This is a variety of the common bean that is cultivated in the in the rural areas of the Prespon area of Fiorina prefecture. These beans owe their exquisite organoleptic properties to the unique microclimate and warm and fertile soil of the area.
They have been cultivated here since the 16th century, and can be easily distinguished by their large size and white color. Fasolia Prespon Florinas are thin-skinned and easily prepared. When cooked, they are very tender and rich in flavor. Due to their creamy texture, they are often used to prepare a traditional Greek bean soup called Fasolatha.