All posts in "Sweets sector"
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PGI TURRÓN DE AGRAMUNT

By Montse Gonzalez / 4 years ago

Su categoría comercial puede ser “Suprema” (con un mínimo del 60% de avellana o almendra) o “Extra” (con un mínimo del 46% de avellana o almendra). En todo caso han de llevar un mínimo del 10% de miel y del 1% de clara de huevo. Son turrones en forma de torta (disco) o de tabletas […]

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BISCUITS

By Montse Gonzalez / 4 years ago

PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTIONThe total market for biscuits during the last financial year was around 557,900 tonnes and an internal market around 350,380 tonnes. Considering their values, it can be said that all sales of cookies reached 1,108.8 million euros, while sales in the domestic market were around 735.4 million euros, which meant a significant growth […]

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CANDIES

By Montse Gonzalez / 4 years ago

PRODUCTIONThe total market for candy and gum is approaching 239,880 tonnes, worth more than 684.9 million euros. In the domestic market, sales are around 111,530 tonnes and slightly less than 437.3 million euros. Internal claims account for 46.5% of all sales in volume and 63.8% in value. Entry into new international markets, diversification of presentations, […]

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INDUSTRIAL PASTRY

By Montse Gonzalez / 4 years ago

PRODUCTIONEstimates on the production and sales of industrial pastry in our country vary considerably significant, but we can consider that, according to data from the PRODULCE Association, the total market stood at 170,700 tonnes during the last financial year. This represented an interesting year-on-year increase of 2.1%, when, in the previous year, A fall of […]

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CHOCOLATE AND OTHER PRODUCTS FROM COCOA

By Montse Gonzalez / 4 years ago

PRODUCTIONSpanish production of cocoa and industrial chocolate is around 259,050 tonnes, reaching almost 695 million euros. The most important item is cocoa powder, with 131,080 tonnes and more than 390 million euros. Below are the cacao preparations of less than 2 kilos, with 91,950 tons and 195,9 million euros, followed by cocoa paste (19,430 tons […]

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NOUGAT AND OTHER CHRISTMAS SWEETS

By Montse Gonzalez / 4 years ago

PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTIONThe total market for nougat and Christmas sweets slightly exceeded 30,670 tonnes during 2014, with an overall value of sales of all these products of about 275 million euros. The most notable fall was registered in domestic demand, which fell by 3.8% to just over 26,430 tonnes. The foreign market, on the other […]

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SUGAR

By Montse Gonzalez / 4 years ago

Sugar is a sweetener of natural origin, consisting essentially of loose crystals of sucrose, obtained from sugar cane or sugar beet, through the corresponding industrial processes. Sucrose is found in all plants, but is much more noticeable in sugarcane, sugar beet, sorghum or maple. Of the total sugar production in the world, approximately 75% corresponds […]