Asociación para la Promoción de la Pera de Rincón de Soto

The Association for the Advancement of Pear Rincón de Soto wascreated at the initiative of farmers in Rincón de Soto, in 2000, with aview to promoting the expertise of the farmers and the benefits oflocally grown products from S. XVII. Currently, SOTO groups 286fruit growers and cooperatives, as well as 6 fruit marketing companies of this particular DOP.Associates produce different fruits, being the production of pear the most important with a totalproduction in 2006 of 590,000Tm, accounting for 2.55% of the total Spanish production.