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1.8 Bacon Chops

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Bacon & Gammon / Production Specification Guidance

1.8.1 Bacon chops shall be derived from bone-in or boneless primal backs of bacon. 

1.8.2 The product shall comply with the following specification: 

  • Length of chop Maximum 20cm
  • Visual Lean Minimum 80% (excluding bone if present)
  • Eye Muscle depth Minimum 50mm at deepest point
  • Fat depth over eye-muscle Maximum 10mm (or maximum 12mm if rind included)


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