Saldañabeans:spanish agricultural product originatedin the town of Saldaña and other villages and towns around neighbourhood, this designation covers different varieties: Verdinas, Pochas, Alubiapintacolorada, Tolosa, Garbanzo pedrosillano, Lentejaspardinas de zamora, Fabes, Alubiacanelita y Alubiaroxi. The most abundant are the white kidney, morphology that is "oblong, straight,and medium size," andironed,with a grain also ¨arriñonado¨ (short andplained,small,kidney-chapedgrain, but also after soaking day seem to be white kidney). They are very aromatic beans .Today;bean producers are beginning to use selected seeds from the region.They are seeded and given the minimum treatments of herbicides and pesticides and irrigation is done by spraying.
Beans of Barco de Avila are dried beans, usually white, andlarge, that are cultivated in the fields of Barco de Ávila. There is a dish cooked with these vegetables as main ingredient which is called with the same name. It is often called by polysemy. Their large size allows them contain about forty grains per hundred grams of beans approximately.
Beans of Barco are second oldest Council of denomination in Spain.
So, it is the first leguminous product recognized with the "Protected Geographical Indication" (Order of 5 January 1989 of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, the beans are grown on terraces of valleys chosen by the Council, protected from the cold winds).They are marketed under two categories "first" and "extra".
Beans from La Granja is avariety of beansof great size that is grown in La Granja de San Ildefonso (Segovia).It is told that the beanscome from America, in particular fromUruguay, and could be brought by Isabel de Farnesio (wife of Felipe V) to feed pheasants that lived in the gardens of Granja de San Ildefonso.
These beans cultivated in nearby gardens and were gradually being used as fodder for horses and later as human food. The beans were dark and were clarified over the centuries to own the current target. Currently this legume cultivation has spread to other parts of Spain.