Please be informed that there are no research studies conducted yet regarding potato varieties that can be used best for coating shrimp ala Rebosado, for baking ala baked prawns and for stews and soups. However, the most commonly grown varieties of table potatoes are Conchita, Cosima, Granola, Greta, Red Pontiac, Solibao, Franze and Asterix while the best processing varieties are Atlantic, Diamant, Fina, Igorota, Kennebec, Montañosa, and Raja. These varieties are being produced in CAR and Region 10.
For more information on potato varieties, please contact the following:
Dr. Ines C. Gonzales
Northern Philippine Root Crops
Research and Training Center
Benguet State University
La Trinidad, Benguet
Tel/Fax: 074 (422-2439)
We hope you find this information useful.
Very truly yours,
ANGELITO T. CARPIO
Commodity Specialist for Vegetables, Legumes and Rootcrops