A carp is, without any doubt, one of the oldest protagonists of Polish ponds. It brings to mind not only the taste of childhood, but also a deeply rooted tradition dating back 800 years. Despite this, it can still pleasantly surprise and charm. It has become an indispensable element of culinary journeys, not only during the Christmas season, but throughout the year.
Black garlic is a mysterious ingredient in the cuisine, originating from the Asian tradition, which is becoming more and more popular due to its health properties and extraordinary taste. Unlike fresh, normal garlic, black garlic does not have this characteristic, spicy taste and aroma, which is due to its lower allicin content. The production process gives it a unique, dark color, a delicate, sweet taste and changes its consistency to a more gelatinous one.
In order to make sure that our GRILL 2024 offer is fully refined this year, we decided to involve PROMAR employees and conduct a consumer survey on ourselves. Our team is our most important asset, and thanks to the diversity of our employees' culinary tastes, we were able to select the TOP TASTES for the GRILL 2024 season.
A mysterious fruit that conquers the world with its extraordinary taste, smell and health properties. It inspires both cooks as well as perfumers and enthusiasts of natural care. We are talking about yuzu – an exotic fruit from Japan that became an undoubted latest trend!
Can you combine sport rivalry with an honourable cause? Sure you CAN! That was precisely the goal of Poland Business Run – a business charity relay race, in which we took part on September 3rd in Krakow’s Błonie. It was the 12th edition of the wonderful event.
In a fast – changing world, looking for comfort in every aspect of everyday life becomes essential. A dynamic pace of life, busyness and permanent lack of time means a significant increase in demand for ready-made products that are fast, healthy and easy to prepare.
Size does not matter
The sachets that are offered by us might be of any size and weight. For liquid products, we may offer sizes from S to XXL with a maximum width of 100 mm and a length of 120 mm. Unit portions in a sachet range from 1 g to 150 g. Thanks to this, producers can flexibly adapt the packaging to a specific type of product.
The Queen of Fairs in Kraków-Częstochowa Jurassic Highland
Gęsi Pipek is an absolute hit at the Polish festivals and culinary fairs. It is prepared according to traditional recipes; goose meat attracts crowds of food lovers, e.g. at the regional festival in Lelów (Silesian Voivodeship), which is dedicated to Polish and Jewish culture. At the event, guests can try traditional flavors such as Ciulim, Czulent and, of course, Gęsi Pipek. These are the three most famous dishes that proudly present the richness of the Jewish culinary tradition.
The butter board premiered on social media in September 2022. On her culinary TikTok, American Justine Doiron published a video in which, inspired by the cooking of chef Joshua McFadden, she demonstrates the preparation of her own board. The blogger spread the soft butter aesthetically on a wooden board, and added lemon, onion, honey, fresh herbs and flowers. The prepared unusual appetiser in Doiron's video is tasted with a slice of fresh bread. This TikTok video reached a large audience, gaining 1.1 million likes! What's more, the name 'butterboard' on TikTok currently has over 518.2 million views!
Unforgettable emotions, sports passion and spirit of competition filled the courts during the 18th Polish Food Industry Tennis Championships. This year's PROMAR OPEN Tennis Tournament took place on 17 and 18 June 2023 in picturesque Ostróda under the auspices of the company PROMAR.
Ostróda has a special meaning in the history of our tournament, because it was here that the first editions of the event took place. The past competition attracted many players who again competed for the trophy of the President of Indykpol. The tournament was played on carefully prepared courts of the Ostróda Sports and Recreation Centre.
Excellence in the meat industry: Summary of the 55th edition of the competition "Top quality products in the meat industry" during the Meat Industry Days.
On May 18, the 54th edition of the Meat Industry Day event took place, combined with the announcement of the results of the 55th edition of the prestigious "Top Quality Products in the Meat Industry" competition, organized by the Department of Meat and Fat Technology of the Prof. Wacław Dąbrowski Institute of Agricultural and Food Biotechnology of the National Research Institute. The ceremony, held under the honorary patronage of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development at the Dom Technika NOT in Warsaw, brought together a large group of experts and representatives of the meat industry
The snack market today is surprisingly diverse. Snacks are almost a permanent feature of our daily menus, and we reach for them not only at gatherings with friends, but also in moments of hurry, travel or when you just want to grab a bite. Manufacturers offer many variants and novelties to meet customers' expectations. The impaired access to restaurants during the pandemic has meant that snacks have grown significantly in popularity. How has the post-pandemic snack market shaped up?
Bold, inspiring, unconventional, vibrating with positive energy and full of hope - this is the Colour of the Year 2023, chosen by the trend-setting Pantone Color Institute. The intense shade of Viva Magenta is becoming a visible trend in interior design, fashion and ... also on our plates!
Brain at high speed - this is one of the four main trends for 2023, recently announced by consumer trends expert Mintel.
Their research concluded that society is keen to optimise mental performance at work and at home, as well as at rest, we want to maintain a healthy mind, and we consider concentration and productivity to be the most important mental well-being traits.
READY TO COOK (RTC), READY TO HEAT (RTH) and READY TO EAT (RTE) are convenience food categories with different degrees of readiness to eat - ready to cook (RTC), ready to heat (RTH), ready to eat (RTE). The main advantage of this type of food for the consumer is the ease of preparation of attractive dishes and a significant reduction in meal preparation time. However, in order to encourage consumers to purchase these types of products, they need to be undoubtedly fresh and of good quality, have an attractive appearance, taste good and be safe to eat. Indeed, market success depends on consumer appreciation of the sensory qualities and usefulness of the product, as well as on adequate information about it and consumer confidence in such foods.
Cardamom - known for centuries, one of the most expensive and precious exclusive spices in the world. Why should you include it in your diet and why are we mentioning it today?
Coming from the ginger family, cardamom has a distinctive, spicy, lemony-gingery and at the same time sweet taste, with a slight spicy note. When added to coffee or cocoa, it adds character to drinks, and is an ideal combination with sweet as well as meat dishes.
It is impossible to hide the fact that in most Polish homes carp is only found on the table on Christmas Eve. Statistics show that the average Pole eats only 0,6 kg of carp per year. Why is it worth including it in the daily diet?
On the subject of dried herbs and spices, there is a lot of information on their health-promoting and antioxidant properties. It is interesting to note that the drying process inhibits the growth of microorganisms, but.... it does not destroy them completely!
In the following post, we publish a study by Piotr Kulawik, PhD, on hidden microbial contamination, we invite you to read it!
This year's 31st Grand Finale of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity took place on 29th January. This noble, public collection, the funds of which are dedicated to the purchase of high-tech medical equipment for Polish hospitals is one that the whole PROMAR team considers an incredibly important goal.
This year, the WOŚP Foundation has decided to support the fight against sepsis - a disease that globally accounts for around 20% of all deaths. Every year there is a different slogan chosen for the event. In 2023 it was: We want to win against sepsis! We are playing for everyone - big and small! With the funds raised, hospitals will be provided with equipment to speed up the diagnosis of infections, which will have an impact on the faster implementation of effective treatment, thus supporting the treatment of sepsis.
Challenges of the fish industry in the face of the current economic situation - 8th. Fish Congress behind us
Is the fish industry facing a crisis after 25 years of exceptional growth? Is a recession imminent? We discussed the problems that have arisen in the industry and the innovations that are being introduced during October's 8th Fish Congress in Gdynia.
It is hard not to agree with the fact that the current macroeconomic environment is not conducive to development - the war in Ukraine and disrupted post-pandemic supply chains are quite a challenge for many sectors of the economy, including the fish sector.
According to research presented at the Congress, the operating profitability of fish companies has already deteriorated in 2021 and was lower than in the food industry as a whole (3.19% ver. 4.30%).