The name "La Chinata" comes from the name of the village (Malpartida de Plasencia) where the founder of the company, Florentino Oliva, was born.
"La Vera" paprika is the product resulting from the grinding of red peppers of the varieties Ocales, Jaranda, Jariza, Jeromín, and Bola. It is cultivated and elaborated in the region of La Vera, province of Cáceres, Spain. La Vera paprika is a product with a smoky flavour and aroma due to the smoke drying process of the peppers.
There are three types of paprika from La Vera:
* Sweet: made with the varieties Bola and Jaranda.
* Bittersweet: made with the Jaranda and Jariza varieties.
* Spicy: made with the Jeromín variety.Website
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