300g/pack Pork Streaky Bacon, Fresh chilled. Our selection come from the free range Borrowdale farm situated near Goondiwindi on Queenland’s fertile Darling Downs. The farm has an ethical approach by raising pigs in a stress free environment with a focus on animal welfare practices and no additional growth hormones. It starts by offering 10,000 acres of farm land dedicated to offering APIQ Free Range Certified standards. This practice in Australia entails that the pigs are kept permanently outdoors for their entire life with the freedom to truffle, play, and wallow in the mud or pastures. The pigs are even offered insulated huts filled with deep straw bedding for comfort. Pig glamping at Barrowdale.
The benefits from these happy, stress free pigs is the ultimate taste and properties such as no moisture infusion required during broiling or baking.
Like all meat, pork is mostly made up of protein.
The protein content of lean, cooked pork is around 26% by fresh weight.
When dry, the protein content of lean pork can be as high as 89% — making it one of the richest dietary sources of protein.
It contains all nine essential amino acids necessary for your body’s growth and maintenance. In fact, meat is one of the most complete dietary sources of protein.
For this reason, eating pork — or other types of meat — may be particularly beneficial for bodybuilders, recovering athletes, people post-surgery, or others who need to build up or repair muscles.
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