Hickory Nut Gap (hickorynutgap.com), Asheville, N.C., brings its minimally processed, pasture-raised bacon from foodservice to supermarket with a retail ready 12-ounce package featuring prominent new branding. Made from heritage breed hogs humanely raised on high-quality pasture without antibiotics, the hickory smoked uncured bacon contains no added nitrates or nitrites, gluten, lactose or MSG. SRP is $8.99 and packages come 12 to a case.
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