Premios alimentos de españa

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Food and Environment has awarded the the Spain Food Prize 2016, which acknowledge the work of companies and professionals with an outstanding record in the production and promotion of Spanish quality food.

In this edition, the jury have selected Cascajares, Industria Gastronómica Blanca Mencía, in Dueñas (Palencia) because of their remarkable international strategy, not only in terms of product exports, but also because with their facilities they have been able to enter the American market, adapting the product to foreign consumers while maintaining the traditional Spanish gastronomic quality.

An example of this strategy has been obtaining the Halal Certificate by Cascajares, which allowed their entering a market valued at more than 3 billion USD (including all sectors), and access to more than 2 million Spanish Muslims and 2 million Muslim tourists who visit Spain yearly.

The Instituto Halal would like to congratulate Cascajares for this important award, which reflects their company’s commitment and effort.