St. Louis Cut Ribs
from the Austrian straw pig
On stock and ready for shipping
Thanks to the optimal ratio of meat, bone and fat, our St. Louis Cut Ribs are excellent for cooking in the smoker. They also turn out perfectly when grilled slowly at a low temperature. Whether classically seasoned like the Austrian roast pork, marinated with spice mixtures or spread with BBQ sauce, there are no limits to your imagination.
St. Louis cut ribs are becoming increasingly popular. And there is a good reason for this: because these ribs have the perfect meat-to-bone ratio and are therefore much more flavourful.
The St. Louis Cut Ribs are obtained from the centre rib and while the cartilage is cut away. But the real reason is that there is significantly more meat on these ribs, which makes them juicy and incredibly delicious.
What sets our Fitmeat St. Louis Cut Ribs apart from the rest?
First of all, the breed of the pigs themselves. Unlike others, our St. Louis Cut Ribs come from Austrian Gustino straw pigs
In an idyllic family farm, the straw pigs lead a really fine life. With spacious stalls and cosy resting areas lined with straw bedding.
There they grow up sheltered in small groups, have opportunities to play and be active, can cuddle in the straw and simply feel really comfortable. Butchering takes place either on the farm or at the nearby butcher. This way, there is hardly any stress for the animals and the meat quality is accordingly high.
Recommendation for cooking
Quantity per person
We recommend one ladder/length for four people.
Herkunft und Haltung
Pigs are extremely intelligent and clean animals. Therefore, species-appropriate and caring rearing is the be-all and end-all for us.
A requirement that is also noticeable in the taste. If you compare pigs from factory farms, for example, one thing is immediately clear: due to the permanent stress, the meat is much firmer, loses a lot of water during roasting and has hardly any flavour of its own.
For us at Fitmeat, this kind of rearing is out of the question for many reasons. We fight for animal welfare and the appreciation of meat products and strictly distance ourselves from immoral factory farming.
After the careful and stress-free individual slaughter of the pigs, our butchers leave the straw pigs to mature on the bone for a few days. The result is juicy and tender pieces of pork with a wonderful aroma.
Details to the article ”St. Louis Cut Ribs”
|Breed||Noble pig/landrace x Pietrain|
|Feeding||Farm-grown vegetable feeds such as barley, wheat, rape, beans, peas and maize. Non-GMO donauja from regional cultivation serves as a source of protein, as well as minerals and vitamins.|
|Meat maturation||5-10 days|
|Shelf life at 0-4°C||5-8 days|
|Shelf life at -18°C||180 days|
|Hygiene advice||Prepare and consume immediately after opening. Kitchen hygiene is important: Keep the cold chain. Store separately from other products. Work cleanly. Heat through before consumption.|
|Storage advice (Fresh)||Store refrigerated at 0 °C to +4 °C.|
|Storage advice (deep-frozen)||*** compartment (-18 °C): best before: see label - ** compartment: 2 weeks - * compartment or ice cube compartment: 1-3 days - Do not refreeze after defrosting.|
Good to know
- Fresh meat, no frozen goods
- Meat from small farmers in Austria
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Your order will be delivered directly to your home by our partner shipping companies. During your order, you can also specify a desired date for your delivery. Thanks to sustainable packaging and specially developed insulation, your meat stays wonderfully fresh and is perfectly cooled with reusable cold packs.
Of course, you can track your order at any time via our tracking portal and view the delivery status. If you are not at home on the desired date, you can simply enter an alternative delivery address or give a drop-off authorisation.
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- At Fitmeat, you only get premium meat of the best quality from selected small farmers in Austria.
- Our experienced master butchers are pioneers in meat refinement and maturation. At Fitmeat, you get perfectly matured meat that has never been frozen.
- With meat from Fitmeat, you experience sustainable meat enjoyment of a special kind, because quality goes beyond the plate with us.
- With meat from Fitmeat you support Austrian agriculture. Because the value chain remains one hundred percent in Austria.
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