If you want to buy ham from the Pedroches Valley, you should be aware that we follow the complete breeding process of each carefully selected pig to ensure it leads a full, active life in semi-freedom, feeding exclusively on acorns, roots and natural pastures. The ham is produced in an artisanal way and is cured for 32 to 36 months.
The breed is 100% Iberian, raised on acorns, roots and the natural pastures of the Pedroches Valley. The ham is produced in an artisanal way and is cured for 32 to 36 months.
Despite not having a Denomination of Origin, this ham is of the highest quality, having undergone a series of demanding quality control checks to comply with the requirements needed to reach your table, and has been subjected to a traceability process from the very beginning gall the way through to its production and distribution.
Iberian acorn-fed ham fats contain 55% more oleic acid, which is highly beneficial for reducing the levels of ‘bad’ cholesterol and increasing ‘good’ cholesterol levels in the blood. Ham has beneficial properties for the brain and the nervous system and is also a powerful antioxidant.
It makes an excellent component of low-calorie diets and a great, healthy substitute for red meat.