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Our Spotlight varieties 2020 - 2021

Three promising young varieties!

We are pleased to spotlight Babylon, Levante and Spectra this year. Spectra with its good yields and attractive presentation is a great choice for the retail sector. Babylon, the Agria lookalike, and promising talent in the industrial and homemade fries segment. And Levante as a versatile variety with a good dry matter content.

What’s the best choice for you?

Excellent choice!

Agrico offers you a huge range of more than 80 varieties. Each with its own specific characteristics and traits. What is the best choice for you? We are happy to help you.

There are three varieties we simply have to draw your attention to: Levante, Spectra and Babylon. Young and promising. Maybe the best choice for you?

Wieger van der Werff, commercial manager seed and ware potatoes, is happy to tell you more about these spotlight varieties and our variety tools on the Agrico website.

 

 

In the spotlight

Watch the videos below in which our experts update you on these promising young varieties
Babylon, Levante and Spectra.

Our product specialist Tjalling Douma shows you Babylon in the video and tells you, among other things, that virus resistance scores high and that it is an easy variety to grow.

Babylon is a maincrop, yellow fleshed processing variety with a good yield and a very stable quality. 

  • Processing | Retail | General purpose
  • Excellent frying quality
  • Multiple virus resistances
  • Good storability   

Do you like cooking? Here you find a nice recipe of Babylon. 

Would you like to know more about Babylon? Check all the variety characteristics by clicking the link below.

We introduce our Next Generation variety Levante. In the video, our product specialist Martin Pot explains the special properties of this long-oval potato. 

Levante is an early maincrop high yielding ware variety with a nice yellow skin and late blight resistance in foliage and tuber.

  • Retail | General purpose
  • High tuberisation
  • Uniform tuber size
  • Good storability   

Do you like cooking? Here you find a nice recipe of Levante. 

Would you like to know more about Levante? Check all the variety characteristics by clicking the link below.

 

Spectra, the best-seller among the consumption varieties. Our product specialist Gerdien Poppe tells you more about this second early ware variety in the video.

Spectra is a second early, high yielding ware variety with a very regular tuber shape and an attractive smooth skin. 

  • Retail | General purpose
  • Large tubers
  • High tuberisation
  • Good tolerance against bruising and damage  

Do you like cooking? Here you find a nice recipe of Spectra. 

Would you like to know more about Spectra? Check all the variety characteristics by clicking the link below.

 

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Wieger van der Werff

Commercial Manager