Pan de Muerto – Celebrate the Delicious Mexican​ Bread on the “Day of the Dead” with Buchmann Eggs


Pan de Muerto is a sweet soft bread shaped like a bun, and often decorated with bone-like pieces. It is traditionally baked in Mexico during the weeks leading up to the “Day of the Death”, which is celebrated on November 2. In some regions it is eaten for months before its official celebration. As part of the celebration, loved ones eat Pan de Muerto as well as their relative’s favorite foods. The bones represent the lost ones and there is normally a baked tear-drop on the bread to represent sorrow. The bones are represented in a circle to portray the circle of life.

Consumption Habits

When – Depending on Mexican regions, you can eat this bread as part of the celebration for the “Day of the Death”, on November 2, or even months before the official celebration.

How – More traditionally, you eat it at the gravesite or altar of the deceased, with the dead person’s picture and offerings of flowers, fruits, sugar skulls and other food. It is said that like this the deceased will have a happy transition to the other life.

To enjoy the delicious flavors and tradition of this cultural favorite, all you need is the Tegral Pan de Muerto mix that contains improver technology for ideal texture and freshness, as well as typical Mexican flavor guaranteed to enhance the taste.

The Tegral Pan de Muerto mix offers you:

  • The original recipe, taste, shape, and texture of the Pan de Muerto, developed with specialist bakers in Mexico
  • An easy way to increase your range of tasty products
  • The ability to capitalize on the top market trends and strong demand for ethnic products
  • Convenience (the mix is easy to store) and versatility (different processes can be used – direct method, retarded fermentation, and short freezing)

Tegral Pan de Muerto offers everything you need for a delicious, cultural delicacy your customers will love. Buchmann Eggs is here to help your bakery add this specialty to the menu for this year’s celebration of the “Day of the Death” – call our team today for details on this top product!

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