The Sila potato is distinguished and appreciated for their excellent culinary qualities, The land rich in potassium, irrigation with spring water and a micro-climate with extreme temperature changes, confer it unique characteristics: it is a tuber of Solanum Tuberosum, the family of Solanaceae , product varieties Agria (yellow flesh), Desiree (red), Ditta, Majestic, Marabel, Nicholas. Round, round-oval or long oval, with tough skin after rubbing, has a higher average percentage of starch and a firm flesh, with a high percentage of dry matter, which guarantees the high quality cuisine and a special indication frying.
Sila Potato IGP
Sila IGP potatoes is a mountain product, cultivated in Calabria at 1200 meters of height in soils Rich in potassium. Presents a round shape - oval, a tough skin and rustic and a high percentage of Substance dry that guarantees a particular indication for frying. A classic of Calabrian tradition is " patate 'mpacchiuse" fried with onions and peppers.