Berkshire meat is elegant, luscious, rich and buttery. The marbled steak like texture of produces a full, smooth flavor that melts on the tongue. The firm and substantial texture of Berkshire meat was so highly prized the British Monarchy reserved it only for the highest ranks. Also known as Korabuto in Japanese culture one could almost call it the "Kobe beef "of the pork industry. Berkshire are a fast growing hog with incredible conversion ratios, meaning more bang for your buck should you attempt raising your own pork. They can utilize feed more efficiently than other breeds, gain weight very quickly and thereby reduce the cost and time from your farm to your dinner plate!