Capocollo Ham

Capocollo ham, also called Coppa or Lonza or Lonzino is pork cured-meat made from the pig's neck muscle, thus its name derives from this aspect because capo means "head" and collo means "neck". The various synonyms depend on the area where Capocollo ham is produced and is diversified according to the spices which are used in its preparation as in Emilia Romagna is called Coppa, in Calabria and in southern Italy Capocollo while Lonza and Lonzino in Abruzzo and in Marche and Finocchiata in Tuscany. Capocollo producing process involves salting the meat, massage the muscle to allow even penetration of salt and spices, bagging in natural or synthetic gut and seasoning. The most famous Capocollo are certainly Coppa Piacentina DOP and Capocollo di Calabria DOP that often is produced in its spicy version and Coppa di Parma IGP. Please find below our best prices and deals for italian capocollo ham.


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