Geotema 52

Rosanna Russo

From the farm to the fork: food security as a fundamental purpose. The case of Capitanata (Apulia)

Abstract: The globalization has taken on our tables many food products of which has become increasingly diffi cult to establish both the origin, and the quality and healthiness, therefore scandals and food frauds have become so widespread that must immediately stopped. Traceability of products and of raw material and importance of “km 0” are two of the key weapons to defend from above problems and they act like a certain base for making food security, the analysis of which will be limited in this contribution to the territory of Capitanata (the province of Foggia, Apulia).

Keywords: Food security, Traceability of products and of raw material, Capitanata.

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