Bacon

For The Love of Bacon

Are you a bacon lover? Do you know that a rasher can make a huge difference in your breakfast? Yes, as thin as it is, it can still help jumpstart your day. Pork is however renowned for its high-fat content which makes great different types of bacon from its cuts. 

More often than not we have our breakfast served with either Sausages or Smokies, but to spice it up you can add some bacon to it. Time in memorial, Farmer’s Choice has been known to produce the best bacon alongside other best-selling products. There is a variety of bacon from which you can choose.

Different Types of Bacon

PORK BACON

Farmer’s Choice has various types of bacon to cater to your breakfast needs;

Back bacon

This originates from the pork loin in the middle of the pig’s back, hence very lean and meaty with less fat.

(Unsmoked) Green Back Bacon

This is unsmoked bacon from the loin in the middle of the back of the pig, hence the name greenback bacon. It is the leanest and ideal for a perfect sandwich.

(Unsmoked) Green streaky bacon

This is unsmoked bacon that is ideal for boiling. It originates from the pig belly making it the fattiest and tastiest.

Streaky bacon

This can be slightly fatty with fat layers running parallel to the rind and the meat, hence the name streaky bacon. It originates from the pork belly and is so tasty.

Collar bacon

Collar bacon comes from the shoulder cut of pork, which gives it a darker color and stronger flavor. Thanks to its full flavor and firm texture, it makes excellent bacon for sandwiches and pasta dishes alike.

Rindless boiling bacon

This is obtained from the pork neck fillet and is marbled meaning, it has well-spread fat

BEEF BACON

If you don’t eat pork and just fancy beef, well this might just work well for you. Beef bacon is made out of prime beef cuts, smoked, and then sliced thinly. It has a rich flavor which can make great sandwiches.

How Bacon Is Preserved

Curing is a process used to preserve food. Bacon is usually preserved by curing which adds flavor to it. You can cure bacon yourself by packing them with salt, refrigeration, or smoking. A combination of salt, sugar, and other flavors tastes better, though.

In retrospect, aside from bacon being a very nutritious meal rich in protein, it is typically high in sodium, total fat, and saturated fat. Bacon is a type of salt-cured pork made from various cuts, typically from the pork belly or from the less fatty back cuts. It is eaten on its own, as a side dish (particularly in breakfasts), or used as a minor ingredient to flavor dishes (e.g., the club sandwich).

If you would like to try this traditional bacon cut, you can find it in any of the leading retail outlets, shops, or any depots near you.

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