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.
potatoes protected by the PGI are commercialised in new, clean and adequate
packaging to promote proper ventilation and transport of the product.
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
- Subzone da Terra Cha-A
- Subzone of Lemos (Lugo)
- Subzone A Limia (Ourense)
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
of cultivated area: 232.5 hectares
- Controlled production: 4,042 tons
- Economic value: 2.8 million euros