The Heart of the Dehesa

Matías Costa / ICEX

Matías Costa / ICEX

People all over the world know about the incredible Ibérico pork products that come from this special breed of Spanish pigs, but they might not know that one of the secrets to this delectable product can be found in a vast area of wooded scrubland in southwestern Spain known as the Dehesa.

Fortunately, Foods from Spain has Paul Richardson on its side, and in this magnificent article entitled, Dehesa: Heart of Oak, Richardson delves into the core of this immense ecosystem and tells us why it is key to Ibérico pork products.


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