Spanish Jamon Iberico Industry Prepares For Busy Christmas Period

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Customers wait at the counter of the Ferpal ham store on Calle Arenal... News PhotoBusiness,Buying,Customer,Finance,Ham,Horizontal,Human Interest,Madrid,Meat,Merchandise,Pork,Retail,Salamanca,Shopping,Spain,Store,WaitingPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesMADRID, SPAIN - DECEMBER 18: Customers wait at the counter of the Ferpal ham store on Calle Arenal on December 18, 2012 in Madrid, Spain. Dry-cured Iberian ham or Jamon Iberico is a favourite amongst Spaniards and producers are hoping for improved sales over the busy Christmas period. The jamon Iberico de Bellota are usually dry-cured for up to three years after the pigs have been few on a diet of acorns in the last three months of their lives. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)