About Italian Landrace Pigs
Italian Landrace Pigs are, as you would expect, an Italian
variation on Landrace pigs. They are large, have very long bodies, lop ears,
and are white.
were originally imported from Denmark after the Second World War. They were selectedprincipally for
suitability for the production of Salumi and prosciutto
crudo (dry-cured hamthat is usually
thinly sliced and served uncooked). After theLarge White Italiana, Italian Landrace pigs are the second-most common pig
breed in Italy.