ZONA and Olivar Santamaria grocery products are a culmination of years perfecting our food service ingredients to a superior quality and flavor now available for retail.
We preserve fresh vegetables at our plant in Rioja where we tenderly capture nature's flavors providing the home fresh unique flavors all year around in a creative and delicious way. The vegetables are clean, fresh and seasonally packed near the farm in low sodium brine devoid of chemicals. All products are preserved and prepared for you exclusively at each annual harvest.
Our selection of ZONA Vegetable and Legume preserves, and spreads are harvested from Rioja region orchards with asparagus,artichokes, tomatoes and piquillo peppers grown and picked near our facilities so that when they are elaborated none of their properties are lost. Products with designation of origin and PGI (Protected Geographical Identification) are proof of quality and flavor to rely on.
The ZONA Ocean collection comprise carefully selected MSC certified hand crafted canned and jarred fish utilizing world renowned Cantabrian fish preserving techniques in Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil for which this region has come to be recognized all over the world.
Distribute over 350 products directly to restaurants, hotels, caterers and sports venues in the New York tri-state and Philadelphia. Many branded ZONA and Olivar Santamaria products are found at our distribution network throughout the United States.
In America we work in our test kitchen and work space of our chefs striving to understand how to improve ingredients. In Spain we work with farmers and our plant translating findings, how to improve packing and presentation, always conscious of sustainability and the preservation of traditional cultivation techniques.
Not just an importer and distributor, we are a partner who puts you and your institution where you deserve to be: in direct contact with the source of your ingredients. Our customers work with us to drive the choice of products, never worry about quality because we use only the best ingredients to be proud to have on your menu.
You have direct access to our farms and facilities, dedicated to sustainability and wise management of the resources we inherited from generations that came before us. Prioritize traditional methods not only because they promise better-tasting results, but because they are better for our health and for our planet. Mediterranean the great cross-roads of flavors, with a long history of providing quality produce to the whole of Europe.
Dive into the deep, rich flavors of the regions' terroir and a millennium of know-how informed by Roman, Moorish, and South American traditions and help you pair them with your menu.
Customers may acquire our product online designed to make shopping for our products just that much easier. A great selection of our most popular products are just one click away.
Growers of specialty products only cultivated and processed by them for generations. Their quality undisputable, try for yourself.
Organic vegetables fish and spread preserves for the retail market. ZONA Organic comprises over a dozen ingredients and flavors.
Discover our award winning Olivar Santamaria® Extra Virgin Olive Oil which displays the distinct flavors of Andalusia’s Picual and Hojiblanca olive varieties.
The array of ZONA vegetables and condiments offers healthy traditional preserves making it possible to enjoy the bounty of harvest all year around.
Our commitment to provide healthy seasonal food freshly packed at source, has established Khayyan® as the go to supplier of high quality specialty products such as vegetable preserves, algae, spices, Iberico jamon, marine planKton, vinegars, earthenware and extra virgin olive oils (EVOO).
We prioritize traditional methods of cultivation not only because they promise better tasting results, but because they are better for our health and for our planet. To find out more about our products visit Khayyan® knowledge section.
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