The Mangalica pig lives in the Hungarian steppes, with a natural diet, and it is the source for hams, sausages and meat delicatessen products.

The Mangalica pig is one of the oldest pig breeds in Europe.

It has its origins in the 1830s. It appeared in the time of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, after Archduke Joseph Anton Johann received some Sumadija pigs from a Serbian prince and crossed them with Bakony and Szalonta pigs.


Throughout the year the females live in large meadows, in huts, they have separate areas for food, drink, heating and resting.

The flesh of the Mangalica pig is reddish, very mottled, with creamy white fat,
It is rich in omega 3 and 6 fatty acids