Acorn-fed 100% Ibérico Ham / Jamon de Bellota 100% Iberico ("Pata Negra"). All natural: nitrites/nitrates free.
All natural, Acorn-fed 100% Ibérico Ham, also known as "Pata Negra".
Approximate weight 16-18 lbs.
The pride of Spain, the best ham in the world.
This acorn-fed 100% Ibérico Ham (Jámon de Bellota 100% Ibérico) is made from 100% iberico breed fed on acorns during the acorn season, from September through February/March, period in which the pig doubles its size (it goes 200lbs to 400lbs).
It is one of Spain’s biggest gastronomical treasures and one of the finest natural products of the world—truly exceptional.
Acorn Fed 100% Ibérico Ham comes from a singular breed of pigs, the Iberico breed (unique from the Iberian Peninsula); from a unique ecosystem with high ecological value, The Grasslands; and a cool and dry climate that allows for curing in optimal temperature and humidity conditions. Symbol of a unique culture and gastronomy, Jamón (Ham) constitutes an authentic culinary jewel, whose artisanal curing process has been preserved since its inception.
The majority of culinary experts agree in citing Ibérico Ham as Spain’s most exquisite delicacy it has to offer the world. From this same ham, one can identify up to seven different flavors depending on the zone where it’s cut. A multitude of hues, aromas and scents all describe this gastronomical jewel.