Product #: M2005
Scientific Name: Bos tauras
Country of Origin: United States$12.01 /LB (minimum: 1 EA)
Pork is the culinary name for the meat of a domestic pig (Sus scrofa domesticus). It is the most commonly consumed meat worldwide, with evidence of pig husbandry dating back to 5000 BC. Pork is eaten both freshly cooked and preserved. Curing extends the shelf life of the pork products. Ham, smoked pork, gammon, bacon and sausage are examples of preserved pork. Charcuterie is the branch of cooking devoted to prepared meat products, many from pork. Pork is not only the most popular meat in the Western world and in Central Europe, it is also very popular in the Eastern and non-Muslim parts of India, Southeastern Asia (Indochina, Philippines, Singapore, East Timor) and in Malaysia. It is highly prized in Asian cuisines, especially in China, for its fat content and texture
Our Pork products are raised around the world. Because of their versatility and superior characteristics, including marbling, taste and texture, these cattle can be found across the United States. Major Pork production occurs in , Iowa, Minnesota, North Carolina, Illinois and Indiana.
With Pork, unlike seafood, the major issue for sustainability is not the livestock themselves, but rather the production, growing (feeding) practices, and harvesting methods are all taken into consideration. At this time we are examining the details of our source and will update shortly.
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