The regulation of D. O. was completed in 1990. As a special feature, we could emphasize that they are pigs raised exclusively in Extremadura, reason why D. O. does not accept animals from other locations. It groups more than a hundred industries, which take advantage of the natural quality of one of the best-preserved places in Spain, with almost a million hectares of pasture. It combines only the strip of meadows between Cáceres and Badajoz. Traditional industries located between the regions of Sierra de San Pedro, Sierra de Montanchez, Cáceres-Gredos Sur, Ibor-Villuercas and the county of Sierra Suroeste in Badajoz carry out the production.


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