are the fruit from local ecotype
seeds of the pepper variety known as
"Padrón". After each harvest,
farmers choose peppers from the best
plants paying attention to the best
characteristics of the product. The
fruits must be picked in a early
stage when they are 3.5 to 5.5 cm.
long. The longer they are, the
higher the percentage of spicy
substances is, reaching a 100% when
they reach ripeness (red colour).
cultivated in a traditional way,
even if some improving techniques
have been implemented, such as the
use of greenhouses and of biological
elements to fight plagues avoiding
insecticides, obtaining therefore a
better quality and health guarantee
of the product. Together with this,
the weather and soil conditions have
given as a result a unique,
worldwide known product.