What is Mangalitsa?

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There are many different species of pig such as Berkshire, Duroc and Iberico to name but a few. Mangalitsa is a unique and little known species of pig that originates predominantly from Hungary and is readily identified by it’s distinctive wild hairy coat and rather cute looks. At first sight it reminds people of a sheep! Today 90% of all Mangalitsa pigs are still bred in Hungary.