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NPR: Avocado-Fed Pork? Why Animal Feed Is Going Gourmet

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NPR: Avocado-Fed Pork? Why Animal Feed Is Going Gourmet

Melanie Wong | Jun 30, 2013 05:55 PM

"She and other farmers even take custom feed requests. Case in point: One restaurant shaped a special meal around a single hog that the Escobedos fed avocados (along with the peanut-based feed) for the last 6 weeks of its life.

'The meat was soft and delicious,' Escobedo recalls. 'It was the most delightful dinner I've ever eaten.' "

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013...

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