Preserved Fruits Blog

Preserved fruit and sustainable use of plant protection products

Preserved fruit with the utmost respect for the environment and food safety.Lazaya’s preserved fruit is the result of a careful process of cultivation, harvesting and processing in which we promote the conservation of the environment. It is one of Lazaya’s corporate values pursued in all our actions.

Accordingly, we can proudly say that we respect and take care of the environment in each of the stages of production of our preserved fruit. In this way, we avoid contaminating as much as possible, minimizing the generation of waste and rationalizing the use of natural and energy resources in our region of Calatayud (Aragón, Spain).
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Candied fruits: the way we grow, harvest and proccess the seasonal fruit from Aragón

Candied fruits, that sweet delicatessen made of seasonal fruit in the traditional way, are Lazaya’s main specialty.. Their superb taste and outstanding quality are due to their proccessing with the best seasonal fruit and the compliance with the highest international food hygiene and health standards.

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Our preserved fruit company is pioneer in saving irrigation water

A couple of cherries dripping water

Our preserved fruit company has become pioneer in saving irrigation water in our region of Aragón (northeastern Spain), due to an investment program set up some years ago in our plantations of fruit trees. Lazaya firmly believes in sustainable agriculture and responsible water use. We are going to make every effort to mantain this strong commitment in Calatayud and its surrounding lands which we feel so attacched to. Besides being fruit preserves manufacturers, we are also fruit growers.

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Candied fruits in Christmas desserts: a worldwide tradition

Roscon de Reyes is a typical Christmas dessert of Spain
The presence of candied fruits in Christmas cakes and desserts is common to the traditional gastronomy of many countries. Spanish “Roscón de Reyes”, Portuguese “Bolo Rei”, Italian “Panettone”, British Christmas Cake and German “Stollen” are all delicious Christmas sweets that incorporate candied fruits. They are irreplaceable in Christmas and each country of Christian tradition has its won one…!

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Natural colour glace cherries: pros and cons

Natural colour glace cherries are perfect for those who love sweets but no additives.

Natural colour glace cherries are triggering a growing demand, due to the increasing concern on healthy nutrition in many countries.
Colour dye is a key feature of food that may enhance its attractiveness and thus, achieve a huge impact in purchasing decisions. But more and more sectors of society demand natural and healthy food, with less artificial colours and, broadly speaking, an additives free label.

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