History and origins of Prosciutto di Modena

The origins of Prosciutto di Modena date back to ancient times, probably as far as the Bronze Age: the first evidence dates back to the Celts, who introduced the practice of preserving meat with salt, and to the Romans, who enlivened their banquets with spit-roast pork, hams and sausages.

The Roman soldiers set off for very long campaigns with large amounts of salted pork and hams that came from the flourishing Po plain.

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