Ametlla de Mallorca will celebrate the first Christmas Fair in Palma

Cartell de la I edició de la Fira de Nadal de l'Ametlla de Mallorca

It will be on December 16 at Passeig del Born from 12 to 20 hours

The Ametlla de Mallorca Protected Geographical Indication will celebrate next 16th of November
December is the first edition of the Christmas Fair. It will be on Passeig del Born
Palma between 12 noon and 8 p.m., with the participation of companies and
pastry chefs who work on this typical product of Mallorcan gastronomy. El
new president of the Regulatory Council of the IGP, Miquel Riera, believes that
this new fair “will be very important to add visibility to our almond, the
from here”, recalling that “it is unique and makes our Christmas cakes and nougat
They have a very different taste and texture than if we made them with other almonds”.

From 5 pm a toast will be made with all the attending authorities, and
a showcooking of products with Mallorcan almonds will also be carried out
and other typical Christmas products. Already confirmed as attendees
Almendras Capó, Ametlla+, Bessó de Mallorca, Camp Mallorquí,
Made in Sóller, Galletes Gelabert and La Menorquina. At the fair, which has the
financial support from the Consell de Mallorca and the collaboration of the City Council of Mallorca
Palma through Palma Activa, Ametlla de Mallorca will be offered to taste for
part of the Regulatory Council of the PGI, and almonds and others will also be sold
derivatives in each of the stands of companies associated with the PGI

It should be remembered that the Ametlla de Mallorca PGI is the brand or seal that guarantees it
the link of the almond with its origin and quality, and with some characteristics
Certain humidity, size or taste, among others. It can be sold so much in variety
conventional as ecological, raw or toasted and with or without skin in both cases.
Ametlla de Mallorca is distinguished from the rest by having a slightly sweet taste
and for a greater unctuousness due to its high profile of fatty acids, than among the
oleic and linoleic acids account for 88 percent of the lipid content of almonds.
The latter is 59 percent of the total fruit, a value also above
average. To date, the PGI supports 295 farmers, who add up to 295 farmers
Some 4,000 hectares of cultivated land throughout the island, and a total of 11 industries.