Frequently asked questions
  • How long should a San Daniele ham mature?

    The curing time envisaged by the Production Regulations is at least 13 months.

  • What are the ingredients of Prosciutto di San Daniele?

    Prosciutto di San Daniele is a natural product, made with 3 simple ingredients: selected Italian pork legs, sea salt and the microclimate of San Daniele del Friuli

  • Where do the pigs used in the production of San Daniele ham come from?

    As required by the Production Regulations, Prosciutto di San Daniele is made only with legs of Italian pigs from 3,799 authorized farms, all located in 10 regions of central-northern Italy.

  • What are the white crystals that are occasionally found on ham?

    It is tyrosine, an amino acid that derives from proteolysis, is formed by prolonged aging and helps to determine the typical flavors and aromas of the ham.

  • Is Prosciutto di San Daniele recommended in a healthy and balanced diet?

    Ham is a food with a high nutritional value and easy to digest. For this reason it is suitable for any type of diet.

  • How many fats are found in San Daniele ham?

    Prosciutto di San Daniele is a balanced food: it provides the right amount of saturated and unsaturated fats necessary for energy needs.

  • Can I eat San Daniele ham when pregnant?

    Prosciutto di San Daniele is made exclusively with pork leg and sea salt which, thanks to the production process, low temperatures and long curing inactivate Toxoplasma gondii, making the product healthy even for pregnant women.