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Buying pork meat can be a difficult task if you’re not familiar with the cuts of meat. Further, different countries have different names for the same kind of pork cut. This article will help you understand how to choose and buy your meat, so you can do better research before visiting the supermarket.

Buying Pork Meat for the First Time?

Indeed, buying pork meat is not everyone’s cup of tea. This is true especially if you are new to it. Luckily, there is one thing that will help you to make sure you’re making the right selection.

Color is Everything

You need to know the color of your pork. The color of a fresh and healthy pork should be pinkish red and not dark red or black at all.

This means that the pig was already dead when they were slaughtered which can lead to health problems if consumed.

Dark colors usually mean that the pig was dead for hours on end prior to being slaughtered leading to bacteria growth. Thus, not a smart move to buy meats that have such color.