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Sunshine comes to the Mountains of the Moon: Olivar de La Luna’s new solar initiative

The story of Olivar de la Luna is a tale of sweat, determination, and swoon-worthy olive oil. It is also a tale of an audacious couple, Jesus and Tránsito, working hard to achieve the high standards of energy efficiency and environmental stewardship that set them apart in the world of olive oil production. Jesus and […]

Castillo de Canena Biodynamic Organic Picual Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Castillo de Canena Biodynamic Extra Virgin Olive Oil Wins Best in Class

Emerald green, pungent and a bit spicy, with notes of freshly picked garden tomatoes, mint and artichoke, Castillo de Canena Biodynamic Organic Picual Extra Virgin Olive Oil is one of our bold favorites. Happily, the experts are of the same opinion. This oil took home the prize of “Best in Class” (Northern Hemisphere, Monovarietal, Robust) […]

Puremiel Honey Collecting

The Buzz on Puremiel Organic Honey: Following the Flowers for Five Generations

It is spring in southern Spain. The Andalusian sun is scaling the sky, coaxing the folded buds of lavender into blossom. And along a dusty track, deep among the stubbly peaks of the Sierra de Grazalema, Puremiel Organic Honey owner Alfonzo Gutierrez Beltran is walking towards his beehives. He is in the process of moving […]

Zócalo Organic Kañiwa Grain Peruvian Ancient Grain

Zócalo Organic Kañiwa Grain from Peru Wins Silver sofi Award for 2017

We’re thrilled to announce that our Zócalo Organic Kañiwa ancient grain from Peru has won a sofi™ Silver Award in the pasta, rice, grains category in the Specialty Food Association’s 2017 sofi™ Awards competition! This is the second sofi win for Zócalo Kañiwa, with a silver awarded in 2011. A sofi is the top honor […]

Zocalo Flours Purple Corn Sweet Potato Mesquite gluten free

Creative Flours for Creative Cooks

Whether paleo, organic, gluten-free, grain-free or just flavor-obsessed, people are increasingly seeking out alternative flours for a variety of reasons. Our Zócalo line of flours are truly unique – flours for cooks and bakers who want creative solutions that also happen to come through on flavor and nutrition. Each colorful flour has its own personality […]

Castillo de Canena Olive Groves

Castillo de Canena: The Best Farm Practices Make the Best Olive Oil

  Deep in the hills of southern Spain, in the province of Jaén in a small town called Canena, the Vañó family has been growing olives and making olive oil since 1780. Brother and sister Francisco (Paco) and Rosa Vañó are the latest visionaries behind their small family company, Castillo de Canena (translated as “Castle […]

Paul and Pippa New Flavors Lady Carrot Don Manchego Tomato Bravo

Three New Flavors from Paul and Pippa Biscuits

We’re excited to share that Paul and Pippa Biscuits from Barcelona are adding three new scrumptious flavors to their family of biscuits. Welcome Don Manchego, Tomato Bravo and Lady Carrot Cake to the Paul and Pippa family. This little start-up bakeshop has done it once again – they’ve managed to fit big, robust flavors into […]

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Blanxart Chocolate -The Details Make The Difference

Chocolate. It lifts your spirits, makes almost any offense forgivable and mimics the feeling of being in love. We’re proud to work with Blanxart Chocolate, a small bean-to-bar company in Barcelona that makes their bars the traditional way, using historic machinery that they have used for decades. Blanxart sources much of their beans from Domaine […]