PEPUS Cockles

Pepus cockles are selected in the fish market at the ideal time of each season in mid-July and until October. They are then classified by size and packed in bulk.
Origin
Spain

Cockles are a low-fat shellfish of great protein value. The vitamins contained are A and B, and especially B1, B2 and B3

The story of Pepus dates back to 2003, which is when Miquel Tapias, the present owner of Espinaler and the fourth generation of the Tapias family at the head of the business, decided to create a second brand of fish and shellfish preserves.

The brand name pays tribute to a fisherman from Vilassar de Mar, the birthplace of the Espinaler brand, who each day went to the Taberna Espinaler. A personal friend of the Tapias family, Pepus was a person much loved in the town. In 2003, when the fisherman had already died, Miquel Tapias wanted to call Espinaler’s second brand of preserves Pepus in memory of this faithful friend.
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