Traditional biscuits on the radio

As some of you already know, in 2014 Birba was awarded the Girona Excel·lent quality seal which is presented by Girona Provincial Council and the Chamber of Commerce to promote the best products in Girona province. Specifically, the award-winning product was Ametllats, one of the firm’s flagship products as it is one of our most…

Camprodon or “The Biscuits Town”

On 15 February we had the chance to take part in RTVE’s España directo TV programme which was visiting the Camprodon Valley. It covered the Ripollès foals, the snowy mountains and the fact that Camprodon is known as “The Biscuits Town” owing to its hundred-year-old biscuit-making tradition.     The programme’s reporters went with Mimi,…

Birba from Fair to Fair

Following a 2017 crammed with work and biscuits, it was time to kick off the new year with new-found energy to ensure that 2018, the year when we are celebrating our 125th anniversary, will also be chock-full of plans and delicious biscuits. On 18 January we grabbed our bags to head to the other side…

Our double bank holiday at Camprodon

  During the double bank holiday period this December, while some people opted to stay at home and others enjoyed the start of the ski season Birba was at the Purísima de Camprodon Fair, held this time round on 8-11 December and which has already become a must at this time of year. Lots of…

The sweet touch of Birba

When Christmas is getting near we have a date: the “Pedra d’Agramunt Nougat and Chocolate Fair” in Lleida is one of the leading food events in the cakes and pastries industry in Catalonia and has been held every year since 1988. Originally it was a nougat market for the area’s characteristic product, but it was…

Birba takes part in International Coeliac Day

On the morning of 21 May 2017, International Coeliac Day was celebrated at the Barcelona Forum to mark the 40th anniversary of the Associació Celíacs de Catalunya (Coeliac Association of Catalonia). Partnered by the Banc de Sang i Teixits (Blood and Tissue Bank) and featuring activities such as improvisations, dances and gluten-free Catalan sausages for…

The Nuria Gluten-free family is growing

Birba is aware of consumer needs and so it is introducing two new gluten-free products. Celiac disease increases every year in Spain at a rate of 15% and already affects about 1% of the population, although it is estimated that “many more people have it” but are not diagnosed. To date Nuria’s only gluten-free product…