Mangalica (pronounced Mangalitsa) originates from Hungary, and is the only wooly pig in the world. As a Hungarian Edible National Treasure, while it is fatty and richly marbled, it contains less saturated and more unsaturated fat, is high in omega-3 fatty acids and has particularly high mineral (zinc, copper and iron) and natural antioxidants content.
As an unimproved lard-type pig, Mangalica is kept in the fresh air, natural conditions and natural feed with green fodder, alfalfa, grass, wheat, barley, maize, sunflower and sometimes acorn, pumpkin and sugar beet, resulting to the robust body that can resist both heat and cold and it is extremely disease and stress resistant. Mangalica are kept in fresh air, natural conditions.
- No added antibiotics, hormones, beta-agonists and preservatives
- Richly marbled with low melting point fat, resulting in a strong aroma and succulent
- Favourable proportion of minerals (Iron, Zinc, Copper), Omega-3 fatty acids, natural antioxidants and Vitamin B1, B2
- Suitable for hot pot and roasting
Storage : Keep frozen at -18°C or below.