43% of consumers already eat Spanish cuisine when dining out*
Spanish cuisine is something that consumers know they enjoy and keep going back to, so naturally this type of cuisine is likely to stick around for the long haul. Consumers enjoy the small plates, the experience and culture that most Spanish restaurant outlets provide. Take a look at our product range and select what Tapas (small plates) you can add to your menu!
*Bidfood & CGA by Nielsen IQ Trends 2023 bespoke consumer survey, 2,000 UK consumers
44% of UK adults are very health conscious*
Health has been a major driver for consumer eating habits – which is perfect for a Spanish style cuisine. Small plates and portion sizes can allow us to feel like we are making healthier food choices but still include the feeling of indulgent dining but in a balanced way. We also have a meat free offering too – take a look below!
*Lumina Intelligence, Eating & Drinking Out Panel, Menu Tracker, October 2022
Discover our wholesale Spanish inspired food range
Spanish cuisine is mostly recognised within the UK for its various tapas dishes, which are predominately made up of hot and cold appetisers. We’ve pulled together a range of Spanish-inspired products for you to include on your menu, whether you’re creating your own tapas menu, building a recipe or including a simple dessert to your menu our range has something for you!
Learn some of our delicious Spanish recipes
La Española houmous bowl with chorizo and crispy kale
La Espanola bowl with chorizo and crispy kale - This delicious and simple houmous is made using just five ingredients and is ready in under 10 minutes.
Spinach croquetas with La Española pomace olive oil
Spinach croquetas with La Espanola olive oil – why not cook from scratch and create and the perfect light bite or side with this delicious dish!
Frequently asked questions
What is a traditional Spanish food?
A couple of traditional Spanish foods are Spanish Croquetas and Abo de Toro. Croquetas are made with a main ingredient of choice which could vary from ham, fish, cheese, vegetables, ground meat or potato are small in size and are Spain’s version of croquettes!
What is the main cuisine of Spain?
Paella, which is a traditional Spanish rice dish made with rice, saffron, vegetables, chicken, and seafood cooked and served in one pan, served across most restaurants in Spain.
What are the 5 Spanish meals?
Gazpacho, which is tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, bread, peppers and cucumber are blended until silky smooth, then chilled and enjoyed as a cold soup! Paella, as mentioned above. Tortilla Espanola, which is a Spanish omelette or Spanish tortilla made with eggs and potatoes, optionally including onion. Patatas Bravas – “spicy potatoes” it typically consists of white potatoes that have been cubed, fried in oil and served warm with a spicy sauce. Finally, we have Jamon – a dry-cured ham and one of the most globally recognized food items of Spanish cuisine. It is also regularly a component of tapas.
Looking for more inspiration?
Head back to our Europe page to discover more on-trend cuisines.
Italian cuisineWe’ve collated a wide range of Italian must have products, including pizza, pasta, antipasti selection and more, to help inspire you when designing your menu! Head to our Italian cuisine page to discover more.
British cuisineOur British product range includes the British menu classics, everything from a full English breakfast to afternoon tea delights or how about a traditional roast dinner. Discover our range and why British cuisine is a menu must here!
Food and Drink Trends 2024If you want to discover more on-trend consumer insights and inspiring recipes, head over to our 2024 Food & Drink Trends.
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