Prades potato

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Prades potato

The climate, soil and altitude (over 1000m), at the foot of the Prades hills, in the Baix Camp region, in addition to the long tradition in cultivation of this tubercle bestow unique characteristics on the Prades potato.

  • Prades potato
  • Prades potato
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    • PGI Prades Potatoes
    • PGI Prades Potatoes
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The potatoes covered by the PGI (Protected Geographical Indication) are of the species Solanum tubesorum, Kennebec variety, with a diameter of between 40 and 80mm. These potatoes have very smooth, hard and firm skin. The flesh is whitish, firm in texture and floury, and the flavour is sweet and persistent, with a fragrance reminiscent of chestnuts.

Category: Vegetables.
Characteristic of: Arbolí, Capafonts, La Febró, Prades
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Complementary information:

Prades potatoes are sold in breathable paper bags of 2 and 5kg. In addition to the current law, the label must state 'Patates de Prades. Indicació Geogràfica Protegida', the logotype of the PGI and the community PGI logotype. It is sold in greengrocers all over Catalonia.

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