TANARA GIANCARLO, PROSCIUTTO DI PARMA, 18 MONTH
The King of Italian dry cured hams, Prosciutto di Parma is a highly controlled product, produced under strict Italian law which governs the size of leg to be used, where the legs come from, and what the hogs eat, among other strict considerations. Once the leg has been selected, it undergoes a salting stage that last for a few weeks. Next it is cleaned off to begin the curing process, which occurs in humidity and temperature controlled rooms replicating the fall, winter and spring seasons. This slow process is closely monitored to ensure that the legs are properly cured and that the end product measures up to the high standards established by Italian law. Prosciutto di Parma has an attractive rosy coloring, distinctive mild and delicate flavor, and a velvety smooth texture. It is a sophisticated, ready-to-eat and highly nutritious addition to any snack or meal. Enjoy a variety of meals including sandwiches, pastas and soups.
TANARA GIANCARLO, PROSCIUTTO DI PARMA, 24 MONTH
Tanara Prosciutto di Parma D.O.P. at any age is produced under strict Italian law which governs the size of the hog leg to be used and what the hogs eat, among other strict considerations. Once the perfect leg has been selected, it undergoes a sea salting stage that last for a few weeks. The actual curing process occurs in humidity and temperature controlled rooms which replicate the fall, winter and spring seasons. An added bonus is the pure breeze from the Apennine mountains that blows into the curing house windows, thus adding an a unique form of air terroir to the ham. The entire process is time-consuming and tedious, but Tanara’s end product always measures up to the highest standards so that it earns the Parma fire-branded crown stamp with honors. The 24-month version sets itself apart with its bold black label.
TANARA GIANCARLO, PROSCIUTTO DI PARMA, 30 MONTH
This Prosciutto di Parma is crudo and produced with Italian pork coming from the best breeding areas of the Po Valley and from pigs that have only eaten natural feed. The thighs weigh at least 13 kg or more. The ham is treated with sea salt for a pleasantly sweet taste; no other ingredient or additive is used. A lard called sugnatura is rubbed on the bottom of the ham where the bone is to protect the ham and to ensure consistent development. Once prepared, each ham is taken to special ventilated room.