Tigernuts The Company

We are leaders in the export of tigernuts and their derivatives

TIGERNUTS TRADERS is the world’s leading exporter of tigernuts and their derivatives.

TIGERNUTS TRADERS, S.L. is a 100% Spanish Capital owned Company which was founded in 1997. Our main objective is to explore and develop the market and applications of the Tigernut (Spanish: Chufa; lat: Cyperus esculentus), a tuber which has been traditionally cultivated in the area around Valencia (Spain). The almost unique use until this moment has been the preparation of “Horchata de Chufas”, the delicious vegetable milk made from Tigernuts.


Tigernuts Traders Facilities · Av. La Pobla de Vallbona 39 - E46183 LA ELIANA (VALENCIA), SPAIN


From the same moment the company was established we have invested very much in Research and Development. With the help of well known laboratories we have studied the intrinsic qualities of the Tigernut and its uses. Nowadays the initial project has grown and we sell our products to countries all over the world for use in alimentary and pharmaceutical industry, becoming Europe’s main exporter of the Tigernut and its derivates. Tigernuts Traders, S.L. is continually investing in R+ D, to satisfy market expectations.


We can supply you with any kind of Tigernut / Chufa or its derivatives at any time of the year. We have stock all year round, so we will always be able to meet your order!

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Tigernuts Traders receives financial support from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Centre for Industrial Technological Development (CDTI) to carry out an R&D&I project.

TIGERNUTS TRADERS SL, through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), from the European Union, as well as through the Centre for Industrial Technological Development (CDTI), as a public business entity responsible for the management and development of the technological innovation policy of the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (MINECO), has obtained financial support for the implementation of the project entitled “SNACKS OF CHUFA CULTIVATED WITH INNOVATIVE NUTRITIVE SOLUTIONS” with file number IDI-2019-0166.

The general objective of the project proposes the design and development of differentiated products based on tigernut. For the realization of this project, TIGERNUTS TRADERS SL, has received financial support amounting to 153,561.85 €.

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