Nutritional values

Prosciutto di Parma Valtermina, a completely natural product with no preservatives or additives, is known for its very high nutritional value. In addition to offering the pleasure of its sweetness and fragrance, it is suitable for everyone: children, sportspeople, pregnant women and the elderly.

The many nutritional benefits of Prosciutto di Parma Valtermina include:


  • High Digestibility, a property that makes it suitable for both adults and children;
  • High content of mineral Salts: considerable amounts of potassium, phosphorus, zinc, selenium supply significant percentages of the recommended daily dose;
  • High content of high-quality Proteins and natural proteolysis. Presence of branched Amino Acids, such as Valine, leucine and isoleucine, which support sportspeople in the process of detoxification, anti-fatigue and repair of muscular damage during movement. More than 20% of the total proteins are free amino acids.
  • Low content of fats and good quality fats: high-quality lipid component due to the long maturation process. 64.9% consists of unsaturated fatty acids, “good” fats that have a positive effect on cholesterol, of which 45.8% oleic acid (monounsaturated fat), which protects against cardiovascular diseases.
  • High content of B vitamins and other available minerals, such as iron
  • Presence of natural antioxidants such as vitamin E, selenium, carnosine and anserine, which protect against physiological ageing and degenerative diseases.
  • TOTAL ABSENCE of preservatives and additives: this is a completely natural product.


Per 100g
Energy : 276 kcal – 1113 kJ 276 kcal – 1113 kJ 204 kcal – 859 kJ
Fat : 18 g 18 g 5,21 g
of which satured: 6,1 g 6,1 g
Carbohydrate : 0,3 g (<0,5) 0,3 g (<0,5) 0,89 g
of which sugars: 0 g 0 g 0 g
Protein : 26 g 26 g 38,3 g
Salt : 4,4 g 4,4 g



“The analysis of nutritional values was carried out by the Experimental Station for the Food Preserving Industry (SSICA) and by the National Institute of Research on Food and Nutrition (INRAN). 
The values are available on the website” Prosciutto di Parma Consortium