It is in Santa Leocádia, a small village located in the Douro Valley, in the municipality of Baião, that we find one of the most distinguished blueberry plantations on the market, owned by the new associate of AIP Leocadia's Heritage Lda., regarded as exemplary in the indicators of quality, social responsibility and environmental commitment.

Managed by Gonçalo Ferreira and Normando Viegas, the company is the corollary of vast experience and knowledge, essential for the journey of internationalization and affirmation of the Santa Leocádia red fruit brand.

“Quality is our main objective and differentiating element”, guarantee the company when explaining the steps taken to bring to the table the best and most complete blueberry in the modern world: “From a careful selection of plant varieties, the cultivation and harvesting methods , right through to the certification process, every detail is adapted to meet the highest requirements and quality requirements of our customers”.

Blueberries are known to be a fruit rich in nutrients and antioxidants, but low in calories. Its properties are widely recognized as healthy, especially in protecting against cancer and aging; in reducing cholesterol, blood pressure and cardiovascular risk; optimization of brain functions and memory; and in the prevention and control of urinary tract diseases, diabetes and infections.

Blueberries are produced respecting the best environmental practices, fully complying with national and European standards as well as the reference techniques for organic and conventional production: organic, from May to July; conventional, from June to August.

The fruit is available in various quantities: 125 grams, 250 and 500, but also in bulk (4Kg).


Denomination: LEOCADIA'S HERITAGE, LDA

Municipality: Baião

Sector: Commerce

CAE: Wholesale of fruit and vegetables, except potatoes.  Apicultura. Cultura de mirtilos, groselhas, framboesas, amoras e outros frutos de árvores e arbustos. Cultura de propagação vegetativa e silvicultura. Preparação de produtos agrícolas para venda.

Managers: Normando Viegas and Gonçalo Ferreira

Products/services: Organic and conventional blueberry production: organic, from May to July; conventional, from June to August. The fruit is available in various quantities: 125 grams, 250 and 500, but also in bulk (4Kg).