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Nut butters in the Food Industry

What are nut butters? Over the past few years, the popularity of nut and seed-based butters has increased considerably. A few years ago, peanut butter was the most widely consumed nut spread used as an alternative to dairy butter, but the development of technology and consumer awareness of the nutritional properties of nuts and seeds…

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Get to know all the options for processed peanuts

Peanuts offer many different consumer options. Here at Itac Professional, we offer you processed peanuts in a variety of formats, perfect for consumption as a snack, or for use in professional baking and cooking. Our processed peanuts offer different options for consumption, along with excellent quality, and this will help you cover all your consumer…

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Uses and applications for seeds in your recipes

Using seeds allows us to add texture, consistency and colour to our recipes, making them more attractive and tasty. And, as they’re 100% vegetable-based, we can use the seeds for vegan and vegetarian dishes, in powder or hydrated form. On our blog, we’ve already shared an article about how you can use seeds in your…

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Healthy snacks: The new main player in vending machines

A snack can be defined as something we consume between meals or as an appetizer at meetings, with a cocktail, or at parties. Many of these snacks are sold in vending machines located in shopping centres, train stations, airports, gyms, hospitals, schools, or universities. This new way of consuming snacks and nuts (among other things)…

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Discover our dried fruit and nut cocktail range

Seasonings, batter and breaded coatings, crocants and desserts… Itac Professional dried fruit and nut cocktails have so many commercial culinary uses, apart from being a great snack, and they’ll help you give your dishes a really distinct flavour. Would you like to know what their secret is? It’s simply the great variety of tastes and…

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Discover the possibilities of nut butters

The nutritional and sensory properties of nuts make them a fundamental part of the food industry. From the most traditional cuisine to the most innovative lifestyles, these foods can form an important part of any recipe repertoire. Now you can multiply their possibilities and potential applications by using them in paste form: discover the possibilities…

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Peanuts: How to use them in the kitchen and the food industry

According to the International Dry Fruit Council (INC), global peanut production has fluctuated between 37.1 and 43.2 million tonnes over the past five years. The largest producers are China, India, USA, Nigeria, Argentina, Indonesia and Senegal. Spain, even though it doesn’t export this product, has a real market presence in the nut handling and processing…

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TOURISM AND INTERNATIONALIZATION OF SPANISH PRODUCTS

The agri-food industry is the second biggest export industry in the country: and who knows how far it could go if the trend started by our chefs continues? The evolution of agri-food exports has experienced an upward trend in recent years. In 2017, there was a 6.6% growth compared to the previous year, a fact…

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ITAC PROFESIONAL IMPORTACO ANUGA 2019

ITAC PROFESSIONAL will have a prominent place at ANUGA 2019, the world’s most important food convention, which will be held in Cologne (Germany) from the 5th to the 9th of October. The event, which will be celebrating its 100th anniversary, is an important meeting point for professionals in the sector, who will have the opportunity…

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HOW CAN SEEDS ENHANCE YOUR RECIPES?

A healthy diet will include a good number of plant-based foods. As well as dishes with  vegetables, fruits, leaves, or roots, we can include an element with enormous potential: seeds. But how can seeds enhance your recipes? We’re about to tell you! With all their amazing properties, it means that we can always turn to…

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Forum on the Spanish Almond industry

The Spanish Association of Almond Shellers (Descalmendra) met on June 20th at the Raimat Winery Estate (Lleida) to present the IV Forum of the Spanish Almond Industry. The main objective of this group, which began eight years ago, is to analyze the changes that are taking place in the almond sector and to discuss the…

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Importaco to attend the 2019 PLMA Trade Show in Amsterdam

For more than thirty years the PLMA (Private Label Manufacturers Association) Trade Show in Amsterdam has brought together retailers and manufacturers not only to showcase the latest developments in the food sector, but also to help generate synergies between its different players. This is how new ideas are born that help distributors and manufacturers in…

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From tree to factory: almond harvesting

Once the almonds are harvested and the cold weather sets in, the almond trees must start their winter rest, shedding their leaves and entering the vegetative stage until they start flowering, where the vegetative activity restarts once the warmer temperatures arrive.

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