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Platzgummer Albert

BIO Organic Producer – Vogelsanghof
Management: Richard Platzgummer

“Taste is my natural habitat.”

My story

The Vogelsanghof farm situated on the steep slopes of Morter has been in family ownership for three generations. Some of the orchards are in the surroundings, others are in Coldrano. While Albert pursues his own profession, his brother Richard, a qualified bricklayer, cares for their parents’ farm.

His knowledge about natural interrelations was deepened during courses and further specialized training. Richard cultivates Golden Delicious, Gala, Pinova and Red Delicious in his steep orchards very close to the forest and far away from the large apple plantations of the valley floor. They can be found between hedges and dry walls on natural terraces that constitute a perfect habitat for the useful insect fauna.

The Vogelsanghof farm has been growing organic apples since 1998. “I mainly thought of my family's wellbeing. When I go to the supermarket, I also check all the ingredients of the food I buy. Why shouldn’t I do the same in my orchards?”
 

Where I live

My harvest
 
Pinova
The Val Venosta resistant
The Pinova with its red vermilion-red skin is a typical apple of Val Venosta. Not only is it colourful, it also has a very balanced flavour. Thanks to its long durability, it offers you unlimited fruit enjoyment until the summer season.
Availability
January - June
 
Appearance: 
Bicolour, yellow to greenish, at least 30% of the fruit is covered with a bright vermilion colour
Features: 
refreshing with very crisp, juicy and firm pulp
Taste: 
Balanced proportion of sugar and acid
 
 

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