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Our Outstanding Ham

Have you decided what to serve for your special holiday dinner? Christmas ham is a delicious classic. We know you want your meal to be special and we’ve done the work to make sure it will be with one of our hams. In the next couple of weeks, we’ll have several blog posts introducing you to our ham producers and sharing recipes and cooking tips. But, first, let’s take a quick look at why we think you should get your ham from us instead of somewhere else.

  Many Supermarket Hams Some Supermarket Hams Whole Foods Market Hams
Raised with no antibiotics — ever   X X
Raised with no added growth hormones* X X X
No animal byproducts in the feed   X X
No added nitrates or nitrites     X
* Federal law does not allow the use of supplemental growth hormones in pigs.

Pretty compelling, don’t you think? Lots more reasons to get your ham from us in the next couple of weeks. Stay tuned in and we’ll help you make sure your holiday is just right.