Iberian pigs feel real passion for this fruit, and they could consume an average of ten kilograms of the acorn which are sweets to their teeth.

FEEDING

The most famous fruit from our “Dehesas” is the acorn with no doubts. It is essential to get the best 100% Iberian Ham. It is green when it rises, and it becomes dark brown in the maturity, that is in the “Montanera” season. Like a treasure, we must protect, a dome covers the third part of its body. Acorn is composed of starches and oleic acid. The main responsible why the intake of ham is healthy.

THE ACORN

Iberian Pigs eat about 6 to 10 kilograms of acorn per day during a period of three months. Among 600 to 900 kg of the acorn to gain up to 60 kg.