HOW JAMON IS MADE

Jamón is the Spanish word for ham but usually refers to dry-cured ham produced within the Iberian peninsula (a...

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HAM BUYING GUIDE

Choosing a ham is a very personal experience like choosing a bottle of wine and there are several things to...

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SERRANO HAM

Serrano comes from the Spanish word Sierra (or Mountain) as traditionally, fresh hams are cured in mountainous areas...

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IBERICO HAM

Iberico ham is truly special, only 10% of total Jamon production is made from the Iberian pig. This together with...

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SERRANO VS IBERICO

Spain produces some of the best ham products in the world and is understandably proud of the Iberian pig which is...

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THE DEHESA

The Dehesa is an Oak forest derived from the Mediterranean forest ecosystem containing at least 10 trees per hectare...

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CUTTING GUIDE

HAND-SLICING Gourmet ham tastes best when it is freshly sliced and getting started is easier than you think.  To help...

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CHEMICAL ADDITIVES

Spanish ham exports are increasingly dominated by large producers that rely on modern techniques where the ham is...

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HEALTH & NUTRITION

Naturally produced dry-cured ham contains lots of healthy unsaturated fats, proteins, vitamins and minerals and can...

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OLIVE OIL AND HEALTH

MEDITERRANEAN DIET In 1954, revolutionary scientific studies (Keys, Anderson, Grande) published a comparison of the...

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