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It’s only been open for just over a month, and the Meyerton factory store of Lynca Meats – One of South Africa’s leading and largest suppliers of high-quality locally manufactured pork products – is having an impact in the local community in a way that goes far beyond offering just great prices.
From the crispy bacon and eggs for breakfast, to the lunch meats we couldn’t survive school and work without, to the perfectly braaied chops, ribs and sausages that make a Sunday braai special, South Africa is a nation of meat eaters with a growing appetite for pork.
Pigs are some of the earliest forms of livestock, first domesticated around 8,500 BC. Since then, pork as a protein source has become a favourite meat around the globe. However, many myths surround pork and its consumption, fueled in part by diverse religious and cultural beliefs, but also by misunderstanding and misinformation. Here are the facts behind 5 of the most common myths.
Pork producers in South Africa are forging ahead with innovation and optimism in uncertain times. The industry has changed drastically over the last few decades – with dietary concerns, disease outbreaks, climate change and other factors all playing a role. Brent Fairlie, CEO at one of South Africa’s largest pork producers, Lynca Meats, lets us in on why, in a country where chicken has always been a firm favourite, pork is poised to make a strong comeback.
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Our Steamed Pork Bun recipe is inspired by the Chinese dish, Char Siu Bao. Try serving them the traditional way…