PeQu Iberian Acorn-Fed 5@PQ Ham Shoulder (Paleta Iberica de Bellota 5@PQ)

High quality iberian shoulder from pigs bred in free-range system ( the animals roam freely their whole life). They put on 5@ ( 1 @ = 11,5 kgs) eating acorns and foraging in the scrubland pasture on their last three months of life. This season is called "montanera" (when holm oaks and cork oaks produce acorns).
Maturation period of at least 2 years. The weight of each piece is around 4,5 and 5 kgs. per piece. Price per piece.

About the Product

Iberian pork is an important content of monounsaturated fatty acids, especially oleic acid. Should Always choose food with a low-fat, although, in the diet is so important to the quality of fats as the amount.
The content of oleic acid in olive oil or avocado is known by most people. Their presence is not as known in the Iberian pork, rich in monounsaturated fatty acids, mainly in oleic acid, whose proportion in total fat, is higher than 45%.
Iberian pork is a complete food for inclusion in the overall diet, as it provides protein, zinc and iron of high bioavailability, and vitamins of group B. This type of meat remains one of the most important food for all population groups, as it is a good source of protein of excellent quality.
Lean pork, like pork tenderloin, only has 3.4% of total fat, the same content as a chicken thigh and nearly half the fresh tuna. Moreover, most of it is fat quality: 38% of the fat is oleic acid and more than 17% are polyunsaturated fatty acids.
Iberian pork, by their very nature, is considered within the group of white meat, because of their white fiber content and lower in fat and collagen. This means that it is a lean meat, moderate in calories and easy digestibility, and reduced saturated fatty acid content.
Therefore, the consumption of iberian pork is a healthy diet.

Paleta de alta calidad procedente de cerdo ibérico criado en libertad en las dehesas de Extremadura y alimentado de bellotas y hierbas. Estos cerdos reponen 5 @ (1@= 11,5 kilos) en la fase final de engorde llamada montanera (periodo de aprovechamiento de la bellota entre los meses de Noviembre y Marzo). Cada uno de estos animales disfruta de al menos 2 hectáreas de dehesa para su engorde. El periodo de curación de dada pieza es como mínimo de 22 meses. Peso de 4,5 a 5 kilos. Precio por pieza.

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Price: $125.00

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