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
Bresaola (air-dried, seasoned beef) has a long history originating from Northern Italy in the late 1400`s. It`s a 98% lean air-cured beef product made from high quality specially selected top round beef cuts that are rubbed and seasoned with custom blends of spices, berries and aromatic mountain herbs. Imported from Uruguay, Bernina Bresaola maintains the traditional manufacturing methods resulting in a moist and delicate flavor sensation.
SLICED FOOD SERVICE Dry-cured ham, obtained by salting and curing selected fresh bone-in hams from pork raised and slaughtered in Europe. Slow-cured for at least 400 days in the Parma region (Italy), using only natural products: pork ham and Mediterranean sea salt. After the curing process, the bone and rind are removed.
Bayonne ham indeed draws its origins in various cities of the Adour Basin, but its influence and reputation grew through the important port of Bayonne whose name it bears. Soon the outstanding flavor of this delicacy won the favor of the gourmands of France and beyond. Bayonne ham is a prized guest at every banquet. With success came intensified production over the centuries and gradually , methods of manufacture were refined to meet more precise and demanding specifications. The selection of pigs , the time and breeding conditions , salting , drying, refining … are all steps that meet the highest criteria.