El cerdo pelón (The hairless pig), culinary tradition of Yucatan Mexico

Posted on December 6, 2011 • Filed under: Agriculture, Culture, Mexico, TRAVEL

The hairless pig, an organic spice that grows in the fields of Yucatan and feeds on herbs, is becoming an option in the gourmet food industry in this region, because the richness of the meat will enhance any dish.

Wilmer Monforte d’Ivoire, hairless pig breeder in the town of Sucilá said to breed this species is to return to the culinary traditions, when food is most naturally obtained.

He clarified that this pig rearing is slower than the American pig, because they do not take hormones, and in five or six months if the U.S. reaches a weight of 120 kilos approximately bald reaches 60 kilos, so , its price is higher in the market. Read Article

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