#24 – Albarragena Jamon Iberico de Bellota Ham, $180 per 0.5 kilograms
Just imagine being that rich kid that gets this ham as a main ingredient of its ham sandwich. If you purchase 6.80 kilograms of this ham, it would cost you $2,682. But why is this ham so expensive for God’s sake? Somebody tell us.
Well, Albarragena Jamon Iberico de Bellota Ham is expensive because the pigs this ham is made from are only fed acorn and roots. And that is important. Remember the fact that the meat quality and flavor highly depends on the animal’s diet. This ham spends three years curing before it is packaged and put up for sale in a wooden box. If you are lucky enough to be buying this ham, you’ll also get a DNA certificate and tailor-made apron as a bonus.