The well known frozen food chain Iceland is extremely popular in the United Kingdom and due to this popularity opened their first store in Tenerife in 1997 and later expanded to the Spanish mainland with an overall 10 stores now in Spain. Initially selling mainly frozen produce, Iceland’s products have expanded greatly and now include fresh fruit and veg, fresh pre-packed meat and dairy, bottled and tinned items, soft and alcoholic drinks, sweets, crisps and biscuits, dry goods and bakery items. As well as their great value Iceland range they stock over 10,000 British products including all the most well known brands.
Iceland Torrevieja is located on Av. de las Cortes Valencianas 9, has free parking and a cafe where customers can relax over tea and cake or choose from a selection light bites. The extensive range of British brands on offer include
- Birds Eye
- PG Tips
- many more popular brands
There are vegetarian favourites such as Quorn and Linda McCartney as well as a variety of gluten and lactose free products. Iceland stock a wide selection of bulk buy items mainly for the catering trade but individuals with large freezers and pantries can save considerably by taking advantage of bulk buying. There is also a reduced section where products that are reaching their sell by date are available and added to throughout the day.
Slightly Higher Prices
Prices are higher compared to the UK shops but transportation and import costs need to be taken into consideration and therefore still generally good value. A few popular brand comparisons include Heinz beans & pork sausages 1.00€, Birds Eye 12 pk chicken dippers 1.50€, Birds Eye 8pk crispy fish fingers 1.50€, Greggs 2pk corned beef pasties 1.75€, Mr Kipling 6pk lemon slices 1.50€, Uncle Ben’s 450g medium chilli sauce 1.50€ and Walkers 6pk cheese Quavers 1.50€. Iceland is open Monday to Saturday from 09:00 am – 8:00 pm.