Japanese pork from the Saga Prefecture, thus the name Saga-Buta; Buta being the Japanese word for pork. They are raised along the Midori Mountains which overlook the Arkiake Sea.
A white skinned pig that is composed of various breeds like Duroc, Middlewhite and Landrace, they were bred to produce superior pork.
Buta Kata-rosu (豚肩ロース) means Pork Collar, is a tender cut of well marbled pork with amazing flavor.
It is a muscle that runs from the jowl of the pig, through the shoulder, extends close to the loin.
Thin sliced Pork Collar is flavorful and juicy, best choice for hotpot and grilling.
Modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) is a way of extending the shelf life of fresh food products.
The technology subsitutes the atmospheric air inside a package with a protective gas mix.
The gas in the package helps ensure that the product will stay fresh for as long as possible.