Our Meat Cutting and Processing for Food Service

Our Meat Cutting and Processing for Food Service (From Farm to Store)


Ever wondered how pork how your favourite ham is prepared from farm to store?


As mentioned in a previous article, pork is fabricated into two different pork meat cuts. Meat cutting, or fabrication, is the process of cutting, boning, and portioning large cuts of meat to primal and sub primal specifications.


Pork is delivered from the farms from where we source our products; these may be whole, in sides, or broken down into pieces (professionally known as ‘primals’.) The primals which include the pork shoulder, pork leg, pork loin, and pork belly are broken down into sub-primals. See the example below of the primal and sub-primal pork cuts that you can purchase in the supermarket.







Pork leg

Pork leg butt portion


Pork leg shank portion


Pork hock


Pork foot

Pork loin

Pork loin rib end


Pork loin centre


Pork sirloin

Pork belly


Pork shoulder

Pork shoulder blade


Pork shoulder picnic


Pork jowl


Pork foot


Pork hock



The following wholesale meat is available from us as


  1. Pork Leg


The leg is tender and predominantly free of connective tissues, making it perfect for dry heat cookery. Most commonly, the pork leg is cured, smoked and processed to produce ham.


  1. Pork Loin


The pork loin is commonly split into three sections: the rib, sirloin, and loin centre. Purchase our tasty pre-marinated ribs here!


  1. Pork Shoulder


The pork shoulder is very popular for use in sausage making due to the higher fat content. We offer a variety including regular, footlong and breakfast sausages.


  1. Pork Belly


This is the section cured and smoked to make pork side bacon. Please see our assortment of bacon here.


At Van Wyngaardt, we specialise in supplying high-quality pork meat products at wholesale prices to help you save money during these financially challenging times.


All of our products are:



  • SABS approved. The SABS Certification Mark is a third-party guarantee of a product’s quality, safety, and reliability, assuring consumers that the product conforms to specifications based on ISO / IEC 17065.
  • Export (ZA44), FSA accredited, and HACCP approved.
  • Locally sourced.
  • Packaged professionally to ensure shelf-life and freshness.


In addition, we adhere to all the quality assurance processes required by the South African National Accreditation System (SANAS).


At Van Wyngaardt, we pride ourselves on always providing exceeding good meats! 



How to order our wholesale pork products


Our online product enquiry platform has been specifically designed to provide you with a professional, efficient ordering experience. Please fill in the web form with your details, relevant industry (wholesale, retail or private) and the specifications of your order.


Once this is sent to us, our expert sales representatives will process your order and make sure it is delivered to its destination (local and international) within the timeframe specified on the delivery policy.

Van Wyngaardt’s delivery policy

Our delivery policy requires a minimum order amount depending on the region. You may order from Monday to Thursday. Should you place an order before 12:00, we assure you of next-day delivery. If you order after 12:00, the order will be delivered to you the following working day. This is only valid for Gauteng stores. Outer Gauteng stores delivery period may vary. At Van Wyngaardt, we pride ourselves on always providing exceedingly good meats.

Should you have any queries or require more information, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us, and one of our sales representatives will gladly assist you. 

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