CPJ unveils Ready to Cook pork

////CPJ unveils Ready to Cook pork


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easoned to perfection, Caribbean Producers Jamaica (CPJ) has unveiled a new range of Ready to Cook pork, offering unprecedented convenience to housewives, chefs, and even those who are known to stay far from their kitchens.

The 100 percent Jamaica-grown pork, supplied by local pig farmers, hit the frozen section of supermarkets islandwide a month ago, modernising the preparation of the meat known to have the least calories and the highest protein value of all meats.

“It doesn’t get better than this – just thaw and cook, and the instructions are on the label,” boasted the company’s processing and meat plant consultant, Richard Hall, who took time out on a recent Saturday morning to host the Food team at the CPJ Montego Freeport plant.

Hall prepared all four ‘Ready to Cook’ pork products: mesquite, mojito, the popular jerked pork, and shoulder roast.

The mojito, which has as its main ingredients lemon juice and cilantro, was a hit with the team, owing to the fact it is light and refreshing and pairs well with a glass of Pinot Grigio and a nice summer salad.

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Next in line is the mesquite, with its main ingredient being the barbecue spice and the mesquite wood, which is similar to the Jamaican pimento. The difference: the mesquite is grown in the United States.

Hall explained that the Ready to Cook pork cuts are shoulders and butts only. He noted, “We are on a mission to expose Jamaicans to the value of this meat.”

In the process, they have made an even bigger commitment – ensuring the survival of the industry and getting more Jamaicans to eat pork.

“We have an exceptional relationship with the Jamaica Pig Farmers’ Association,” he added.

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The Gleaner
Janet Silvera, Senior Gleaner Writer

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