50% Acorn Iberian Ham
Provenance: Calera de León (Badajoz)
Weight: 15 lbs (7 kgs)
The ham Iberian of Acorn Dehesa Jarales brings them properties of the best ham of Acorn that warrants a special process of selection and cure. This ham is a product that is based on the system of fattening more traditional, that consists in the use of those resources natural.
Pigs hozan freely eating roots and fruits especially acorns during the months of October to January, where you are last are abundant. Is this result which brings acids fatty monounsaturated, nutrients that respond to them features calls heart-healthy: reduce the cholesterol "bad" (LDL) and increase the of high density, "good" (HDL). Another of its characteristics fundamental is the high resistance to the oxidation.
For all these reasons the ham Iberian of Acorn has taken up a role relevant in the diet Mediterranean.