About pork flank Edit
The flank is the belly of the pig. It’s estimated about 75% of all pork flank (in their fattest part) ends up in bacon while 25% becomes salt lard.
Side pork Edit
A cut of pork taken from the fresh pork side of the flank area. This cut can be sliced and sold fresh, but is more commonly smoked, cured, sliced and then sold as bacon.