Typical sicilian products in Caronia

The ancient tastes of the black pig's meat

Immersed in the suggestive nature of the regional park of the Nebrodi, the farm Il vecchio Carro cultivates the flavours of this ancient lands with passion and dedication, dealing itself to preserve the taste of the tradition of this region between the slopes of San Soro mountains, San Fratello and the golden beaches of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Cultivated according to ancient methods passed down from father to son, Il Vecchio Carro offers a selection of typical Sicilian products in Caronia, including, first of all, the Black pork of Nebrodi. The pigs are reared in the farm by a method of semi-wild breeding, then are selected to make the best products as:

  • Minced meat
  • Fresh sausage
  • Spareribs
  • Meat for sauces
  • Salami
  • Dried sausage
  • Capicollo
  • Bacon
  • Lard
  • Ham

Made by the best Salami makers of Italy according to an ancient recipe of the Sicilian tradition, these products are among the dishes offered by the farm's restaurant, along with fruits and vegetables in season grown in the farm. Every product sold or served to the table is at zero kilometre, cultivated respecting the environment and following the rhythms of nature. The products not manufactured directly by the Il vecchio Carro, such as cheese and honey, are produced in the neighbouring farms, to benefit an ancient local economy by exploiting the products of this land. At the farm Il Vecchio Carro you can not only enjoy these delicacies, but also buy them directly in order to bring at home the taste and aroma cultivated with passion in the farm. 

It is possible to buy the Black pigs at affordable prices:

Live weight          Dead weight

From 10 to 20 kg                                                € 4,00 + vat            € 5,20 + vat

From 20 to 50 kg                                               € 3,50 + vat              € 4,50 + vat

From 50 to 120 kg                                              € 3,00 + vat            € 4,00 + vat

The typical Sicilian products of Caronia made from the farm Il Vecchio Carro address to those who love the ancient and genuine flavours and the taste of tradition, that handed down from father to son, has survived to the present days, allowing us to enjoy these delicacies.