The Almonds' Museum was founded in 2010 to commemorate the hundred years old of Almendras Morales S.A., and pay tribute to the entire family saga of the Company. It is a dissemination and knowledge of the almonds, it's history, grows and wonderful properties.
It has a main hall were you can find ancient machinery, an audiovisual room and a balcony with sights to Zamoranos' countryside. You can also learn about different almond varieties and how important is the almond int he culture, gastronomy, economy and history in Andalusia region.
For a century, Morales family has been dedicated to Almonds in Zamoranos, a small village of Priego de Córdoba, located in Sierra Subbética Natural Park.
In 1910 Mr Jose Mateo Morales Ruiz started to harvest, crack and commercialise the almonds in the área, through today where the fourth generation of the family has taken over; it has been years of efforts with a main interest: the dedication and managing the best almonds, an authentic present from grown, for our taste and health care.
The tour begins in the main room with the first electrical groups that were manufactured for the almond shelling. Groups of solid wood ready to process thousands of kilos of almonds (crak, shell and calibration).
A working bench, where thousands of womens from the countryside checked efficently the almonds before the packaging, to be sure there were not any broken shell on it.
An inshell almonds exposition, with actual varieties and some almost disappeared, from this área of Andalusia and which started the almonds industrial sector in Spain at the beginnings of XX century. A luxury to have in our hands, these ancient remainings of the industrial revolution process in the almond sector.
You can adquire as souvenirs local products, such as extra virgin olive oil and a wide range of wines, and the best quality almonds selection. Gourmet products that will delight the most demanding palates.
The museum has a coffee service open from Monday to Sunday, from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Overlooking the sea of olive trees in the countryside, you can see the entire town of Zamoranos and its surroundings.
With parking area for cars and buses, near the main entrance.
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