The Mangalitsa is a very special Heritage breed. This royal hog was once raised exclusively for the Austrian royal family. Since arriving on American soil this posh pig has been in the lime light. These curly haired Mangalitsa pigs are often mistaken for sheep. The Mangalitsa pork is prized by top chefs the world over for the tender texture & buttery flavor. The Mangaltsa is ruby red in color. The New York Times calls the Mangalitsa the It Pig.