Pera de Lleida

Pera de Lleida

Pera de Lleida

Protected Designation of Origin Lleida Pearís Regulatory Council

The Lleida Pear has been registered on the European Commissionís register for Protected Designations of Origin and Protected Geographical Indications since March 2011. This represents official recognition of the unique features bestowed on it by the region where it is grown.

The Lleida Pear is entirely protected by the Protected Designation of Origin for the Lleida Pear and its Regulatory Council ensures compliance with the product quality specifications defined in the regulations.

The Regulatory Council also ensures that all pear plantations are cultivated in accordance with the protocols of good agricultural practices, such as integrated production, Globalgap and equivalent.

The Protected Designation of Origin for the Lleida Pear covers 480 producers and 1,032 hectares of pear trees structured around the main irrigation arteries on the Lleida plains (Segriŗ, Noguera, Urgell, Pla díUrgell and Les Garrigues).