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MIF - Macao International Trade and Investment Fair

We will be present in  the Portuguese Speaking Countries Pavilion in MIF Macau International Fair at the Venitan Macao exhibition center from October 18 to 20.

For more information do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to your visit.

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Fonte de Amores, natural spring water

The legend of the “Fonte de Amores” (Fountain of Love) dates back to the fourth century BC, when the Celts occupied much of Western Europe, including the Iberian Peninsula where was part of the territory that is now Portugal.


The story goes that a beautiful Celtic princess named Belisama, was at a very young age promised in marriage to a prince from another tribe, to ensure prosperity and peace in the region.


Belisama, whose beauty was blossoming with each passing day, lived unhappy by having to marry someone who she did not know, and regularly sought tranquility on long rides through the mountains.


In the forest, covered with greenery and splendor, she sat on the rocks where a string of clear water went down the hillside, like, crying her sad fate.


Certain morning a young shepherd, who passed by with his flock, heard the sound of running water. By diverting the foliage to pass, found a stunning, serpentine of crystal clear water that slid through the rocks following the rhythmic chirping of the red-breasted-robins.


When approaching to refresh, he realizes the presence of the young princess. Amazed by such beauty, born between them a pure and beautiful love, yet forbidden.


Belisama, confesses her love for the young shepherd to her mother asking for help, as her father had discovered her secret and disgusted he sent the soldiers to kill him.


Desperate Belisama, with the blessing of her mother, decides to escape her fate, fleeing with the young shepherd.


Of the young couple, the King never had news. It is told that although modest, their life was generous in happiness.


Many years later her father falls ill, it is said that by sadness and longing.


Repentant names the spring as “Fonte de Amores” (Fountain of Love) and ever since became a place of pilgrimage for young couples and their vows of love.


The water that flows from “Fonte de Amores” is linked with pure and crystalline love.


Says the legend that, whoever drinks it, lives a life full of love and happiness.


The Water Fonte de Amores (Fountain of Love) is a spring water from Caramulo Sierra, available in bottles of 33cl, 50cl, 1.5L and 5L.

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Chickpeas, Convenient And Nutritious.

Chickpea beans originated in the Middle East, the region of the world whose varied food cultures still heavily relies on this high protein legume. Chickpea beans were grown by the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans and were very popular among these cultures. During the 16th century, they were brought to other subtropical regions of the world by Spanish and Portuguese explorers and as well by the Indians trader’s. Chickpeas are also known as Garbanzo beans, the Latin American name for chickpeas.

 

Chickpeas are a good source of cholesterol-lowering fibre, as are most other beans. In addition to lowering cholesterol, his high fibre content prevents blood sugar levels from rising too rapidly after a meal. When combined with whole grains such as rice, they provide virtually fat-free high quality protein meal. But this is far from all they have to offer.

 

In addition to providing slow burning complex carbohydrates, Chickpeas can increase your energy by helping to replenish your iron stores. Iron is an integral component of haemoglobin, which transports oxygen from the lungs to all body cells, and is also part of key enzyme systems for energy production and metabolism. They are also an excellent source of the trace mineral manganese, which is an essential cofactor in the energy production and in our antioxidant defence.

 

The delicious nutlike taste and buttery texture of quatro folhas® chickpeas provides a good source of protein, low in calories and virtually fat-free that can be enjoyed all year round; they can be purchased either dried or canned.

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Black-Eyed Beans, Convenient and Nutritious.

Black-eyed beans have a scented aroma, creamy texture and distinctive flavor. Their kidney shaped characterizes these beans, white skin with a small black eye and very fine wrinkles.

 

Originally from Africa, it is one of the most widely dispersed beans in the world. Black-eyed beans are really a type of pea, which gives it its distinctive flavor and rapid cooking potential, with no pre-soaking needed.


Black-eyed beans are a very good source of cholesterol-lowering fiber, as are most other legumes. In addition to lowering cholesterol, black beans when combined with whole grains such as rice, provide virtually fat-free high quality protein.

 

Black-eyed beans contribution to your health lies not just in their fiber and protein, but also in the significant amounts of magnesium and iron these beans supply. All of these nutrients hold up well in the cooking process. to providing slow burning complex carbohydrates, Black-Eyed beans can increase your energy by helping to replenish your iron stores. Iron is an integral component of haemoglobin, which transports oxygen from the lungs to all body cells, and is also part of key enzyme systems for energy production and metabolism.

 

They are also an excellent source of the trace mineral manganese, which is an essential cofactor in the energy production and in our antioxidant defence.

Quatro Folhas black-eyed beans are available throughout the year.

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SISAB Portugal

Visit us at SISAB Portugal | Booth 310-G4


Pleased to invite you for a meeting at SISAB to discover our new range of products and services.

We'll be pleased to meet personally at Booth 310 | Location G4

We expect to see you in Lisbon from the 25 to 27th February 2019.

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Borrelho presents the limited edition "The Nest"

Inspired by the nest of the Borrelho birds, the limited edition "The Nest" aims to lead us to discover the unique qualities of the various regions of Portuguese wines.

 

For this, their winemakers selected the best terroys and prepared blends full of personality and character. Single wines in limited edition.

 

This edition was selected from the 2014 harvest and includes wines from the tricentennial Douro region and the Alentejo region.

 

Although designed to consume already, its quality will nevertheless benefit from 2 to 3 years of basement.

 

A must have to enjoy with friends.

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