Extract from the OFFICIAL GAZETTE OF THE PIEDMONT REGION
1 CLASS: Alcoholic beverages, distilled drinks and liqueurs
2 PRODUCT NAME : bicerin
3 --PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS AND PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES CONSOLIDATED IN THE YEARS ACCORDING TO LOCAL UNVARYING AND CONSTANT USAGE.
The bicerin is a typical torinese hot drink, obtained by mixing cocoa, coffee and whole milk. Selection of the raw materials is paramount in obtaining the best bicerin.
4 PLACE OF PRODUCTION: the production of the bicerin can be found in only a few cafés in Turin.
7 DOCUMENTATION CERTIFYING THAT THE PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES ARE CONSOLIDATED FOR A PERIOD OF AT LEAST 25 YEARS:
According to some experts, the formula of bicerin is connected to the eponymous historic locale called Caffè Al bicerin. In such Café, founded in 1763, the original recipe of the bicerin has been handed on (
) As testimony to the production of the bicerin according to the origianl recipe are Mrs Ida and Olga Cavalli who ran the Café from 1917 to 1971.