The olive oil is our main product. The sea of olive trees which covers our municipal area and most of the Maestrazgo region show our visitors which is our product par excellence product, the liquid gold of the Maestrazgo, which can be tasted and bought at the local shops in Sant Mateu.
The pastries which can be bought at the bakeries or local shops in Sant Mateu is one of the most popular gastronomic traditions, whose origin goes back to medieval times. The craft pastries, carefully made, offers us prodigious products, among which we highlight, as a distinguishing mark of the Sant Mateu’s pastries, the pastissets (pumpkin jam or sweet potato little cakes) and the primetes.
We can buy meat, cheese, cold sausages, cured ham, long pork sausages and blood sausages of excellent quality, considering that our region has an important livestock production and agricultural goods.
In recent times, Sant was an important wine producer. A lost activity which it is trying to recover slowly. Nowadays, we can buy wine produced in the Castellon province at different shops in Sant Mateu.