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We renew the agreement with Elitechip

On Friday 17 June, at the headquarters of the Regulatory Council, the signing of the renewal of the joint support agreement between the Regulatory Council of the Designation of Origin of Mahón-Menorca cheese with the entity Elitechip took place, at sporting events that they organize in the Balearic Islands. -||- -||-A commitment shared by both parties is that in the development of the tasks included in sporting events they will be environmentally friendly, and an environmental policy is established and maintained and kept up to date with the continuous improvement of their environmental practices. -||- -||-Scheduled events: -||-<p style="font-weight: 400;">TRAILMENORCA CAMÍ DE CAVALLS</p> -||-<p style="font-weight: 400;"><span>CURSA DE SA LLUNA PLENA SANT LLUIS</span></p> -||-<p style="font-weight: 400;">ARTIEM HALF MENORCA</p> -||-<p style="font-weight: 400;">MITJA MARATO MENORCA</p> -||-<p style="font-weight: 400;">MITJA MARATÓ FORNELLS</p> -||-<p style="font-weight: 400;">MITJA MARATÓ CIUTAT DE PALMA</p> -||-<p style="font-weight: 400;">TRAIL DE FORMENTERA</p> -||-<p style="font-weight: 400;">TRIATLÓ PORT DE PALMA</p> -||-<p style="font-weight: 400;">TRAIL DELS FARS</p> -||-<p style="font-weight: 400;">PALMA SKYLINE</p> -||-<p style="font-weight: 400;">FEIM KILOMETRES PALMA</p> -||-<p style="font-weight: 400;">OCTOBER TRAIL  MENORCA</p> -||-<p style="font-weight: 400;"><span>TRAIL DELS BARRANCS</span></p> -||-<p style="font-weight: 400;"><span>TRAIL NORD MENORCA</span></p> -||-<p style="font-weight: 400;"><span>TRIATLO PLATJA GRAN</span></p> -||-<p style="font-weight: 400;"><span>TRIATLO CALANBLANES</span></p> -||-<strong>Good nutrition and exercise are the two basic pillars of a healthy life.</strong> -||- -||-It is difficult to find foods that enjoy the nutritional quality of Mahón-Menorca cheese. -||- -||-Its valuable contributions can be highlighted because <strong>it contains essential fatty acids such as linoleic and linolenic</strong> that cannot be synthesized by humans and are necessary for proper development. -||- -||-<strong>The contribution of mineral elements</strong> is very important, mainly <strong>Ca, Mg and P</strong>. -||- -||-It is <strong>rich in proteins of high biological</strong> <strong>value and very easy to digest</strong>. -||- -||-Provides substantial amounts of <strong>vitamin A and B complex</strong>.

Participation in the Salon du Fromage 2022

<strong>The D.O.P. Queso Mahón-Menorca</strong> has been present, one more year, at the <strong>Salon du Fromage</strong> fair, held in Paris from February 27 to March 2. -||- -||-This <strong>17th edition has had 250 exhibitors and 7,700 professional visits</strong>. Thus, the Cheese and Dairy Products Fair has established itself as the essential professional meeting place for all actors in the dairy sector. -||- -||-On March 1 at 1 p.m., <strong>a commented tasting</strong> was offered, directed by the expert José Luis Martín. 4 D.O.P. kinds of cheese were offered. Mahón-Menorca, two semis (1 Mahón and 1 artisan) and two cured (1 Mahón and 1 artisan). -||- -||- -||-<img src="https://www.quesomahonmenorca.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Salón-du-fromage-París22-scaled.jpeg" alt="" width="2560" height="1920" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-1679" />

Mahón-Menorca cheese commented tastings

Tasting held on Friday, August 6 at Es Migjorn Gran to the cycle of tastings "Si Gustau …" -||- -||-<img src="https://www.quesomahonmenorca.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/IMG-20210809-WA0001.jpg" alt="" width="2048" height="1536" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-1645" /> -||- -||-Commented tasting at the Binissues de Ferreries estate, on October 9, 2021. -||- -||-<img src="https://www.quesomahonmenorca.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/IMG-20211012-WA0008.jpg" alt="" width="1600" height="1200" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-1651" /> -||- -||-The tasting was commented by the culinary and gastronomy students of the Hospitality School of the M. Àngels Cardona Institute in Ciutadella, on October 19, 2021. -||- -||-<img src="https://www.quesomahonmenorca.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/IMG-20211021-WA0032.jpg" alt="" width="2048" height="1536" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-1654" /> -||- -||-Cheese Tasting Mahón-Menorca at the Arrels Fair, held on September 18 and 19 in des Freginal park. -||- -||-<img src="https://www.quesomahonmenorca.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/12810.jpg" alt="" width="800" height="600" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-1657" />

Contest Mahón-Menorca Cheese D.O.P. 2021

<strong>The Regulatory Council of the Protected Denomination of Origin of cheese Mahón-Menorca convened the "XX CHEESE CONTEST MAHON-MENORCA D.O.P."</strong> -||- -||-This annual call began in 2001, at the initiative of the Insular Council of Menorca, with the aim of supporting the cheese sector and promoting recognition of the work that is done to the places of Menorca, which make cheese with a Protected Designation of Origin. -||-This year the contest was extended to Mahón-Menorca cheeses that are not artisans and that are made in registered industrial cheese factories, to recognize their importance, as well as that of the ripeners of the winning pieces. -||- -||-The awards ceremony is a public act that is held every year in a different municipality on the Island of Menorca. -||-2020, due to its pandemic, was not celebrated, but this year 2021 it has been celebrated, although with restrictions due to Covid-19, calling only the winners, the media and authorities to the delivery ceremony. -||- -||-The awards ceremony took place Thursday, July 1, in the meeting room of his Farm in Maó, with the presence of the Minister of Employment, Economic Projection, Youth and Sports of the Insular Council of Menorca, Mr Josep Pastrana. -||- -||-In this contest, each registered cheese factory was able to present a loaf in the semi-cured cheese category and a loaf in the cured cheese category. -||-The loaves could be presented directly by the cheese factories or their ripener, in any case, only one per category. -||- -||-The winning cheese factory in each category receives a trophy and the ripener who has treated the winning piece, in each category, receives a diploma and the possibility of stating in their advertising the circumstance of being the winner of this contest, for a year with a hallmark of the award, which has been designed. -||- -||-Those who are classified in second and third place are mentioned, who receive a trophy, but cannot state it on their labelling or advertising. -||- -||-This call has had two great novelties: -||-1.- The contest has been extended to Mahón-Menorca cheese, which has had a winner for each variety, semi-cured and cured. -||-2.- The winning cheese factories of each variety and type of cheese, that is, both from Mahón-Menorca Artisan and Mahón-Menorca, have received a cash prize of €750. -||- -||-The PDO Tasting Jury carried out the tasting to evaluate the pieces Mahón-Menorca submitted to the contest on Thursday, June 10, and the pieces Mahón-Menorca Artisans, on Tuesday 15 and Thursday 17 June, at the headquarters of the Regulatory Council. -||- -||-The evaluation of each sample was collected in a tasting sheet, which analyses various aspects: visual, smell, texture, aroma and flavour, persistence and residual taste, to finish with the overall impression. -||- -||-The participation of industrial cheese factories was 100%, which is 9, presenting 9 semi-cured and 6 cured pieces of cheese, a total of 15 pieces. -||-The participation of artisan cheese factories was also very high, 38 of the 40 registered cheese factories, that is,

Mahón-Menorca Cheese with the music

Mahón-Menorca Cheese sponsors the 10 concerts of the musical group "The Other Side" in Catalonia and the Balearic Islands, where they show the video of the production of Mahón-Menorca cheese and the logo of the D.O.P.

Tastings with the Mahón-Menorca Cheese stand

This year, the tastings with the Mobile Unit have been restarted. From August to September 30, information and tasting of Mahón-Menorca cheese and Mahón-Menorca Artisan cheese have been offered: -||- -||-Monday – Cathedral Square (Ciutadella) -||-Tuesday – “Sa Plaça” Market (Maó) -||-Friday – Cathedral Square (Ciutadella) -||-Saturday – “Sa Plaça” Market (Maó) -||- -||-The public tasting was from 10 am to 2 pm. -||- -||-<img src="https://www.quesomahonmenorca.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/1632389588630-scaled.jpg" alt="" width="1922" height="2560" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-1617" />

Mahón-Menorca Cheese with sport clubs

<strong>Sponsorship season 20-21 club Atlético Villacarlos</strong> -||-The collaboration agreement signed between the two entities has been renewed. -||-The team will wear the Mahón-Menorca DOP cheese logo on the trousers of the national youth team. -||- -||-<img src="https://www.quesomahonmenorca.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/500.jpg" alt="" width="686" height="500" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-1597" /> -||- -||-<strong>Sponsorship season 20-21 club Volleyball Ciutadella</strong> -||-Sponsorship with the Ciutadella Volleyball Club for the 2020-21 season was renewed -||-The sponsorship has consisted of the printing of the Mahón-Menorca PDO logo on T-shirts and billboards, with the Regulatory Council logo on the pavilion. -||- -||-<img src="https://www.quesomahonmenorca.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/1634556583443-2-1.jpg" alt="" width="764" height="943" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-1607" /> -||- -||-

Mahón- Menorca Cheese with sports

<strong>Mahón-Menorca Cheese is the official sponsor of the following races and events organized by Elitechip</strong>: -||- -||-Trail Menorca Camí de Cavalls -||-Artiem Half Menorca -||-Mitja Marató Menorca -||-Mitja Marató Fornells -||-Mitja Marató Ciutat de Palma -||-Trail de Formentera -||-Triatló Port de Palma -||-Trail dels Fars -||-Palma Skyline -||-Feim Kilometres Palma -||-October Trail Menorca -||-Trail dels Barrancs -||-Trail Nord Menorca -||-Traitló Platja Gran -||-Triatló Cala en Blanes -||-La Mola War Race -||-Cursa de Fons de Sant Lluís -||-Travessa de Cala Galdana -||- -||-<strong>In the VIII edition of the Trail Menorca</strong>, the participants could taste Mahón-Menorca cheese in the 15 refreshment stations of the race, in addition, each participant had a sample of cheese in their runner bag and the winners of the different categories were also presented, with a batch of products. -||- -||-<img src="https://www.quesomahonmenorca.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/IMG-20210922-WA0006-1024×768.jpg" alt="" width="600" height="600" class="alignnone size-large wp-image-1575" /> -||- -||-<strong>Mahón-Menorca cheese Sponsorship the race, the 10/5 Miles City of Maó</strong>. -||-The sixth edition of this race was held on May 29, 2021, in the Port of Maó. The prize for the winners was 10 kilos and 5 kilos of Mahón-Menorca cheese, respectively. -||- -||-<img src="https://www.quesomahonmenorca.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/cursa-mao.png" alt="" width="600" height="600" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-1581" /> -||- -||-<strong>Collaboration with Golf Son Parc</strong> -||-on August 14 where the winners of the VII Mahón-Menorca Cheese Golf Trophy were gifted with cheese. -||- -||-<img src="https://www.quesomahonmenorca.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/WhatsApp-Image-2021-08-14-at-12.59.41-616×1024.jpeg" alt="" width="600" height="600" class="alignnone size-large wp-image-1590" />

Mahón Menorca cheese with gastronomy

<h4 class="p1"><span class="s1">"<b>Menorca en el Plato</b>" </span></h4> -||-<p class="p1"><span class="s1">"Menorca en el plato" held the VII edition of the gastronomic days, organized by the Menorcan Association of Cafes, Bars and Restaurants of PYME, from June 26 to July 5, with 21 participating restaurants, who offered some recipe with Mahón-Menorca cheese.</span></p> -||- -||-<h4 class="p1"><span class="s1">"<b>La Cocina del Queso</b>" </span></h4> -||-<p class="p1"><span class="s1">From July 15 to August 5, the activity "La Cocina del Queso" was held at the Alaior Night Market, offering various traditional recipes with Mahón-Menorca cheese, prepared by the Association of Housewives of Alaior.</span></p>

Mahón Menorca cheese with education

<h4 class="p1"><span class="s1">Commented tasting at the Mª Àngels Cardona institute</span></h4> -||-<p class="p1"><span class="s1">On January 10 there was a commented tasting of Mahón – Menorca cheese given by Montse Marqués. It was held at the Maria Àngels Cardona Institute in Ciutadella, and first and second-grade students in cooking and gastronomy participated.</span></p>

Participation in the “ORIGEN ESPAÑA” promotional campaigns

<p class="p1"><span class="s1"><b>On February 17 and 18, 2020, the presentation of the closing of the 1st promotion campaign “Origen España”</b> 2017-2020 took place, which was held in the Stables of the Mosque of Córdoba, where two cocktails were offered and prepared by Celia Jiménez (star Michelin 2006).</span></p> -||-<p class="p1"><span class="s1">The Spanish Association of Denominations of Origin "<b>Origin Spain</b>" was created in 2008, due to the concern of a group of producers of agri-food products to promote the recognition of the essential role of Protected Origin Denominations (<b>PDO</b>) and Protected Geographical Indications (<b>PGI</b>) ) Spanish agri-food.</span></p> -||-<p class="p1"><span class="s1">The Association launched the promotion campaign <b>"Stories on your table"</b> in 2017. Its objectives have been to change the level of recognition of the PDO and PGI logos to recognize the inimitable value and the "know-how" of the artisan, farmer or rancher behind each product.</span></p>

Participation at the Salon du Fromage in Paris

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">For the first time,<b> the Regulatory Council of the Denomination of Origin of Mahón-Menorca cheese</b>, organized participation in the <b>SALON DU FROMAGE</b>, held from February 23 to 26 at the Porte de Versailles site in Paris, under the umbrella of the Institute of Foreign Trade, ICEX.</span></p> -||-<p class="p1"><span class="s1">Two companies joined us: the <b>Coinga</b> cooperative and <b>Queso Quintana</b>.</span></p> -||-<p class="p1"><span class="s1">We had a 18m2 space to offer tasting and information on Mahón-Menorca cheese.</span></p> -||-<p class="p1"><span class="s1">This has been the 16th edition of the Show, and it is an important international professional event, which has become a benchmark in the dairy sector.</span></p> -||-<p class="p1"><span class="s1">This year, Spain was <b>the country of honour</b>, the leading country, according to the director of the Show, Céline Glineur, a decision that was made due to the dynamism shown by the sector and the diversity of cheeses in our country.</span></p> -||-<p class="p1"><span class="s1">Buyers from all over the world were able to discover Spanish cheeses, which were presented as “cheese heaven”, since it is the 8th European producer, with more than 150 varieties, of which 32 are PDO or PGI.</span></p> -||-<p class="p1"><span class="s1">Cheeses represent 40% of exports of Spanish food products.</span></p> -||-<p class="p1"><span class="s1">The Hall had more than 250 exhibitors and the presence of some 8,000 professionals from more than 48 countries.</span></p>

International Congress of Gastronomy Madrid Fusión 2020

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">The <b>Mahón Menorca Cheese</b> Regulatory Council was present at the 18th edition of Madrid Fusión 2020, the international Gastronomy Congress where news from the sector is presented. It was held in a new setting, the IFEMA pavilion 14, on January 13, 14 and 15.</span></p> -||-<p class="p1"><span class="s1">The stand was located in pavilion 14.1.C, together with the Sobrasada de Mallorca Regulatory Councils and Pla i Llevant wines.</span></p> -||-<p class="p1"><span class="s1">The Regulatory Councils were together again to offer the covered products as well as a space dedicated to the Live Show Cookings, prepared by the Ambassador Chefs: <b>Margalida Alemany </b>(Chef), <b>Joan Porcel</b> (Oliu Restaurant in Andratx), and <b>Lluís Pérez </b>(Pastry Chef).</span></p> -||-<p class="p1"><span class="s1">Among other well-known people they visited the stand and were gifted with a batch of Mahón-Menorca cheese:</span></p> -||-<p class="p1"><span class="s1">Canco Rodriguez, Ana Álvarez, María Isabel Díaz, Cristina Peña, Javi Collado, Ramoncín, Romay…</span></p>

We renew the sponsorship of Albert Torres

<strong>Albert Torres (Ciutadella de Menorca 1990), like our Mahón Menorca Protected Designation of Origin cheese, is an emblem of our island.</strong> -||- -||-Albert Torres is the current European Track Cycling Champion in Omnium and Madison. He was also a world champion in 2014 and participated in the London 2012 Olympic Games. -||- -||-Sponsorship consists of: -||-<ol> -||- <li>Promote the brand in the media</li> -||- <li>Regularly use the C.R.D.O. Mahón Menorca cheese logo on his official kit</li> -||- <li>Diffusion of our brand on social networks, such as Facebook or Twitter, and promoting the C.R.D.O. Mahón Menorca cheese in media interviews whenever possible</li> -||- <li>Various events</li> -||-</ol>

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