Ibericos COVAP Celebrates its Tenth Anniversary in the United States

For the last ten years, COVAP has been providing the American market with products from their own 100% Iberico breed pigs herd, raised in one of the most exceptional environments in Spain: The Dehesa of Valle de los Pedroches.

For the First Time, Spain’s Prized Iberian Pigs Being Raised In California

The prized black-footed, acorn-devouring pigs are a breed native to Spain and produce what connoisseurs consider the finest ham in the world. If all goes according to plan, Encina Farms will become the first local producer of jamon Iberico, which can command $40 for a mere 3 ounces and is traditionally enjoyed in paper-thin slices to let its decadent fat melt on the palate.

La Quercia & Iberian Pastures Introduce American Iberico Cured Meats

January 24, 2019 La Quercia

a Quercia, leading artisan cured meat producer, and partner Iberian Pastures announce their new line of Iberico Americano Cured Meats. Iberian Pastures is raising purebred Iberico pigs stateside, which La Quercia is turning into dry cured meats in its Iowa facility. This project brings New World sourcing and curing techniques together with Old World traditions, and represents the first Iberico pigs to be raised in the U.S.