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Isaval: Don’t Paint it Black

Isaval: Don’t Paint it Black

Valencian paint maker Isaval closed 2015 with a turnover of 37 million euros, 15% of which was generated by its increasing penetration in Caribbean markets. Perhaps all the unemployed are…

Medtravelco

Medtravelco

The decision by Barclays Bank to abandon Spain was a moment of epiphany for their Valencian employee Inma Meco. After years of experience in dealing with people and helping them…

Gandia International Cartoon Festival

Gandia International Cartoon Festival

Gandia was the centre of the universe, or at least the one inhabited by Bugs Bunny and Friends, when the International Festival of Shorts and Cartoons took place there between…

Turning Water into…………..Beer

Turning Water into…………..Beer

Alchemy is back in fashion and nothing need be what it was at first, as the quality, artisan beer makers at Mediterranea have demonstrated by turning sea water into beer,…

ARVET Opens up Export Market

ARVET Opens up Export Market

Bathroom products may not be everybody’s cup of tea, but according to ARVET, the Valencian association of exporters of goods transformed from materials (that’s the best I can do with…

Valencian Technology in Washington

Valencian Technology in Washington

Washington was witness to the power of the Valencian imagination at Tech Jam 2016, when two Valencian start ups presented their wares in March 2016. The event was organised by…

APAVAC Reading Club News

APAVAC Reading Club News

“The God of Small Things” by Arundhati Roy I usually read rapidly.  I have this urgency to get from cover to cover as fast as possible.  I’ve tried to analyse this; is…

Valencia Versus the Red Palm Weevil

Valencia Versus the Red Palm Weevil

The red palm weevil (or Rhynchophorus Ferrugineus as its mother calls it) is an insect that has been killing palm trees all over the Mediterranean, and which arrived in Spain…

The Law of the Jungle

The Law of the Jungle

Miguel Ángel Gómez  is a Valencian lawyer from Alzira, currently based in Sagunto. But once a year, Miguel Angel the mild mannered lawyer enters a telephone box and out comes…

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