Meats

Meat.

HERE WE SHOW INFORMATION ABOUT THE DIFFERENT MEATS BY ACCORDING THEIR ORIGIN SO THAT YOU CAN DISTINGUISHE AND SELECT THEM

Nutritional characteristics of meat
Nutritionally the meat has a high proportion of water (between 65% and 80%) and is also composed of proteins (between[...]
Meat preparation and preservation tips
To clean the meat do not wash it with water because it makes it lose blood and it is more[...]

In Spain all types of cattle and poultry are raised. Porcine, bobine, sheep and goat and make up the majority of the livestock herd, since the most consumed are beef, pork and chicken, generally because of their organoleptic characteristics, rather than their nutritional characteristics.

PORK

The pig and its cuts
Pork meat is a meat product from the pig. It is one of the most consumed meats in the world.[…]
Iberian pork
___TVE_SHORTCODE_RAW__To speak of Iberian pig is to speak of a treasure of our gastronomy. Immediately the elaborate ones come to[…]

BEEF

Cuts and classification of beef
The cutting and naming of the parts not only depend on the species of the animal but also on the[...]
The labeling of beef in Spain
Beef must display a label throughout its entire supply chain, from the farmer to the final consumer. On the one[...]

LAMB AND GOAT MEAT

Classification of sheepmeat and goatmeat
Lamb meat comes from less than a year of domestic ewe lamb and goat kid but its characteristics and treatment[...]
Nutritional and cutting characteristics of sheep meat
Lamb meat is classified in red or white depending on the age of the animal and its diet. The meat[...]

MEAT OF POULTRY

Meat of poultry and cutting
A poultry is a domesticated bird used in feeding, either in the form of meat or through its eggs. The[...]
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is the fundamental ingredient in many dishes and culinary preparations from around the world, as it is a[...]
Duck meat
The duck is a species of the family of the anátidas, that may have come from fresh water or salt[...]
Turkey meat
The turkey is considered within the white meats by its low cholesterol, source of protein and easy digestion. The turkey[...]

Although some poultry enjoy a certain reputation, such as the capons of Villaba in Galicia, they are only protected under quality labels of two Catalan varieties. Here you will find more information about them.

OTHER MEATS

Rabbit meat
Rabbit meat has a great gastronomic versatility, as it admits a wide variety of preparations, which usually include spices and[...]
Horse meat
Horse meat is common to consume in many countries, such as Italy, not so much in Spain as it is[...]
Game meat
This meat is the one derived from game species (that is, raised in extensive). He falls. (Spanish Food Code) defines[...]
Exotic Meat
We are accustomed to eating proteins such as pork, beef, lamb, chicken, turkey and various fish, but there are other[...]

QUALITY BADGES

KNOW HERE ALL DISTINCTIVES OF QUALITY OF MEATS AT EUROPEAN AND REGIONAL LEVELS



LIVESTOCK AND MANUFACTURERS

GET TO KNOW HERE ALL ABOUT THE MEAT MANUFACTURERS IN SPAIN