At LAVA, we are committed to enhancing the flavor of everyday meals with our organic, fermented sauces made from locally sourced ingredients. We're passionate about sustainability and health, creating products that not only elevate your culinary experience but also contribute positively to the environment and your wellbeing.
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Organic produce fermented to perfection
We transform organic produce into unforgettable sauces through meticulous fermentation, capturing the essence of nature's bounty in each bottle.
the forgotten history of spice in portugal
Portugal once held a central role in the spice trade during the Age of Discovery, pioneering maritime routes to the East Indies in the 15th and 16th centuries. It was the Portuguese who introduced hot chili peppers to Europe, a vital commodity that they procured during their eastern voyages. However, this vibrant spice history of Portugal has largely been overshadowed by its renown in seafaring and exploration. Rediscovering and acknowledging this forgotten spice history fuels our passion about spices and their connection to Portugal's culinary heritage and its influence on global food cultures. Read on in our Blog
What our Customers say
The early success of LAVA was driven by local restaurants, chefs, and our friends.
“I was cooking with it last night, and he depth and flavors that LAVA is adding to my dishes is phenomenal”
POP-up Chef, Lisbon
"Lava has become a new addition in our condiments collection. Goes on almost any dish."
Bairro alto, Lisbon
“I am a huge fan, and I am not a hot-sauce person. Try it."
Browse our locations
Lava is available at selected merchants and restaurants in Lisbon