Synonymous of gastronomic excellence, elegance and refinement, Joselito’s Patanegra is considered the best raw ham in the world…
With more than a century of experience, Joselito has carefully amassed the secrets of a long-standing tradition of six generations that have shared one single goal: To make the best ham in the world.
Joselito Pig is a happy animal, it lives in complete freedom in his natural habitat, the pasturelands, for about two years.
Pasturelands, is a precious ecosystem halfway between the Mediterranean forest and the prairie, where each pig enjoys about three hectares of pasturelands.
Pigs are fed mainly on acorn and grass, acorns contain a high level of monounsaturated fatty acids that influence the rate of blood cholesterol. These help to reduce ‘bad cholesterol’ and to increase ‘good cholesterol’.
They are also a source of vitamin E, an antioxidant that favours the elimination of free radicals responsible for aging.
The ability of this vitamin to protect cell membranes and prevent their oxidation make it responsible for possessing preventive qualities in many degenerative diseases that appear as we grow older, for example it is used to prevent Parkinson.
The acorns also contain a flavonoid called quercetin that stands out for its high antioxidant activity.
Joselito pigs graze freely in the pasturelands feeding on natural grass that grows in the field.
Grass is a great source of protein and of vitamin E, it is absorbed and accumulated in Joselito pigs…
All Joselito products are 100% natural, without additives or preservaties, the high content of oleic acid in Joselito cured hams can help reduce cholesterol and triglycerides, the results of this medical research has shown that Joselito Ham is very rich in oleic acid and natural antioxidants.
In addition, they have concluded that the high content of oleic acid and natural antioxidants allows to: Reduce cholesterol, reduce triglycerides, high antioxidant activity, indeed Joselito ham contains also the flavonoid quercetin, well-known for its strong antioxidant properties…