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Pork Belly price/lb???

EGG_DaddyEGG_Daddy Posts: 158
How much are you guys paying per pound of pork belly?  I have only bought it once and I think it was $6.95 per pound.  Seems like I got ripped.

Seattle. LBGE. Vikings. Beer. YETI 75. YETI Colster.


  • tomivtomiv Posts: 7
    You really did get ripped

  • Hi54puttyHi54putty Posts: 1,872
    I pay $2.50 at my butcher. They are frozen though.
    Winston-Salem, NC 
  • hondabbqhondabbq Posts: 1,945

    I got $2.00 in Canuckistan.

  • yzziyzzi Posts: 1,793
    somewhere in the $3 range for trimmed center cut. I forget exactly.
    Dunedin, FL
  • TonyATonyA Posts: 582
    3.99 skin on  compared to 2.49-2.99 boston butt, 4.99-5.99 brisket, 1.99-3.99 ribs
  • CookinbobCookinbob Posts: 1,690
    I pay $2.99/ lb.  No skin on
    XLBGE, Small BGE, Homebrew and Guitars
    Rochester, NY
  • EGG_DaddyEGG_Daddy Posts: 158
    The butcher I bought them from is located in a uppity neighborhood.  That explains it all.  The search will go on...


    Seattle. LBGE. Vikings. Beer. YETI 75. YETI Colster.

  • chashanschashans Posts: 418
    $3.99 fresh, no skin.
    LARGE, MINI BGE    SAN DIEGO, CA            An alcoholic with a barbecuing problem.

  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 3,394
    $4.99 Seattle @ the Asian grocer, expensive to me.
    Seattle, WA
  • ccpoulin1ccpoulin1 Posts: 390
    $2.49 at the local Spanish market here in lovely S. Florida

    "You are who you are when nobody is looking"

  • gdenbygdenby Posts: 5,871
    Currently 2.59, skin on at an Asian grocery. Irregular sizes. Were about .50 cheaper last year.
  • Just like anything else, you by what they have done to it. Boneless, skinless, trimmed, etc. 

  • NDGNDG Posts: 1,552
    I paid a similar price my first belly purchase.  It was pretty.  

    Since then I found an Asian grocery that sells for $2.75/lb with skin on.  I got 10 pounds (came in a few different chunks) from the Asian store, and I swear it must have had a dozen big nipples!   End result was good. 
    Columbus, Ohio
  • $5+ here in so cal....
    Simi Valley, California
    LBGE, PBC, Annova, SMOBot
  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 3,394
    I'm thinking supply and demand? The major cities this thing is on then menu at restaurant s all over, so demand is high for it?
    Seattle, WA
  • blukatblukat Posts: 353
    Nashville, TN area butcher shop $4 pound. Anyone around the area find them cheaper? Time to cure more belly into bacon!
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