Many butcher shops and supermarkets within New Zealand sell New Zealand born and raised pork, and use it in their bacon, ham and sausages.
In addition, you can often find less common cuts at your local butcher, or if you can’t find quite what you’re after the butcher will happily source it for you, and as an added bonus, will provide cooking tips and tricks.
Regardless of whether you are purchasing your pork from your local butcher or supermarket, the best way to ensure the pork you are buying is born and raised in New Zealand is to look for these on-pack labels or check the pricing label – it should say ‘NZ Pork’.
Look for these on-pack labels or check the pricing label – it should say ‘NZ Pork’.
If you are purchasing bacon, ham or small goods check the ingredients list. If it is made from local and imported product, it is likely not made using New Zealand pork.
If you have any questions around identifying New Zealand pork, `feel free to touch base with us by emailing email@example.com