In Italy for those who know quality gastronomy, it is impossible to consider the tradition of Christmas giving without thinking of Condorelli.
Condorelli company born in 1933 in the province of Catania, in Belpasso a small city of Sicily, in the south of Italy. The company make confectionery products with the best local raw materials and using traditional recipes. The Condorelli’s production is characterized by many products: nougats, chocolate, almond and pistachios, all made with quality raw materials such as Sicilian Almonds, Bronte pistachio d.o.p. and the Honey of Zafferana Etnea. The story of the company is linked with the social dynamics of Italy that will know the economic boom in the Second World War is, therefore, a story that is related to the territory but also to the Sicilian tradition. In fact, the soft and little “Torroncino” is one of the symbols of the Italian confectionery tradition, immediately gaining a big success in Italy and also in the foreign markets.
Condorelli only source almonds and pistachios are grown in the richest volcanic soil imaginable beneath the active Etna Volcano, these are then used to make their soft nougat bars covered with lemon flavoured chocolate.
Almond and Pistachio Nougat Ingredients: almonds (46%), honey, sugar, pistachio nuts (3%), egg-white, flavorings, nutmeg.
Lemon Coating Ingredients: sugar, cocoa butter (27.5%), whole milk powder, natural lemon and vanilla flavoring, colorant: E100, E132