The most flavorful pork comes from pigs that have had a rich and varied diet—especially when it includes an estimated 60% acorns and wild forage! Acorns have been associated with superior dry cured meat for centuries, and we are proud to be the first to bring this tradition to the United States. We offer two varietals of acorn-fed pork:
These heritage breed Tamworth hogs are pasture raised in Missouri at the family farm of Russ Kremer and spend their last four months foraging an Ozark Mountain hillside covered with oak and hickory trees. It is the ideal environment for raising happy, healthy, delicious hogs. When cured, the dark coral meat is nutty and sweet, with an unexpected depth and meltingly tender texture.
Tamworth pigs are known for their succulent belly meat and sweet nutty flavor--the forest foraging diet adds a spectacular richness and a creamy texture that will knock your socks off!
We are currently curing prosciutto from the Acorn Tamworth hogs. We age the prosciutto for 2.5-3 years.
Ask your local retailer or distributor about availability of these limited edition meats.