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Potatoes from Galicia

The Protected Geographical Indication Pataca de Galicia preserves potatoes from the Kennebec variety used for human consumption, grown using the best traditional farming practices for an optimum quality.

The potatoes protected by the PGI are commercialised in new, clean and adequate packaging to promote proper ventilation and transport of the product.

The Production areas, storage and packaging of potatoes for consumption protected by Pataca de Galicia Geographical Indication comprises the land situated in the following sub-areas:

  • Subzone of Bergantiños (A Coruña)
  • Subzone da Terra Cha-A Mariña (Lugo)
  • Subzone of Lemos (Lugo)
  • Subzone A Limia (Ourense)

The certified tubers in the PGI are elliptical to oblong shape, with very shallow eyes, with thin, pale yellow and smooth looking skin. Its Meat is white firm and creamy when cooked, and of substantial texture in the mouth. It is of excellent quality for consumption.

Technical data (2014)
  • Producers: 56
  • Wharehousers: 9
  • Surface of cultivated area: 232.5 hectares
  • Controlled production: 4,042 tons
  • Economic value: 2.8 million euros

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