Portuguese Traditional Products

Portuguese Traditional Products

Cabrito do Alentejo PGI

Cabrito do Alentejo

Description: The Cabrito do Alentejo PGI meat is obtained from animals of Serpentina breed or from a kid resulting from crossing with father from Serpentina breed. It differs by its organoleptic quality, including palatability, tenderness and juiciness, and it is possible to establish a positive correlation with the concentration of linoleic acid (CLA) present in the fat of Cabrito do Alentejo IGP. Commercially, it comes in whole carcasses, halves, quarters or any portion, chilled or frozen, is obligatorily packed (except in the case of whole carcasses and halves) and properly labeled.

Cabrito das Terras Altas do Minho PGI

Cabrito das Terras Altas do Minho PGI

Description: The Cabrito das Terras Altas do Minho PGI descends from the Bravia and Serrana breed of goat and their cross breeds, which do not only populate the mountains of the Alto Minho but also the north-eastern area of Trás-os-Montes and the Serra da Estrela.

Cabrito da Gralheira PGI

Cabrito da Gralheira PGI

Description: The Cabrito da Gralheira PGI kid meat is produced from the Serrana breed of goat which populates the northern area of Beira Litoral.

Cabrito da Beira PGI

Cabrito da Beira PGI

Description: The Cabrito da Beira PGI kid meat comes from goats descended from the Serrana and Charnequeira breeds and the resulting cross breeds.

Cabrito Charnequeiro

Cabrito Charnequeiro

Descrição: A carne destes animais é muito saborosa, devido às pastagens espontâneas de que os animais se alimentam. As cabras da raça Charnequeira são de pelagem vermelha, pêlo curto e liso. Cabeça de perfil retilíneo ou sub-côncavo e fronte convexa. Os cornos, quando presentes, são grandes e ligeiramente inclinados para trás, divergentes e retorcidos nas pontas ou nitidamente espiralados. Têm o tronco amplo, com peito estreito e profundo, linha dorso-lombar quase direita mas ligeiramente descaída para a frente e abdómen bem desenvolvido. A cauda é curta, horizontal e arrebitada na ponta. Finalmente, os membros são fortes, curtos e com aprumos regulares.

Cabrito de Barroso PGI

Cabrito de Barroso IGP

Description: The Cabrito de Barroso IGP meat comes from kids of the Serrana and Bravia breeds, and their crossings, raised and slaughtered within the region. It is reddish meat, very juicy and with a distinctive flavor. Commercially, Cabrito de Barroso IGP can be presented in carcasses or half carcasses. The carcass includes the head, liver, lungs, heart and kidneys. Cabrito de Barroso IGP can only be sold in licensed establishments.