Negro de Torres Novas

Category: Dried goods

Subcategory: Bakery

Candy made from a paste of dried black fig of Torres Novas with almond and spices and a filling made of Torres Novas fresh fig jam with Port wine. It is presented individually or in packs of two and four units. It is also available in special gift packaging with 4 units in aluminium can labeled with original drawings showing black figs. The candies are about 8 cm long by 4 cm width and weighing around 25 grams. They are wrapped individually in parchment paper, covered with black tissue paper and tied up with raw raffia thread. The composition of the product is allusive to the history of the city, to the importance of the dried fruits for its economy, especially the Black Fig of Torres Novas, whose brandy, product of the distillation of the fruit, entered the composition of Port wine.