Potato production in Ecuador is concentrated in the Ecuadorian Sierra. The provinces of Carchi, Pichincha, Cotopaxi, Tungurahua and Chimborazo are the main producers, which contribute 79%.
The varieties INIAP - Puca Shungo (red pulp), INIAP - Yana Shungo (purple pulp) and the Egg Yolk variety also known as yellow chaucha (yellow pulp) are appreciated in the markets of Europe, Asia and America, for the high value Nutritious, culinary quality and striking colors.
United States, Canada, Denmark, Puerto Rico, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Chile and 20 other countries.
Contains: total anthocyanins, total polyphenols, ascorbic acid, total carotenoids, antioxidant capacity, potassium, iron, zinc. They are good for the health of eyesight and skin; adjuvant in malnutrition conditions; electrolyte balance of the body; antioxidant activity.