A unique breed
Iberian Ham can’t be found anywhere else. Not only because of the environment where they are raised, but also because the breed is unique.
The Iberian breed is the key to Iberian Ham. It is linked to the Mediterranean diet, and involves many aspects of tradition and culture.
Breed and feeding are the two main aspects to classify Iberian Ham. Knowing the different types of breed is key to know the variety of Iberian Ham in the market. According to the crossbreeding, we can find:
-100% Iberian breed: both father and mother are 100% Iberian.
-75% Iberian breed: mother is 100% Iberian breed and father is 50%.
-50% Iberian breed: mother is 100& Iberian breed while father is Duroc breed.