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Challenges in Europe: The true price of Iberico ham

The economic crisis that began in 2008 has had an effect on people across Europe, including farmers and producers.

The highest quality Iberico ham is sought and savoured by food gourmets the world over - a leg of ham can sell for thousands of dollars.

But it is a very different story for the Spanish farmer who rears the pigs.

As part of a series exploring the challenges in Europe, BBC News went to meet the Iberico ham producers.

Video Journalist: Kieran Tynan. Producer: Gabriela Torres.

  • 17 Apr 2015
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