Situated in Alange, Badajoz province, not far from Merida and on the edge of a specielly protected bird area (ZEPA). La Almazara owes its name to two old olive oil mills in the town in times past, ‘El Galo’ and ‘El de Parra’. In this shop you can find diverse products where olive oil is the principal ingredient.
Customers have ample information about the rich Extremaduran cuisine here and a wide range of high-quality products to choose from: jamon, lomo, chorizo, morcilla, patés- all made from iberico pigs (fed on Holm Oak acorns from in the dehesa). There are a variety of local sheep and goat’s cheeses. Wine from D.O. La Ribera de Guadiana region. Liqueurs, honey and its derivatives like pollen and royal jelly are available, as well as the famous pimentón de la Vera (paprika), curds and jams, fig bonbons and preserved cherries.
Another selling point about La Almazara is that it sells ceramics from Salvatierra de los Barros, grasswork from La Serena, wickerwork and basketry, chestnut woodwork, as well as local Alange craftwork in the form of bags, mats and rugs, Roman repicas etc.
They also sell a range of beauty products made with extra virgin olive oil, honey, aloe vera and medicinal plants, all Extremaduran and known nationally.