That is basically how many people in Nigeria buy their meat. What is wrong with this? You may be expecting me to talk about the improper way animals are being slaughtered at our abattoirs (which is a very big issues) or the unhygienic was they are being processed and displayed for sale. No, this is not what I am going to discuss. Today, I want to try to be a cost-saver by showing you that we often lose money when we buy meat the way we do.
Meat Content of water, protein, fat, ash & calories
|Beef fat (subcutaneous)|
|Pork fat (back fat)|
Source: Food and Agricultural Organization