Today in the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Samara region introduced a new variety of purple potatoes. The presentation was held as part of a meeting of representatives of retail chains and agricultural producers, selection and seed farms.
The new variety, which is called Violet, was introduced by Molyanov Agro Group LLC. It has been in the state register since 2014.
The new variety is distinguished by the original color of the peel and pulp of tubers, high shelf life, a large number of tubers. In addition, it has high antioxidant activity and reduced starchiness, which means this potato is suitable for dietary nutrition.
The variety is not yet represented in retail chains. According to Vladimir Molyanov, Director General of MAG LLC, last year he was a success with customers, so there is a chance that they will also be interested in regional retail chains in the future.
A source: https://www.vkonline.ru/