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Marbella waiter turns entrepreneur with ‘at-table’ mobile phone charger device   

A waiter serving diners in fashionable Marbella has invented a system to charge mobile phones at tables. Esteban Romero, 36, has spent the last ten...

Spain’s Marbella to host tuna cutting event—with hopes for a Guinness World Record

A GIANT 7ft tuna fish tipping the scales at a whopping 150kg will be cut in front of a 400 strong crowd in the...

WORLD TAPAS DAY: 10 cities in Spain where you will find the best free tapas scene

The tradition of free tapas are not only a long-standing tradition in Granada—find out where else with the Olive Press’ Tapas guide

Brewery in Spain’s Valencia produces Ukraine solidarity beer that insults Vladimir Putin

A Valencian microbrewery is selling a new craft beer called 'F---ing Putin' to show its solidarity with the Ukraine people in the wake of...

Cocktail and gin heaven at special Birthday Party Night celebrating one year of Moraira’s Premium Sports & Lounge Bar...

MORAIRA'S Premium Sports & Lounge Bar will be celebrating this Saturday night(April 30) with a special first birthday party. Despite the problems last year of...

Almeria on a plate: Fruit farms, the best market and a Spanish family’s top table

I AM standing outside a jumble of small shops and apartments on a busy street in the centre of Almeria. My boyfriend, a Spanish...

Spain’s wine trade breathes easy after European Parliament backtracks over ‘cancer warning’ labels

SPAIN'S wine industry has applauded a U-turn from European politicians who ditched proposals to slap 'cancer warning' labels on wine bottles. The European Parliament(EP) rolled...

Sherry producers in Andalucia’s Jerez area of Spain launch campaign to boost UK business

PRESTIGIOUS sherries from the Jerez area will feature in a new advertising campaign targeting UK drinkers after a recent sherry sales boost during COVID...

The ultimate cheese lovers’ guide to local Spanish queso in Andalucia

SAY cheese and you might not instantly think of Spain.  It’s the French that dominated for years when it came to fromage - meanwhile, Spaniards...

Half-price meal discounts in Alicante City restaurants in Spain thanks to new dining voucher scheme

DINERS in Alicante restaurants could save up to €250 each on going out for a meal, thanks to the city's new 'Gastronomic Bonus' voucher...

Celebrating a Christmas tradition in Spain in Alicante Province’s Jijona

THE heart of nougat making in Alicante Province will be hosting this Sunday's World Nougat Day. Jijona will be offering 'open days' in its nougat...

Goat cheese made in Andalucia area of Spain is voted the best in the world

AN Andalucia cheesery has walked away with the top prize at the 2021 World Cheese Awards in Oviedo. Quesos y Besos from Guarroman in Jaen...

Famous wine and sherry producer known for Tio Pepe is voted decade’s best winery in Spain

ONE of Spain's most famous sherry and wine producers has been voted 'Best Spanish Winery of the Decade'. The AEPEV association of wine journalists gave...

Spain to host international conference backing the health benefits of olive oil

AN annual olive oil conference organised by a top American university is heading to Spain this December. The event to be held in Jaen, at...

Chin-chin: Four most fattening Spanish summer drinks

IT’S still summer and sizzling hot in Southern Spain and though that means it's still time for frosty cocktails and outdoor bars, you’d be...

International fast food chain comes to Spain to give KFC a fried chicken challenge

A Filipino-based international fast food chain is opening its first store in Spain this autumn. Jollibee is considered one of the fastest-growing restaurant companies in...

Cancerous pesticide found recently in ice creams also detected in wide range of food products

And India is not the only producing country where these ingredients have been sourced, as they have also been traced to the Dominican Republic, Uganda, Turkey, Ethiopia… and the UK.

ICE CREAM ALERT: Products by leading brands removed from Spanish shops due to contamination with cancer-related substance

NESTLE has ordered the urgent removal from shops throughout Spain of 46 types of ice cream found to be contaminated with a substance known...

SEND PLASTIC PACKING: Spanish food industry experts meet to discuss sustainable packaging and new Residue Law

MORE than 200 companies and organisations took part in a virtual meeting this week to discuss sustainable food packaging and the ever-growing problem of...

RESTAURANT REVAMP: Five eateries on Spain’s Valencia beach will be demolished to make way for more ecological buildings

FIVE rice restaurants on Valencia’s Malvarrosa beach will be demolished to make way for ‘greener’ buildings that are more integrated into the surroundings. The green...

SEAWEED BREAD: Scientists in Spain’s Valencia produce a healthier type of gluten-free bread by adding edible algae

This problem is said to directly affect nearly 450,000 celiac people in Spain.

A premium gin created on the Costa Blanca in Spain becomes an international award winner

IF Spain and alcohol are mentioned in the same sentence, then wine or a fine brandy are products that might immediately spring to mind. But...

FROM PITCH TO PLATE: Spain’s Villareal football club opens own restaurant in Ceramica stadium

THESE are great times to be a fan of Villareal football club. Not only has Castellon’s ‘Yellow Submarine’ fought its way through to its first...

DOWN ON THE FARM: Plans underway to launch first ‘open farms’ day in Spain’s Valencia region to promote sustainable...

IF the coronavirus pandemic has taught us anything, it is to appreciate the importance of local commerce – specially when it comes to food. Producers,...

WHERE’S THE BEEF? Castellon businessman sentenced to four years in prison for selling horse meat disguised as beef

A 60-YEAR-OLD businessman from Castellon has been sentenced to four years in prison for selling horse meat disguised as beef. The Supreme Court this week...

Why a Christmas Costa Blanca-made sweet that’s a Spanish favourite is making a move on the United Nations

COSTA Blanca politicians will ask the United Nations to designate November 7 as 'World Nougat Day'. The Alicante Provincial Council has approved the move to...

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