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Día supermarkets pays staff €250 extra for 'dedication' during quarantine period
Food & Drink Fri, Mar 27, 2020

Día supermarkets pays staff €250 extra for...

WHILE many employees in Spain at present are worrying about their wages being cut along with their hours due to the national lockdown, high-street chain Día has given its staff a substantial pay rise. All its workers...

First-ever on-street pizza vending machines reach Spain
Food & Drink Wed, Mar 11, 2020

First-ever on-street pizza vending machines reach Spain

SPAIN'S first-ever on-street pizza vending machines have gone live – in Málaga city, Girona and in the Basque province of Guipúzcoa - with up to 12 varieties on offer and very reasonable prices. Pizzorro, owned...

'Fake food news' myth-busting at Natura Málaga trade fair
Food & Drink Tue, Mar 10, 2020

'Fake food news' myth-busting at Natura Málaga...

A LEADING nutritionist is set to give a talk on diet myths and how to eat healthily without putting on weight at the forthcoming Natura Málaga trade fair. Aitor Sánchez, a doctoral student who has been on research...

Spanish supermarkets 'discover' ready meals: How, where and why
Food & Drink Sat, Mar 7, 2020

Spanish supermarkets 'discover' ready meals: How,...

'READY meals' have never really been a 'thing' in Spain, with supermarket produce historically focusing largely on raw ingredients and very geared up to home cooking – but now, with the two newest...

Galicia tinned potatoes appear in Oscar-winning film 'Parasite'
Food & Drink Mon, Feb 10, 2020

Galicia tinned potatoes appear in Oscar-winning film...

A TINNED potato factory in Galicia founded by a man who is now 87 has been given a massive publicity boost – the brand features in a scene on the film that swept the board at last night's Oscars. a dark comedy...

Gold bread, fish-eye fritters, mushroom wine and other oddities from Madrid Fusión
Food & Drink Wed, Jan 15, 2020

Gold bread, fish-eye fritters, mushroom wine and other...

THE MOST expensive bread in the world contains gold, silver and flowers, and is made in Málaga – the latest unusual fact to come out of the Madrid Fusión culinary fair. Created by Juan Manuel Moreno and costing €1...

Consumer group reviews in-store 'squeeze-your-own' juice: Clean, safe, full of vitamins and value for money
Food & Drink Tue, Jan 14, 2020

Consumer group reviews in-store 'squeeze-your-own'...

FRESHLY-SQUEEZED fruit juice does not lose vitamin content unless it is drunk immediately, says one of Spain's leading consumer organisations, the OCU. In a review of orange juice across the country's major...

Roscón de Reyes: An Epiphany treat
Food & Drink Sun, Jan 5, 2020

Roscón de Reyes: An Epiphany treat

IF YOU'RE in Spain whilst you're reading this, you'll have been in for a treat tonight – the , as the country refers to the , will be parading round your town, flinging out sweets to the children, and then...

World's longest chocolate turrón unveiled
Food & Drink Fri, Jan 3, 2020

World's longest chocolate turrón unveiled

A CHOCOLATE officially the longest-ever made has been unveiled in an Extremadura town – and locals who want to help themselves only have to donate a kilo of groceries to the food bank. Villanueva de la Serena (Badajoz...

'Cheesy Oscars' world-class awards for €3 wedges from Mercadona and Lidl
Food & Drink Mon, Dec 30, 2019

'Cheesy Oscars' world-class awards for €3 wedges...

ONCE again, Spain has made its presence felt in the World Cheese Awards – widely known as the Oscars of dairy produce – with 18 chosen among the 84 best on earth. But not all of them cost an arm and a leg – some...

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