Preserved Fruits Blog

How to use Lazaya’s apples in syrup to make delicious preparations in pastries or restaurants

Using apples in syrup in the preparation of cakes is a guarantee of success for pastries or restaurants. Our apple in syrup, a fruit of the best quality harvested in the Spanish region of Calatayud (where Lazaya has its factory and plantations of fruit trees), allows many possibilities for patisseries. But today we are going to focus on just one of its applications, perhaps the best known: the making of puff pastries and apple pies.
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Stages of the production of candied fruits: the harvest season

The production of candied fruit requires little mature fruit for processing.The production of candied fruits for your pastries, ice creams or confectionery products implies a previous hard work in our plantations in Épila (Aragón).  We already told you how natural pollination with bumblebees was carried out. Today we are going to reveal how we live the harvest in our double role of fruit growers and manufacturers of candied fruits…

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6 curiosities about candied fruits you did not even suspect

These 6 curiosities about candied fruits have surprised us, and they will also call you attention. Some of them, like the calorie count for glace cherries, may even serve you as a sales argument. Candied cherries are not as loaded with kilocalories as it may seem and even have a healthy substance that resists processing …
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Applications of candied fruits for bakeries: chocolate coating

Let you know the wide range of applications of candied fruits for bakeries… That is the goal of this piece and the starting point of a new category of help articles and culinary proposals to the pastry chef. Whether you are an industrial baker or working in your own artisan workshop, we want to bring you closer to the many uses of our delicious preserved fruit and, especially, candied fruits for bakeries, pastry shops… Let’s start with the chocolate coating  of the famous ‘Fruits of Aragon’…

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Stages of the production of candied fruits: the natural pollination

The production of candied fruits involves different stages, the first ones taking place, as expected, in the natural environment: sowing, pruning, pollination, harvest… We are going to tell you how (and when) natural pollination of the fruit trees is carried out. It is one of the most fascinating stages for those of us who love natural environment, so we want to explain here to encourage our customers to trust in the quality of our products.

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