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Local news and information for Jijona / Xixona, Alicante

Crime/Incidents Wed, Apr 23, 2014

Expert turrón-maker part of drug-dealing gang selling...

A MASTER confectioner has been arrested for mass-producing and selling sweets and chocolates made with marijuana and magic mushrooms. The accused is one of seven people – five men and two women - detained in Alicante...

Food & Drink Thu, Dec 4, 2008

Xixona: world capital of turrón

WHEN Christmas comes, the media always seems to dig out the usual article on turrón. This has its logic, because it is round about this time that this foodstuff, extraordinary in both taste and calorie content, is...

Food & Drink Fri, Nov 28, 2008

Guinness record for Xixona turrón makers

Using 355 kilos of toasted almonds, 90 kilos of honey and 55 kilos of sugar, the Turron Association of Xixona now have a place in the record books when they unveiled their creation at a food fair in San Sebastian....