Wild boar bellies are a fatty cut from the belly of the boar. Bellies (both pork bellies and wild boar bellies) are returning to popularity because of their tremendous succulence when braised, slow roasted or cured and smoked into bacon.
Because of their genetics & wild-ranging lifestyle, wild boar is naturally leaner than pork. This extends to their belly meat as well, which will have less fat than conventional pork bellies.
Food & Wine Magazine has called our wild boar “the ultimate sustainable meat” – read the full article. Unlike much of the Wild Boar on the market, ours isn’t farm-raised—it’s truly wild, trapped in the Texas Hill Country.
The wildness of true Wild Boar meat gives it a distinct game flavor that farm-raised Wild Boar simply cannot match. Although similar to domestic pork and farm-raised Wild Boar, wild Wild Boar has a deeper color, leaner texture, tighter grain, and bolder taste.