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Berkshire Black Pork

FEATURED MEAT: Berkshire Black Pork

Berkshire pork is a heritage breed of pig, which was discovered more than 300 years ago in Berkshire County in the United Kingdom. It’s also known by the Japanese as “Kurobota,” which means “black hog.”

This pork is renowned for its richness, texture, marbling, juiciness, tenderness and overall depth of flavor. It is thought by many to be the Kobe beef of pork.

This special breed — with cuts for everyday and special celebrations — is humanely raised, never given antibiotics or added hormones and given all vegetarian feed.

New for Summer 2016, find Berkshire Black Pork Burgers made fresh in-store daily in Sweet Sausage with Peppers & Onions; Hot Sausage with Peppers & Onions; Chipotle and Cheese; and Sweet Sausage with Broccoli Rabe flavors.  Complement your burgers with Berkshire Black sausages and meat franks.

For fancier occasions, find the following Berkshire Pork options in the meat department:

Berkshire Black Boneless Porterhouse Pork Roast: A combination of boneless pork top loin and pork tenderloin.  A mouthwatering meal for two in our recipe for Pork Chops with Shallot-Mustard Chutney & Spiced Beet Salad

Rib Eye Pork Chops: Chops cut from the center rib of the loin.

French Rack of Pork: A center cut rib cut of pork, with the bone elegantly Frenched and back-bone removed.

Tomahawk Pork Rib Roast: A special centerpiece meat for a big celebration.

Berkshire Black Franks: Slowly smoked, fully cooked, heritage pork franks.

Other Berkshire Offerings

  • Fresh Italian Pork Sausage
  • Sliced Uncured Bacon
  • Sopressate
  • Chorizo
  • Spiral Cut Hams