Tradition - El Artesano
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El Artesano El Artesano lives up to its name by making varieties of nougat and marzipan using the knowledge and experience handed down by various generations of nougat craftsmen in Jijona (Alicante).

We believe in tradition and think to the future so our company can grow without us losing our values. We maintain the highest manufacturing standards and continuously improve the variety and quality of our products.

Los turrones y mazapanes El Artesano, El Artesano’s varieties of nougat and marzipan are endorsed by the prestigious stamp of (Designation of Origin Label) awarded by the the Jijona Food Standards Council), the body which guarantees the products manufactured in this Protected Geographical Area comply with the maximum quality requirements and to which El Artesano have belonged since the company was founded. Our major commitment is to provide a wide range of high quality, great tasting products for our clients’ tables.


We manufacture our products traditionally, without the addition of preservatives or colouring agents which could spoil the flavour of our high quality varieties of nougat and marzipan.

During all the stages of the manufacturing process at the El Artesano works we apply the rigurous controls required to merit the Designation of Origin Label stamp in order to comply with the highest quality standards in each and every variety.


The cumulating result is exceptional quality nougats and marzipans which have been created to be enjoyed by even the most demanding consumers. The taste has special character and all the original flavour that only true Jijona craftsmen can achieve.


The craftsmen, who during several generations have worked in El Artesano making nougats and marzipans, have always fought for the prevalence of those unique values which gave rise to this gastronomic tradition of worldwide repute.

To meet this aim, we firstly make a careful selection of 100% natural top quality raw materials selected from our own area such as the sweet marcona almonds and orange-blossom honey.