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What is the

mast-feeding period?

 

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Mast-feeding period is the last  phase of iberico pigs breeding, which comprises from October to March. Pigs graze in the pasture, traditionally fattening between holm oaks and cork oaks. Their fruits is the acorn which is the main food for this pigs and the base for the quality of the future acorn-fed iberico hams, shoulders and cold meats.

Meet the colours of the

Iberico Products Quality Regulation

 

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Hams and shoulder  are identified with a coloured and numbered seal depending on their feeding:

 

Black: Pure Iberico Acorn-fed Pieces

From acorn-fed pigs, genetically  iberico 100%.

Red: 75% or 50% Iberico Acorn-fed Pieces

From acorn-fed pigs 75% or 50% iberico.

Green: 100%, 75% or 50% Iberico Free range feed Pieces

From pigs raised in the fields and fed with grass and grain.

White: 100%, 75% or 50% Iberico Grain-fed Pieces

From pigs fed with grain.