FULL OF BEANS: Heinz to stay in Spanish stores after Brexit transition ends – Olive Press News Spain

BAKED Beans have long been a staple of the great English breakfast and have been served to UK diners since 1901. But expats began to fear losing the popular product after the Brexit transition period ends on December 31 2020. Given that no trade deal has yet been agreed with the EU, many food brands […]

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Lidl lands in hot water with Valencian rice producers over ‘deceptive’ claims – Olive Press News Spain

VALENCIAN rice growers are calling for a comprehensive inquiry into possible food fraud on the aisles of Lidl.   The German supermarket has landed itself in hot water after being slammed by VA-ASAJA and the Unió for ‘deception’, with rice makers accusing Lidl of mislabelling bags of the white stuff.  Proud producers from Valencia reached boiling […]

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Make your personal paella as Spain’s Valencia area celebrates ‘World Paella Day’ – Olive Press Information Spain

PAELLA is without doubt one of the first Spanish dishes most individuals title, however in case you don’t know, the Valencia area is the place it was first conceived. And in case no one is underneath any phantasm over how proudly its valued within the space, Valencia immediately(September 20) celebrates its third World Paella Day. […]

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CHEERS: Spanish beers judged finest on the planet – Olive Press Information Spain

THE finest beers on the planet are Spanish. That is the conclusion of the British-run World Beer Problem the place the most effective brews are ranked in line with kind. Of the 355 drinks assessed, simply 20 had been awarded a gold medal, with Spain dominating the checklist by scooping 13 of the coveted awards. […]

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BIG IN JAPAN: Jamon from Spain’s Andalucia sells for world file value of €11,881 – Olive Press Information Spain

A LEG of Andalucia-bred jamon has been bought for a world-record value of €11,881. The Spanish ham, from Corteconcepicion, in Huelva, was awarded the Guinness Report for the costliest on the earth after promoting for 1.429 million yen in Japan. It was bought by the Sierra Mayor Jabugo firm, which breeds its pigs within the […]

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50,000 litres of wine misplaced in a big leak at a vineyard in Spain

50,000 litres of wine misplaced in a big leak at a vineyard in Spain

IT’S ample to make anyone cry. A leak from a tank has seen 50,000 litres of crimson wine flood a winery in Spain. Video shot by bystanders current a torrent of Spain’s favourite tipple pouring from a storage tank on the Vitivinos vineyard in Villamalea inside the province of Albacete. The rationale for the leak […]

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Bars and consuming locations take away glazed serviettes from tables all through Spain to stay away from COVID-19 contagion – nevertheless had been they ever any use? – ESPANA NEWS

Bars and consuming locations take away glazed serviettes from tables all through Spain to stay away from COVID-19 contagion – nevertheless had been they ever any use? – ESPANA NEWS

AS better than 70% of the Spanish inhabitants have entered ‘part 2’ of Spain’s coronavirus lockdown, Olive Press readers may have noticed the dearth of typical glazed serviettes on bar and restaurant tables. The COVID-19 pandemic has executed away moreover with salt and pepper cellars, olive oil, vinagre, and the remainder that may pose a […]

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VENTAS: Why Andalucia’s humble roadside eateries serve up some of the best home-cooked food in Spain – ESPANA NEWS

VENTAS: Why Andalucia’s humble roadside eateries serve up some of the best home-cooked food in Spain – ESPANA NEWS

ON New 12 months’s Day my accomplice and I had been headed again from a Christmas break in Toledo with the needle on the gas gauge hovering scarily near empty. The gasolineras had been on vacation too and it took a number of abortive stops and a few sophisticated instructions from a person strolling his […]

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Bars and restaurants in Spain’s Andalucia can open terraces at 100% capacity from Monday and interiors at 75% – ESPANA NEWS

Bars and restaurants in Spain’s Andalucia can open terraces at 100% capacity from Monday and interiors at 75% – ESPANA NEWS

BARS and restaurants in Andalucia have been told that from Monday they may open their terraces at 100% capacity and interiors at 75%. Under this latest easing of COVID-19 lockdown, hotels will also be permitted to open communal areas with 50% of their usual occupancy. A 1.5 metre distance will need to be maintained between […]

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Expat supermarket suggests UK home bakers emulating ‘Mary Berry’ during lockdown to blame for drop in UK flour exports to Spain – ESPANA NEWS

Expat supermarket suggests UK home bakers emulating ‘Mary Berry’ during lockdown to blame for drop in UK flour exports to Spain – ESPANA NEWS

UK home bakers emulating their celebrity heroes during lockdown may be to blame for a ‘drop’ in British flour supplies to Spanish retailers. The huge demand for flour has seen exports fall, forcing expat cake makers to use Spanish equivalents.  One former patissier told this paper however that locally-made equivalents are not ‘up to scratch’ […]

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