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Food & Drink news & information for Spain

Food & Drink Wed, Apr 18, 2018

What's bugging Carrefour: Insect snacks now on sale

BRANCHES of French-based supermarket Carrefour in Spain have begun selling snacks made with insects – including energy bars, crisps and cereal. Now that European Union legislation has approved insects and fungi as...

Food & Drink Fri, Apr 13, 2018

Jávea hotel's 39 guests get food poisoning from mussels

A CONFIRMED total of 39 holidaymakers went down with food poisoning after eating mussels at a hotel on the Arenal beach in Jávea (Alicante province), reports have just revealed. The Spanish gency for Consumption, Food...

Food & Drink Mon, Mar 5, 2018

Clampdown on wholemeal bread labels in new law

A NEW law covering wholemeal bread could mean shoppers have to check labels thoroughly to see what they are buying. Many brands of bread claiming to be 'wholemeal' are in fact manufactured with refined white...

Food & Drink Thu, Feb 15, 2018

Bar and restaurant trade up for first time in seven years

BAR and restaurant trade went up last year for the first time since Spain was still in recession, according to market research firm The NPD Group. Overall, visits to cafés and eateries rose by 1%, to 98 million, whilst...

Food & Drink Sat, Jan 20, 2018

El Corte Inglés now selling its produce in Cuba

NATIONWIDE department store El Corte Inglés has started selling its grocery produce in Cuba following a deal with the Italian company Farmavenda, a spokesperson for the group confirmed this week. The chain's own...

Food & Drink Thu, Jan 18, 2018

Lidl is first store in Spain to sell only free-range eggs

GERMAN supermarket chain Lidl has become the first store in Spain to refuse to sell any produce from battery hens. Grocery retailers in Spain have all agreed that by the year 2025, only free-range hen produce will be on...

Food & Drink Mon, Dec 11, 2017

Baby formula milk taken off sale 'as a precaution'...

THREE brands of baby milk have been withdrawn from sale in Spain as a precaution after cases of salmonella were linked to them in France. So far, in Spain, no salmonella cases have been reported, and all tests on baby...

Food & Drink Wed, Nov 22, 2017

Health authorities to cut added sugar by 10% to fight...

SPANISH health authorities have agreed to reduce the amount of added sugar in grocery products by 10% in a bid to reduce the ever-increasing incidence of obesity in modern society. Thousands of products which are...

Food & Drink Thu, Oct 19, 2017

Three Spanish restaurants in world's top 25 ranking

THREE of Spain's restaurants have made it into TripAdvisor's top 25 in the world – and one of them is in the top five, according to the list released last night (Wednesday). Based upon ratings, recommendations...

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