In 2013, the Judión of La Granja got the Marca de Garantía, which validates these dried beans, separating them from the variation of the species called Phaseolus Coccineus or Phaseolus Multiflorus. These beans must have certain characteristics pertaining to both the plant and the grain itself. It is a long and curved legume, measuring 10 to 30 cm in length. The bean is white, and it can be flat on one side, with a diameter of 2 to 3 cm, and its thickness can vary from 4 mm to 15mm. It is only sold commercially in the categories Extra and Primera, which must be whole and clean with no external deformations like spots or coloration. The result is a pleasant and quality flavor that distinguishes itself with its fine coverage and its extreme softness after cooking.
In addition to its excellent flavor, the bean offers properties that are beneficial for one’s health. This legume has a high percentage of fiber and linoleic acid that stimulates the regular movements of the intestines and lowers the blood cholesterol levels.