The Interprofessional del Porcino de Capa Blanca (INTERPORC) has received today the ‘Objective Well-being Award’, which was celebrating its seventh edition, for its promotion of healthy eating. These awards, which reward the work of companies and organizations in favor of health and well-being, thus recognize INTERPORC’s work in defense of a healthy, balanced and sustainable diet.
When receiving the award, Alberto Herranz, director of the Interprofessional, thanked the recognition “on behalf of all the people who make up the white layer pig chain because they are the ones who provide society with healthy, safe, tasty and the highest quality”.
What’s more, he added, “there are 415,000 people including farmers, veterinarians, transporters, engineers, industry workers, nutritionists, researchers, etc., who work daily with the aim of producing increasingly healthy food.”
In this regard, he recalled that research in the Spanish meat industry has led in recent years to the availability of meat derivatives on the market with different characteristics and composition (reduced in fat, reduced in salt, etc.) to meet the needs of all types of consumers and adapt to their tastes.
And it is precisely the success of this work of the professionals of the Spanish white layer pig chain in favor of a healthy nutrition for consumers with the maximum guarantees of food safety that the organizers of the ‘Objective Awards’ have recognized with this award. Wellness’.
Pork, an essential component of the Mediterranean Diet
Pork meat and pork products are part of a balanced diet and are an essential component of the Mediterranean diet. Considered by many nutritionists as one of the healthiest in the world, it is a guarantee of balanced food and nutrition because it is based on the combination and rational consumption of plant, animal, natural and local foods.
Its secret is the balanced consumption of a wide variety of foods, including white-coated pig products, which play a fundamental role in its composition, since its moderate consumption covers many of our body’s needs due to its high biological value. and nutritional.
Among others, they include proteins, all the essential amino acids, minerals such as iron and zinc and B vitamins, which allow the proper functioning of the nervous and immune systems.
November 21, 2022 – INTERPORC