Phoenix, AZ – Maria Molina, public relations director for Bona Fide Foods, announced that the importer and supplier of traditional Spanish foods has added Jamon Iberico, saffron and sherry vinegar to its roster of ingredients.
“At Bona Fide Foods we import the very best products directly from the local artisan producers in Spain, thereby the company has quickly become a reference in the market, supplying some of the best-known chefs and restaurants in the U.S.,” said Molina.
Bona Fide Foods has emerged as a leader in the Spanish foods arena in the U.S. for professional caterers, healthcare food services, chefs and luxury restaurants, and home cooks. The company provides ingredients required for authentic Spanish cuisine and a Mediterranean diet.
Among the new offerings is Jamon Iberico de Bellota, ham from the black Iberico pig that’s fed exclusively on wild grasses and acorns. The acorns and traditional Spanish curing methods result in a flavor that’s prized around the world.
The meat is imbued with natural antioxidants, is heart healthy and second only to olive oil for healthy fats. It’s low in calories, rich in vitamins and has met the stringent requirements to carry the name authentic “Pata Negra.”
One of the world’s most prized and highly sought spices is Spanish saffron, derived from the stamens of the crocus flower. Stamens must be hand-picked and it requires approximately 200 flowers to produce just one gram of the coveted spice.
Saffron is used in a wide variety of traditional Spanish cuisine for its aroma, flavor and color. It’s an alternative to salt and has a unique flavor that registers as sweet-bitter on the palate. It’s been used as a traditional medicinal throughout history.
The aged sherry vinegar is a star among the world of vinegar for its aroma and complex nuances that comes from being aged in oak barrels. Bona Fide Foods offers Reserva sherry vinegar that’s aged a minimum of two years and Gran Reserva that’s aged over the course of 10 years.
Sherry vinegar is an integral ingredient for seasoning Spanish cuisine, Mediterranean dishes and is especially flavorful when combined with honey. The flavors embodied in each bottle tell a story of its origins and the grapes from which it’s crafted.
The Jamon Iberico, saffron and sherry vinegar offered by Bona Fide Foods provides authentic ingredients for anyone who appreciates traditional Spanish foods and the unique flavors of the Mediterranean region. Rich in flavor and nutrients, they complement and enhance any cuisine.
Bona Fide Foods is a recognized provider of premium quality extra virgin olive oils and smoked Spanish paprika of distinction crafted with traditional methods. The company serves the needs of customers ranging from home chefs to professional culinary establishments and healthcare food services.
Maria Molina, Public Relations
Company: Bona Fide Foods