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Spanish "Jamón ibérico de bellota"
The Most Delicious Ham in the World!

"The Spanish Jamon Iberico (Iberian ham) is the name which is given exclusively to hams from the Iberian pig breed. The Iberian pig is the last pig breed in Europe living in the open, typically under the oak trees growing in the Spanish mountains in Andalucía and Extremadura. Its origin goes back to the ancient Mediterranean wild boar. It is said that the micro climate of these hills is ideal for the oak trees which provide the acorns on which the pigs feed. One of the finest and most expensive Iberian ham is known under the name 'Pata negra de bellota'. Pata negra is the popular name for the Iberian pig referring to the animal's black hooves." (Text from

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