick. However, the shape of the bread is not important.

Official production zone consists of the Comuni of:

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