Are you a little hesitant? Don’t you know which option will be the most appropriate for you? Today we help you choose the option that suits you best.
To start, you should know that, in both cases, there is no expiration date, but instead, of preferred consumption. What is the difference?
Well, the expiration date refers to those perishable products that are susceptible to microbiological risk after a few days, on the other hand, when we talk about the preferred consumption date, we are talking about much more durable products than at the time, they will have lost part of their properties, but Its consumption will not entail risk for our health.
Knowing this, we will tell you that the preferred date of consumption of a whole piece (ham leg) is around a year, depending on its state of cure, while if we slice it, and vacuum pack it, we will be talking about 6 months approximately. This duration may vary depending on the sealing of the vacuum bags. The less air in the bag, the longer it lasts.
You should also take into account that, if you are not going to make an immediate consumption of your ham sachets, it is recommended to keep them in the refrigerator, yes, before consuming remember to put it at room temperature for about 10/15 minutes so that it recovers its natural and «sweat» temperature.
You already know our recommendations, now you only have to choose how you want your ham and enjoy it!