Anya potato

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SpeciesSolanum tuberosum
OriginScottish Crop Research Institute, Scotland, 1996

Anya is a variety of potato that was bred at the Scottish Crop Research Institute and grown exclusively for Sainsbury's supermarkets by Albert Bartlett. Anya is a cross between the varieties Désirée and Pink Fir Apple,[1] and it was named after Lady Sainsbury.

A type of finger potato with a long knobbly oval shape, a pinkish beige colored skin, and white flesh that is somewhat waxy in texture. Its flavor is slightly nutty.[2] The Anya potato is a good boiling potato but can be prepared using most cooking methods. They are especially good in salads.


  1. ^ "Anya Seed Potaoes". 2012. Retrieved 16 May 2012.
  2. ^ "The British Potato Variety Database". 2012. Retrieved 16 May 2012.