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Ibérico ham comes from the famous black pig that eats acorns

Gourmet Secrets by Karen Anand: High on ham

Hindustan Times | By Karen Anana
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2019 12:25 AM IST
The Spanish Ibérico ham can make even the most average pork-eating person go weak in the knees
The authorities have detected contaminated pork products at airports and borders, but have not yet found any cases at farms.(AP/ Representative Image)
The authorities have detected contaminated pork products at airports and borders, but have not yet found any cases at farms.(AP/ Representative Image)

Thailand on red alert in bid to stop pig Ebola crossing border

Bloomberg | By Siraphob Thanthong-Knight
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2019 01:34 PM IST
African swine fever -- a disease that kills nearly all the pigs it infects -- has been spreading through Asia from China and Mongolia to Vietnam and Cambodia.
A Chinese ham producer has come up with an innovative way to pay its creditors. Some holders of its debt will now receive its pork products instead of interest payment.(Representative Image/Reuters File Photo)
A Chinese ham producer has come up with an innovative way to pay its creditors. Some holders of its debt will now receive its pork products instead of interest payment.(Representative Image/Reuters File Photo)

These Chinese bondholders are being paid in ham instead of cash

Bloomberg | By Carrie Hong and Ina Zhou
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2018 09:35 AM IST
The announcement came after the Chinese company failed to repay 500 million yuan local bonds due November 5 amid a cash crunch resulting from a drop in demand for pork products thanks to the spread of African swine fever.
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