PERA ROCHA DO OESTE - DOP
The production of "Pera Rocha" is the brand image of Cadaval.
With a color, texture, desirable flavor and an excellent capacity of conservation, the ‘Pera Rocha do Oeste’ is an excellent fruit to be eaten as a dessert or between meals. Among the eight main producing counties, the Cadaval is the capital of the production!
The ‘Pera Rocha do Oeste’ DOP (Protected Designation of Origin) is recognized as a traditional product, of quality, which is an integral part of the Portuguese Cultural Heritage.
About 170 years, has been identified in the municipality of Sintra, on the property of Mr. Pedro António Rocha, a different pear tree, with fruits of unusual quality, whose name is currently "Pera Rocha do Oeste", concentrated Portuguese variety in the western region, on the waterfront from Sintra to Leiria.