MATA is a family business that is located in a village called Alcaudete in Jaén, Spain. Throughout more than ONE HUNDRED YEARS of history, the company has been manufacturing the SWEET PASTRIES and TRADITIONAL FORMULAS CANNED VEGATABLES with strictly enforced standards to maintain the excellent quality that has brought fame and prestige to Mata. All products are manufactured following the most traditional style.
When one speaks of a family business that has served 110 years of work, success for four generations of the same family, it is noteworthy that this event is an outstanding example of perseverance and commitment towards the prestige and fame of products that have been and continue to be leaders in the national and international market.
The experiences accumulated over 4 generations are added to the latest technological innovations to make Mata products look toward to a promising future ahead for the challenge of facing the next generation of which is and the fifth succession.
Created in Jaen in 1897, the company is a market leader in the manufacture of sweet pastries: nougat brittles, assorted cakes, etc. Mata can proudly claim to be the creators of the world famous hojaldrina puff pastry, a product which has become indispensable in Spanish homes , specially at Christmas time: “the only genuine hojaldrina is Mata hojaldrina”.
Mata is also a leading manufacturer of vegetable preserves and pre-cooked food. Its best known products of this type are its ever popular fried baby broad beans – HABAS FRITAS and the TOMATO FRITO , which over the years have become a permanent fixture on the menus of the best known restaurants and in specialized food shops as a gourmet product. The fried Tomato Frito is absolutely unique, almost comparable to tomatoes cooked at home, and the taste of their hojaldrina puff pastry “will move you to tears”.
Supplying some of the finest restaurants and gourmet shops over the years , as well as being firm favourite with many families when it comes to traditional Spanish sweet pastries, Mata products are sure to deliver quality every time. If you are interested in stocking this brand.