We would like to introduce our nine new varieties
Each variety has been tried and tested for many generations!
The nine new varieties are on our 'National Variety List 2022' and have been approved for trading.
Achieving good growth: that is only possible with a cooperative that has everyone's best interests at heart. Agrico, a cooperative backed by over 1700 Dutch farmers, is a trusted global player in the field of strong potato varieties. Our products stand for quality, yield and sustainability, even under severe circumstances.
Bringing you the best varieties is at the heart of what we do. We collaborate in a worldwide network of farmers, breeders, traders and research specialists to provide the best knowledge and service imaginable for our customers. After years of careful selection and testing we proudly present nine new varieties!
Agostino is a unique, red-skinned Next Generation variety. This variety has beautiful uniformly sized oval tubers with a very nice skin color. Agostino has a good underwater weight. It is an early maincrop variety and is characterized by its
fast initial development and its nice firm foliage. This variety is perfectly suitable for various dishes like mashed potato or delicious roasted potatoes.
Would you like to know more about Agostino (SW 10-1170)? Click here to see the variety characteristics.
Armedi is an early maincrop processing variety with oval long tubers and a good yield, which makes it very suitable for the French fries industry. Armedi has resistance to pallida and G. rostochiensis and it has a fantastic frying quality until the end of the season. Armedi is not only suitable for the French fries industry, but because of its beautiful skin, it can also be sold washed and pre-packed.
Would you like to know more about Armedi (AR 10-2432)? Click here to see the variety characteristics.
This specialty variety by Agrico provides an excellent culinary experience, with an orange/yellow flesh color, a nice smooth feeling in the mouth and an excellent taste. This is a late maturing variety, with an average number of tubers per plant. Due to its low sugar content, Aztec Gold is perfect for home French fries or crisps.
This is the third starch variety with strong late blight resistance in our Agrico portfolio. As well as outstanding, strong late blight resistance in tuber and foliage, Fyone also has a high starch yield per hectare, with excellent starch quality. Fyone is easy to grow, has a strong plant and requires less nitrogen to grow. All in all, Fyone is a low input variety, with high output for farmer and factory.
Napoleon is a high-yielding maincrop crisping variety with a good dry matter content. It has fast initial development and good final development. The variety has yellow skin with light yellow flesh. Napoleon excels because of the uniformly sized round oval tubers, excellent frying quality, very good dry matter distribution and very few sugar defects in the final product.
Would you like to know more about Napoleon (AR 10-4637)? Click here to see the variety characteristics.
Nirvana is a Next Generation early maincrop processing variety which is suitable for the French fries industry. The variety attracts attention because of its late blight resistance, yield, high dry matter content and dry matter distribution. Nirvana is a strong plant with firm foliage. The variety has oval tubers and yellow flesh, with good storability. Nirvana is suitable for conventional and organic cultivation
Would you like to know more about Nirvana (AR 10-2460)? Click here to see the variety characteristics.
Salvera is a versatile ware variety suitable for both retail and traditional markets. It has good dry matter content and can be cooked in various ways. This variety has a beautiful overall appearance, with a stable yield and good regularity of tuber shape and size. The strong plant means it can be grown in tough conditions (e.g. high temperatures). It therefore has good potential not only in Europe, but also in northern Africa or the Middle East. Due to its low waste percentage, Salvera is very attractive for retail packers. Salvera adds value to the whole chain – from farmer to end consumer.”
Would you like to know more about Salvera (SA 10-0054)? Click here to see the variety characteristics.
Stacey has a beautiful red skin, yellow flesh color and is very regular in size. The relatively small tubers are perfect for retail bags of red skin potatoes. Stacey is only slightly susceptible to late blight and has good harvest damage and blackspot tolerance. The culinary quality is very good, with a firm cooking type.
Would you like to know more about Stacey (SW 11-2363)? Click here to see the variety characteristics.
SW 10-8218 is an early main crop, yellow-fleshed, firm cooking retail variety with a broad resistance to G. Pallida and good tuber late blight resistance. SW 10-8218 is
characterized by reasonably fast initial development and good final development of the plant. This variety has oval, uniformly sized tubers. SW 10-8218 has a beautiful yellow skin color after cooking and has good culinary properties.
Would you like to know more about SW 10-8218? Click here to see the variety characteristics.
Agrico goes beyond just supplying high-quality seed and ware potatoes. We are involved with our customers and provide comprehensive advice in several areas. We have innovative varieties, make use of independent certification, have extensive quality assurance, actively respond to knowledge sharing, are committed to fast and reliable delivery, and have a worldwide network.
If you have a specific question or would like to know what Agrico can do for you, please feel free to contact us.