Handmade product

In Antonio Alvarez Jamones, S.L. they have been able to maintain and continue the knowledge and craft procedures transmitted for almost 200 years by gene



Antonio Alvarez Jamones, S.L. is a family business dedicated to the production of ham located in the heart of the region of the Alpujarra, in the town of Trevélez province of Granada.

It has its origin in Antonio Alvarez, father of the current partners, in the year 1960 he founded his small company of healing and commercialization of hams from Trevélez. Then they elaborated about 150 pieces / year, today we exceed 150.000.

Our quality policy is very clear and defined, it focuses on offering our customers a service and a product of excellence, integrating a modern and effective management with the traditional processes of the healing of Jamón de Trevélez.

We receive Quality Certification ISO 9001 Standard

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Japan and the Denomination Specifies Trevélez

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Authorization to export to Switzerland

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We export to Korea. ISO 14001 certification

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We are interproveedores of Mercadona.

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New certifications We export to Russia

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New certifications in Management Systems

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Certification: Iberian producers.

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Artisan Product Certificate

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RD993 / 2014 official veterinary certification for export.

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In numbers


  • Maximum annual salting capacity

    160.000 pieces

    Maximum capacity

    300.000 pieces

  • Refrigerated rooms for salting and post-salting

    1.140 m2

    Dependencies for natural drying

    6.890 m2

    Reception, expedition, warehouses, toilets and changing rooms

    1.075 m2

    Total useful surface

    9.105 m2

  • Administration, management and quality control

    5 Persons


    20 Persons

    Cleaning and disinfection

    3 Persons


    3 Persons


Natural and Craftsman by Tradition

In Antonio Alvarez Jamones, S.L. they have been able to maintain and continue the knowledge and craft procedures transmitted for almost 200 years by generations of ham holders, skilled artisans of natural healing.
Thus, as has always been the case, we make a ham in totally natural conditions, without artificial climate control, without adding another ingredient to the meat that the oldest natural preservative used by mankind: sea salt, giving each piece the right content and time of slow and slow healing that requires, to the air of Trevélez.
In this way, we obtain a natural ham and artisan, without added preservatives, as you demand and we guarantee you.




Awarded since 1862

The ham is made with white pork leg of the highest quality and salt, without any other preservative or additive. Cured naturally under traditional methods. The drying and curing process is extended for a minimum period of 14 months, period


de Bellota

The ham is made with Iberico de Bellota pork leg of the highest quality and sea salt, without any other preservative or additive. Cured naturally under traditional methods. The drying and curing process is prolonged for a minimum period of 2.5 years, period from which the ham develops all the aromas and flavor, being able to reach up to 4 years of natural healing



The whole process of drying, ripening and sweating of our ham is carried out in totally natural conditions. This traditional method of healing is currently practiced by very few companies. In Antonio Alvarez, we continue doing it, we carry out the complete process in Trevélez, village located in the skirt of the Mulhacén at 1,700 meters of altitude in the heart of the Natural Park of Sierra Nevada, area declared Reserve of the Biosfra by UNESCO, where we have five centers with architectural design and location within the town specifically designed to take advantage of the natural conditions of each season of the year.


Continuous improvement, work and effort

The work and effort of Antonio Alvarez Jamones is focused on offering our customers an excellent product and service integrating a modern and efficient management with the traditional healing processes of Trevélez ham

The continuous improvement in the management and environmental behavior of the company as well as the quality and food safety of the product we manufacture have always been a fixed objective for us.


La seguridad alimentaria ante todo.

As a sign of its commitment to continuous improvement as a way to increase the effectiveness of the performance of its integrated system ANTONIO ALVAREZ JAMONES, S.L. establishes, declares, assumes and practices the following principles:
To offer our clients a service and a product of excellence, integrating a management, modern, effective and respectful with the environment and with the traditional healing processes of the Jamón de Trevélez.

Maintain the natural and traditional healing process of the Trevélez Ham, without adding to our product more
preservative than the oldest natural used by mankind: Sea salt.

Implement all the necessary measures to prevent pollution and protect the environment, making sustainable use of our resources,
taking into account the environment 
where our activity takes place, the Sierra Nevada natural park.

Having implemented a system of HAZARD ANALYSIS AND CONTROL OF CRITICAL POINTS based on recognized principles and methodology, which allows us to control these effectively, as well as a series of prerequisites  that prevent
their occurrence, thereby guaranteeing the safety and legality of our products. This system remains constantly updated and validated.

Verify compliance with our controls in production as well as the raw materials supplied by our
suppliers through an established sampling and analysis system.

Ensure the traceability of our products through a piece-by-piece identification system,
which allows the product to be tracked along the food chain.

Guarantee that the product that we launch to the market, complies with all the legal requirements that are applicable to it,
with special attention 
to those who refer to food security and to the protection of the environment.

Maintain as a rule “the continuous improvement of our Integrated System, compliance with legal requirements and other requirements.”


We respect honesty as a fundamental value, acting congruently with what we think, being sincere in our
behavior and word; fulfilling commitments and obligations to the letter, without deceit or voluntary delays.


Creating a respectful work environment that guarantees equal opportunities, diversity and non-discrimination.
Promoting communication and participation of all.
Guaranteeing respect for the rights of people.
Promoting their training and environmental awareness.


Establishing transparent, objective and impartial processes with the suppliers of products
and services as well as with our clients, taking into account the requirements they request.
Establishing and fulfilling marketing objectives with our clients.


Contributing to the development of the social environment that surrounds us.
Respecting the identity of the locality.
Actively participating in social initiatives.

Environmental Performance

ISO 14.001: 2015

Antonio Álvarez Jamones SL guarantees the correct environmental performance of the activities carried out in all the work centers and compliance with all the requirements of the reference standard ISO 14.001: 2015.
The most complete information of a moment can be purchased from our quality department. central@antonioalvarezjamones.com


Calle Pista de la Iglesia, 12, 18417
Trevélez, Granada
T. 958 858 534



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