"We obtain this garlic thanks to the microclimate of the region, as it is located in quite a high plateau. Temperatures range from -5 and even -15º Celsius in the winter to 40º in the summer, making the acclimatisation of plants quite hard and forcing them to become stronger by taking more minerals and sulphur, which leads to a superior product."
Cooperativa San Isidro's garlic plantation in Las Pedroñeras
Regarding the competition with Chinese garlic, Juan Jesús says that "China produces much more garlic and has always sold it at lower prices, which has increased their market share. In any case, we rely on quality to compete with them, because besides the requirements imposed by the EU, we apply even stricter quality control policies to our crops."
Jose Manuel Cerezo (manager)
Cooperativa San Isidro el Santo
Avda Sebastian Molina 4 Las Pedroñeras ,Cuenca. Spain.
M+34 608 725 902