This classification encompasses a wide range of varieties with superb qualities and an unmistakable sweet flavour. They are also a key raw material in the chocolate and nougat industries.

Marcona Almendra MarconaThis typical Mediterranean almond is known as the queen of almonds because it is judged by many to be the best-quality almond in the world. Short and rounded in shape, it has a sweet flavour and high concentration of fatty acids. Roasted and salted, it makes an ideal snack, and it is also an ideal ingredient for making confectionary and desserts.

Largueta Almendra LarguetaThis long, flat variety has an intense flavour and is much used to make chocolate, caramelised almonds and other sweets. Blanched and toasted, it is also an ideal appetiser.

Ecological Valencia100% certified ecological almonds available as natural, blanched or specially prepared (flakes, chips, brittle, chunks or flour). Limited availability.

Guara GuaraThis little-known variety is rounded in shape and has a sweet flavour, ideal for appetisers and confectionary.

Ferragnes FerragnesCharacterised by its long kernel, this variety has many uses and is ideal for customers looking for a high-quality almond without any hint of bitterness.

Valencia ValenciaThis classification encompasses a wide range of almonds grown in the area which are used mainly to make mass-produced marzipan, ice cream, nougat, sweets and appetisers, among others.