The 2nd International Pršut Festival is being held on Friday and Saturday (4th & 5th of September) in the inland Dalmatian town of Drniš, a place famous for its pršut…
More than 45 pršut (dry-cured ham) producers will exhibit over the 2-day festival. Besides a feast of pršut on display, visitors to the festival will be able to enjoy an array of fine cheeses, honey, wine and other delicacies.
A culture and sports programme, as well as concerts from well-known musicians, are also part of the manifesto. If you did not know, the traditional pršut production process lasts 18 months, and includes salting, pressing, drying, and smoking. All this requires love with a lot of effort and work to eventually create a quality with gets the seal of approval.
Drniš pršut is one of the four products which the Ministry of Agriculture registered for origin protection with the European Commission in February this year. Drniš is located in inland Dalmatia halfway between Šibenik and Knin.