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El Almendro History

Since 1883 History 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.
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1883
The founder of El Almendro,
Antonio Monerris Planelles, is born
in Jijona (Alicante)
1883
The first factory is
founded in Jijona.
1885
Antonio Monerris first works as a turron-maker
alongside his uncle, former owner of the company
Vda. De Monerris Rovira.
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1914
Worldwide expansion begins,
mainly to produce turron in
Cuba as well.
1921
As production grows, the company buys more
land and expands its premises.
1923
First exports to the Colon de Bruselas
firm, under the brand JIJONA BELGA.
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1963
The company takes definitive
shape by adding S.A. (Ltd.)
to its business name.
1978
Despite beginning as a family
company, it now employs
over 700 people.
1983
For many years, the El Almendro brand becomes
famous for its advertising slogan ‘Come
back Home for Christmas’.
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1996
Turrones EL ALMENDRO S.A.
once again becomes a 100%
Spanish-owned company.
2008
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.
2013
Launch of the crunchy FUN range. Crunchy
chocolate turron with jelly sweets,
“Popping Candy”, etc.

THE NEW EL ALMENDRO BRAND

Natural Almond

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 .

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