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Girona apple

The Protected Geographical Indication of Girona covers four major varieties of apples: Golden, Red Delicious, Gala and Granny Smith. The apples protected by this PGI must be cultivated using Integrated Production, with methods that respect both human health and the environment, and are harvested when mature as quickly and carefully as possible.

  • Girona apple
  • Girona apple
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The Golden apple is large, yellowy green in colour with smooth skin and white flesh and is firm and tasty. The Red Delicious is large, red, firm, and slightly sweet. The Gala, is two-tone, medium sized, with very firm white flesh, and is delicate and slightly sweet. The Granny Smith is bright green, large, with whitish flesh and a slightly acidic taste.

Category: Fresh fruit.
Characteristic of: Alt Empordà, Baix Empordà, Garrotxa, Gironès, Pla de l'Estany, Selva
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Sold in the extra and first categories in boxes or trays. In addition to current law, the label must state 'Poma de Girona. Indicaciˇ GeogrÓfica Protegida', the logotype of the geographical indication and the community symbol. Sold in greengrocers throughout Catalonia.

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    • Catalunya
    • Alt EmpordÓ, Baix EmpordÓ, Garrotxa, GironŔs, Pla de l'Estany, Selva
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