Lenteja de La Armuña
38 municipalities in northern Salamanca province belonging mostly to the natural district of La Armuna.
Lentils of the authorised variety, cultivated on registered holdings; threshing, cleaning and selection under Regulating Body control; packaged in registered factories within the production area.
Method of production
Lentils cultivated in the production area, harvested at a suitable stage of growth, cleaned, selected, classified and packaged at origin.
The soils are brown and red-brown, deep, neutral or slightly alkaline, and fertile, with sufficient calcium and potassium. Continental climate with low rainfall, long, cold winters and short, hot, dry summers, providing a suitable environment for cultivation of this lentil variety characterised by its high protein, calcium and iron content, peculiar to this area.
Reference: The European Commission