Benedetto Antelami reproducesSalami tipo Felino in the bas-relief illustrating the Zodiac sign of Aquarius inside the Baptistery of Parma
In 1659 Carlo Nascia, chef at the court of Ranuccio II Farnese, alludes to Prosciutto and Felino Salami in his cookbook Li Quattro Banchetti.
The Prime Minister of the Duchy of Parma, Guglielmo du Tillot draws up plans for buildingtwo slaughter houses exclusively for pigs in orderto increase and further valorize the local cured meat industry. The first still life appears with raw Salami; up to this moment it had been eaten after cooking.
2013: On March 5 Felino Salami has been awarded of the trademark of Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) of the European Communities .