Heukdwaeji refers to Jeju black pork. Jeju native black pork is a typical Jeju specialty. The pigs are black-haired and resistant to disease and having been reared here for generations, are an essential part of the traditional culture. The meat of Heukdwaeji is a favorite for making Korean barbecue . Heukdwaeji is declared as one of the seven (7) wonders of the jeju kitchen for 2014; one of the 7 delectable foods from Jeju after surveys were conducted with both tourists and Korean citizens.