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Ginger Pig - Pickering

11 Market Place, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7AA
An excellent butcher.

As the name implies, the main event is their excellent pork produced from free-range pigs on a cereal based diet containing no drugs, artificial growth promoters, animal by-products or GM ingredients. The company name comes from the colouring of the pigs, many of which are the excellent 'Tamworth' breed - although they also rear Berkshires, English Lops, Gloucester Old Spots and Welsh pigs. Chicken, beef-cattle (Longhorn's) & lamb (Blue Face Leicesters, Swaledale and Texels) are also produced in the same fashion - the last two being reared on grass & winter hay with no food concentrates.

They also produce dry-cured bacon, ham, sausages and excellent pork pies. Prices are very reasonable for meat of this quality. They now have two excellent outlets in London (q.v.) - with another due to open soon in Hackney. You can also collect some items, by arrangement, from their farm in nearby Levisham; but you'll have more choice in the shop.

Key Features

  • Open: Mon-Sat 9.00-17.30; Sun 10.30-16.00
  • Closed: some Bank Holidays


Bacon – top class Beef - grass fed Beef - rare breed Beef - mince from grass reared animals Black Pudding Ham & Gammon Ham - air dried Lamb (seasonal) Lamb - rare breeds (seasonal) Lamb - saddle of Meat - rare breed Mutton (sometimes just Sept - May) Pork pies Pork - free range Pork - rare breeds (such as Eldon Blue & Gloucester Old Spot) Sausages - Pork

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Contact Details

Tel: 01751-477211
Address: 11 Market Place, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7AA