Food tour at the Parma ham PERLA

Tour description

Food tour at the Parma ham PERLA

The tour is available every day and it starts at 11.30 am. Visitors can meet the guide directly at the factory.
The tour commences with a brief introduction of the historical side of the production, and from here you will visit the “cold stage”, where the fresh meats are processed.
You will then be told how the best meat is selected to become our future Prosciutto di Parma and the machines used for salting and the refrigeration/resting cells will then be shown. You will then move into the “environmental temperature stage”, by visiting the seasoning rooms, here characterized by the typical scents of the ham. During this stage it will be explained the method of “spillatura”, the process in which only the finest ham pasts the test, those selected by the Inspector of the Consortium will then be branded with the infamous‘Crown of Parma’.

At the end of the food tour there will be a degustation of Parma ham 24 months aging, local bread and sparkling wine.

Prices include: guide, entry into the factory and a degustation at the conclusion of the visit.

Price per person in euro 28,00


This tour can be taken only on mondays, tuesdays, wednesdays, thursdays, fridays, saturdays or sundays.

Price list

Adult attendants (min. 2)
Price per attendant
Starting from 2 adults
28.00 €
Kids (up to 14 years old)
15.00 €
Book now