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El Almendro History

Since 1883 History El Almendro is a Spanish brand that has specialized in producing all kinds of turron since 1883. All our products are created from the knowledge that years of experience have brought us, and made from carefully-selected premium ingredients to guarantee the quality that is a hallmark of our company.
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1868
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

El Almendro is updating its image and launching a range of new almond-based products so you can enjoy their superlative flavour all year round.

These new products fill categories in which El Almendro has not been present to date: almond snacks and almond bars. All our products are free from gluten and palm oil.

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