There are naturally occurring levels of oestrogen, progesterone, and testosterone in chickens and all other animals. However CB Chicken does not add any additional hormones.
Answer: False. Chicken skin is good fat as it contains healthier unsaturated fat which improved cholesterol levels and lowers the risk of heart disease.
How to achieve that balance varies greatly depending on who you ask. You do not need to bother with this step the coating itself is really where the enviable crunch is going to be achieved.
Anyone without a meat thermometer might be tempted to believe this cooking myth. For safety, all poultry must be cooked to the internal temperature of 165 degrees F. Checking to see if the meat is still pink or until juices run clear is not a certainty. The only reliable way to know is with a meat thermometer.
Achieving crispy wings, regardless of how they are battered, fried, baked, or roasted, is a priority for many wing lovers. Tossing dry pieces of chicken in olive oil first then tossing it in a a bit of corn starch on the outside will ensure a flaky exterior. You don’t even need to use flour to get the full battered treatment.
None of the chickens raised in Jamaica or internationally are given hormones. In fact, feeding chickens additional hormones, other than the hormones the animal produces on its own, has been illegal in the since the 1950s.
CB Chickens are better tasting, bigger and grow faster because of good breeding, proper nutrition, extra care by veterinarians and better living conditions. These all contribute to the healthier growth of birds.
Answer: Yes, and no. Quality has to do with the genetics of the pig, what it was fed, the environment in which it was raised, and the treatment by the farmer.
Pork is no different from any other meat. If mishandled at any point in the process, quality may be compromised and make you sick. Ensure to ask all the right questions like those below to make sure your pork is safe.
Answer: Again, yes, and no.
Like any other animal, a hungry pig will eat whatever it finds to survive. That is why farmers must ensure to feed their pigs the veterinarian recommended feeds for the different stages of a pig’s life cycle.
Answer: Actually, Copperwood Pork is very lean and so it may be easy to overcook. Ensure that your pork is cooked to 145 degrees. We recommend using a meat thermometer for the best way to prevent over or undercooking.
Answer: Nope. The pork butt is the cut of pork that comes from the upper part of the shoulder from the front leg and may or may not contain the blade bone. It is a well-marbled cut, that is versatile and can be pot-roasted whole, cut up for stews or cooked over moist smoke in a smoker to transform it into classic pulled pork barbecue. Here in Jamaica, it’s the preferred cut for a juicy jerk pork!