Italy Want Pizza Neapolitan Sign Unesco World Heritage
Pizza has been popular in the world as Italian specialties. Italy now wants to establish Pizza Neapolitan heritage recognized Unesco.Italy seek heritage status for its popular food protection. The Guardian reported that European countries want to make the style of pizza as a global treasure.
Italian Neapolitan pizza registering Unesco for consideration last year. The campaign is supported by a petition reaches 850,000 signatures worldwide.
The Committee also approved the selectors of Unesco Neapolitan pizza as a candidate recognition heritage. They say the art of making pizza is the central element of Neapolitan and Italian identity. As well as the Italian brand worldwide. The final decision was made in 2017 a new Unesco.
Italian wants pizza Neapolitan pizza is distinguished from the various types that exist in various countries. Eg deep-dish Chicago and New York-style pizza.
The original Neapolitan pizza should be made only with the dough of flour 00, yeast, salt, and water. Topping that is used is also a little on the pizza.
To be considered authentic Neapolitan style pizza, a pizza shop in the world need to ask for approval of the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana. Italian nonprofit group that ensures that the pizza made according to appropriate standards.
Meanwhile, Unesco status 'Intangible Cultural Heritage' for foods that are important for world heritage and cultural diversity that deserve protection. Other foods that have received UNESCO recognition, among others, Korean kimchi, Armenian lavash bread, gingerbread style Croatia, and Turkish coffee.