Exports increased to 3.2% in April face to 2018

Portuguese exports increased 3.2% and imports rose 10.9% in April compared to the same month of 2018 but decelerated relative to March according to the National Statistics Institute (INE). The exports had increased in March by 3.8% and imports by 12.1% year-on-year and nominal terms. According to INE’s International Trade Statistics, the deceleration of exports…

Esplendido Douro Olive Oil awarded again in the USA

Like 2016 and 2018, ‘Esplendido Douro’ olive oil was once again awarded as one of the best olive oils in the world in the ‘NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition’. NYIOOC is one of the most important international contests centered on the so-called ‘Ouro Verde’. Held every spring in New York, it is the largest and…

Ervideira launches online store and renewed website

Ervideira has launched a new website with new content and that has the first online store of the brand’s wines as great novelty, and which, according to the producer, will allow the brand’s wines to reach national and international consumers. In a statement, Ervideira announced that “this new design reflects the brand’s goal of reaching…

Waterbunkers acquires chocolate factory big house

The WaterBunkers group – which owns ‘Alardo’ and ‘Monchique’ water brands – has bought the Casa Grande Chocolate Factory (Fábrica de Chocolates Casa Grande) in Vila Nova de Famalicão in an investment of two million euros, which includes the acquisition and expansion of production capacity. “The acquisition of the Fábrica de Chocolates Casa Grande is…