Pickled Pork Hocks are a fully cooked, ready to eat, pickled delicacy. Bay View Packing Company sorts and selects only those hocks which meet their high standards, which are then hand trimmed, final inspected, and packed. A no-carbohydrate, high-protein treat! Two PET plastic jars, 34 oz each. No refrigeration needed before or after opening. Best when eaten within 3-4 months.
Pork Hock pieces (not whole pork hocks) are cut from a full pork shoulder and center cut to give the meatiest and leanest hocks. They are all sliced, trimmed, and packed by hand. Refrigeration of this product is not required, even after opening. Refrigeration will make your hocks firmer and tougher than if left out at room temperature. They will soften over time from the vinegar in the brine. To maintain the quality of the pork hocks, keep them below the brine level for storage purposes. The red color of the pork hocks comes from two sources. First, they are a cured product that turns it from the natural color of pork, which is a light brown, to red. Second, Red #40 is added to the brine to lock in the cured color.
Ingredients: cooked and cured boneless pork hocks; packed in water, vinegar, salt, FD&C red no. 40, flavoring
Bay View Packing is a family-owned business specializing in pickled meats and delicacies. They are based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Their old-world pickling techniques and traditions have been passed down for over five generations. To learn more about Bay View Packing and to see their entire product assortment, please click here.
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Enjoyed very much. The old days the had all the fat, that I do like, but these are meatier and flavorful.