Tag Archives: agriculture

Newsbrief: Gran Canaria wines ranked some of the best in all Spain with gold medal and distinction

Those who know the extraordinary wines of Gran Canaria also understand that it is often in too short a supply, with various bodegas (vineyards) around the island producing unique flavours in relatively small amounts, prices can be a little higher than many would want to pay.  Regardless, they are always…

Veneguera project receives recognition of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria

3 years after Gran Canaria hotel group Lopesan started work on the area around the old Finca Veneguera, they say they have consolidated it as a protected zone and agricultural estate. Coinciding with Gran Canaria’s second “Landscape Days” event in Las Palmas, the Lopesan Group’s Veneguera project was awarded for…

Canaries’ Government study Tuno plants

The Government of the Canary Islands have started studying the use of tuno fruit in juice

Valsequillo Strawberry Fair, Gran Canaria

It’s that time of the year again when you can almost taste summer, and what better way

Avocado cultivation areas increased 58%

Spain is the main avocado producer in Europe. Most of the avocados grown

New effort towards Canaries Agroturism

A new initiative entitled ‘Canarias convida‘ aims to bring visitors and the local consumer closer

70% of Gran Canaria bees Black Canarian

More than 70% of the island’s bees are of the Black Canarian variety, a study commissioned

First Spar ‘Natural’ opens in Arguineguín

The supermarket chain SPAR opened its first store specialising in organic foods

Gran Canaria’s Award winning organic honey

‘La abeja del guanche’, a company run by the Valido brothers on Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria wins 15 World Cheese Awards

Gran Canaria cheese won 15 medals at this year’s World Cheese Awards, a record

Events: County Fair ‘La Feria del Sureste’ 11-13 November

This year’s ‘La Feria del Sureste’ 3-county fair is 11-13 November

The Canary Weekend Tips 4-6 November

Considering the wet weather warnings, here are few options for the weekend ahead

Gran Canaria leads in waste treatment

The Ecoparque Gran Canaria North not only works today at full pretty much its full capacity

Southern reservoirs are drying out

Reservoirs in the south of Gran Canaria are continuing to dry out. The largest

The Canary Weekend Tips 2-4 September

September is here ! Las Palmas is going to have a busy weekend ahead with so many simultaneous events

Newsbrief: Greenhouse fire in Agüimes brought under control

Firefighters employed two helicopters in an intervention on Wednesday morning to extinguish an agricultural waste fire, in a covered greenhouse in the municipality of Agüimes, near a dirt road known as the Camino del Conde. The fire occurred at approximately 6:30 am this morning. Nearly 2,000 square meters of land

Fire near Roque Nublo (Gran Canaria)

The Cabildo of Gran Canaria Environmental Service extinguished a fire

Fishing licenses on Gran Canaria

Lots of people enjoy fishing either inland or in the waters around Gran Canaria.

Fire brought under control in Temisas

A  fire was declared on Thursday on Gran Canaria in Temisas (Agüimes), at kilometer 14

The Canary Weekend tips 15-17 July

Water is a main theme right now, especially with Calima winds and temperatures of 38˚+

Fires banned during hot summer months

The Cabildo of Gran Canaria Ministry of Environment, Emergencies and Citizen 

Government dispute air quality claims

The Canary Islands have extraordinarily high air quality, particularly in the mountains.