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Wild boar were extinct in the wild in the UK for a few hundred years and have only recently reappeared in the wild. For this reason, the 'wild' boar sold in Britain is in fact usually farmed. The meat has little fat and resembles a darker, denser version of pork.

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Boar can be substituted for pork or venison in most recipes and should always be served well-cooked. Popular cuts are the saddle and loin chops. The meat is also made into sausages and burgers.

Article by Louisa Carter

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