Fassolia kina Messosperma Kato Nevrokopiou Φασόλια κοινά μεσόσπερμα Κάτω Νευροκοπίοu (Kato Nevrokopi haricot bean)

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Fassolia kina Messosperma Kato Nevrokopiou Φασόλια κοινά μεσόσπερμα Κάτω Νευροκοπίοu

PGE/ΠΓΕ Fassolia kina Messosperma Kato Nevrokopiou Φασόλια κοινά μεσόσπερμα Κάτω Νευροκοπίοu are Greek haricot beans (Phaseolus vulgaris). The medium-sized beans are cylindrical or flat. 1 000 seeds weigh from 300 to 450g. They must satisfy all the requirements of the packaging specifications for edible local prepacked dried legumes.

Geographical area: In Drama prefecture medium haricot beans are grown in the Kato Nevrokopi basin and especially in the rural parts of the municipalities of Kato Nevrokopi, Chrysokephali, Levkogia, Exochi, Dasota, Vathytopos, Kataphyto, Kato Vrondos, Perithorio, Ochyro, Achladia, Pagoneri, Mikroklisoura, Potami and Mikromilia. These areas are contiguous.

This type of bean is grown in the traditional manner in the Kato Nevrokopi basin, where it is packed and marketed. The product is of excellent quality, thanks to the areas's microclimate and to the limestone-free soil. It is very well known on the domestic market.

Gastronomy: The PGE/ΠΓΕ Fassolia kina Messosperma Kato Nevrokopiou Φασόλια κοινά μεσόσπερμα Κάτω Νευροκοπίοu should be kept in a clean place and a dry environment. They are consumed cooked, either baked or boiled, seasoned with oil and served with other vegetable products such as onions, tomatoes, celery and carrots.

Reference: The European Commission