The uncooked ham with mountain herbs of Saint Marcel is produced following specific procedures.
This ham is produced exclusively in the territory of the municipality of Saint-Rhémy-en-Bosses, situated at 1,600 metres above sea level, and was first mentioned in 1397 in some documents of the Almshouse of the Great St. Bernard.
"Lard d'Arnad", a product with a Denomination of Protected Origin (P.D.O.) is made only from shoulder of pork. The pigs, weighing over 200 kilos, come from farms in Aosta Valley, Piedmont, Lombardy, Emilia-Romagna and Veneto.
This salted down haunch of pork, produced in the Valley of Great St. Bernard, on the border between Italy and Switzerland, is made particularly fragrant and tasty thanks to the addition of mount herbs and it is seasoned on a bed of hay proceeding from mountain pasture for a period of 4 to 5...