El Almendro is a Spanish brand that produces all types of turron, with one distinguishing feature: all our products are prepared using select natural ingredients, offering unbeatable supreme quality.
The founder of El Almendro, Antonio Monerris Planelles, is born in Jijona (Alicante).
The first factory is founded in Jijona.
Antonio Monerris first works as a turron-maker alongside his uncle, former owner of the company Vda. De Monerris Rovira.
Worldwide expansion begins, mainly to produce turron in Cuba as well.
As production grows, the company buys more land and expands its premises.
First exports to the Colon de Bruselas firm, under the brand JIJONA BELGA.
The company takes definitive shape by adding S.A. (Ltd.) to its business name.
Despite beginning as a family company, it now employs over 700 people.
For many years, the El Almendro brand becomes famous for its advertising slogan ‘Come back Home for Christmas’.
Turrones EL ALMENDRO S.A. once again becomes a 100% Spanish-owned company.
The EL ALMENDRO brand celebrates its 125th anniversary, offering a wide variety of products and formats. It is the benchmark for turron, chosen by consumers for both its quality and fine reputation. In line with its international expansion philosophy, it takes part in major trade fairs, spreading the word about its exquisite, typically Spanish, delicacies: Turron.
Launch of the crunchy FUN range. Crunchy chocolate turron with jelly sweets, “Popping Candy”, etc.
THE NEW EL ALMENDRO BRAND
El Almendro is launching its new brand strategy: offering almond-based products to be enjoyed without having to give up on flavour, every day of the year not only on Christmas time.
El Almendro wants to refresh the brand with this new positioning by launching 3 new product categories. Almond snacks, Almond cakes and almond brownies, and almond bars.
All the products in these new ranges are MADE WITH ALMONDS AND ARE GLUTEN-FREE AND PALM OIL-FREE .