Tag Archives: Ham

Words related to the world of the Iberian pig. The “O”

Autumn pata negra ham

Terminologies of the Iberian pig world. The “O”

Oleic

Mono-unsaturated fatty acid, the highest proportion in olive oil and fats of Iberian hams, considered healthy.

Otoñada (Autumn)

Growth period of the grass in the pasture in autumn-winter after the first rains. It is also the amount of grass produced in autumn-winter from which pigs feed in the pasture.

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The salting process of iberian ham

Salted Iberian ham

The salting of the ham is another very important process in obtaining a good flavor and a good texture in a good quality iberian ham.

Salt has been used since time immemorial to preserve fresh produce and try to prolong its shelf life. The salt what it does is to extract the water of the meat and making difficult the proliferation of microorganisms capable of decomposing it.

In Sierra de Jabugo we use only natural sea salt without any type of additive, thus guaranteeing a 100% natural process.

The processes of which it costs, for a good salting after the sacrifice and profiling of the hams and shoulders are:

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THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR CLIENTS

Aggrading stores pata-negra-ham

We could not finish better the sales campaign of our hams, shoulders and Iberian products in 2018 and start 2019. How could it be otherwise, it is thanks to TI ☺️

All of us who make up the Sierra de Jabugo Group, S.L., want to thank all our customers for the trust placed in us.

For the new campaign of 2019! Os ♥

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Labeling according to Spanish quality standard of Iberian ham

Iberian products pata negra ham

The correct labeling according to the Spanish quality standard for ham, shoulder and loin of Iberian loin, should be clear:

Product + Food + Race %

Name of the product that the user buys + Food that has had during part of its life to catalog it + The % of the purity / crossing of the race or the mixture between them.

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Words related to the world of the Iberian pig. The “L”

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Terminologies of words, related to the world of the Iberian pig. The “L”.

Lampiño (Hairless)

Native swine breed from Badajoz, Cáceres and Córdoba, with little hair on the skin, and in danger of extinction.

Lechón (Piglet)

Small pig, from newborn to three months of age (which usually weigh between 20 to 25 kg).

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