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Visit the Museum of interpretation of pomegranate Councillor García Antón
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The Museum of interpretation of pomegranate Councillor García Antón, unique in Europe and placed in Vitalgrana, Catral, was born in October last year, and since then has become an important place of cultural and environmental attractions in the province of Alicante.

Groups of students, associations and tourists visit the museum attracted by the uniqueness of this fruit that has been grown for centuries in Spain, especially in Elche, Baix Vinalopó and Vega Baja, which concentrates 90% pomegranate production in Europe. This fruit has proved to be an excellent supplement for athletes also have a powerful antioxidant which makes it perfect for creating cosmetics.

 

The museum offers a journey through the history of the pomegranate since its introduction in our country until their cultivation and varieties that exist today. The Museum let us know about the mythology associated with pomegranate and developments, innovations and scientific breakthroughs result of research and science applied to this fruit.

 

The visit also included a tour of a farm field of traditional pomegranates, and a tour of the Vitalgrana factory to show the manufacturing process for pomegranate juice and other products developed by the company from this fruit singular. At the end of the visit they offer a tasting.

 

The museum can be visited from Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 13:00 and 16:00 to 19:00 and Saturday from 10:00 to 13:00, and it is placed in Catral.