Tesco Finest* Smoked Dry Cure Streaky Bacon

Tesco Finest* Smoked Dry Cure Streaky Bacon
£ 2.50
2 rashers
  • Energy401kJ 97kcal
  • Fat8.2g
  • Saturates2.6g
  • Sugars0.2g
  • Salt0.9g

of the reference intake*
Typical values per 100g: Energy 1336kJ / 323kcal

Product Description

  • Oak and beech smoked, dry cured rindless streaky bacon rashers.
  • Our Tesco Finest* dry cure bacon comes from British pigs, which give tasty, succulent pork. The Tesco Finest pork comes from producers inspected to Red Tractor welfare standards. Our traditional dry cure was developed for us by experts who first began curing back in 1828. Nearly 200 years later, it’s still cured by hand following the same method to bring out the rich flavour before air drying for a meaty texture.
  • *Traditionally dry cured by hand for a meaty texture and rich flavour then smoked with oak and beech chips.
  • Pack size: 240G



Pork, Salt, Sugar, Preservatives (Sodium Nitrite, Sodium Nitrate), Antioxidant (Sodium Ascorbate).

Prepared from 105g of Pork per 100g of Bacon.


Suitable for home freezing. Ideally freeze as soon as possible after purchase but always by 'use by' date shown. Not suitable for cooking from frozen. Follow the preparation guidelines above. Once defrosted use on the same day and do not refreeze. Defrost thoroughly for a minimum of 6-8 hours in the fridge. Keep refrigerated. Once opened, consume within 3 days and by 'use by' date shown.

Cooking Instructions


Instructions: Not suitable for microwave cooking.

Instructions: Place under a pre-heated grill for 4-6 minutes. Turn ocassionally. For extra crispy bacon, grill for an additional 2 minutes.

Shallow Fry
Instructions: For best results, pan fry. Fry in a little oil for 3-5 minutes, turning occasionally. Drain well before serving.

Cooking Precautions

  • Tesco recommends that all meat products are cooked thoroughly.
  • Always wash hands, surfaces and utensils after contact with raw meat.

Produce of

Produced in the U.K., using pork from the U.K.

Number of uses

8 Servings


  • Packaged in a protective atmosphere.

Return to

  • Tesco Stores Ltd.,
  • Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA,
  • U.K

Net Contents

240g e


Typical ValuesPer 100gA serving contains
Energy1336kJ / 323kcal401kJ / 97kcal
* Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ / 2000 kcal)--
As Sold.--
Pack contains 8 servings.--

Safety information

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Packaged in a protective atmosphere.

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21 Reviews

Average of 3.5 stars

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Very tasty bacon

4 stars

Just love this tasty bacon, grills to be crispy with none of that horrid white stuff that sometimes comes out during cooking.

Love it

5 stars

I love it, use it for making Minestrone soup, have done for years, also for pasta dishes,

Falling quality

2 stars

The first couple of orders were good, back in I think September, but very hit and miss since. With varying failings such as all fat, shrinking to minute rashers and taste disappearing, now at 8 bad packets out of 10 I would say.

Very Tasty 😋

5 stars

This bacon is so tasty once tried u will adding It every week to your order so handy to have in the fridge to add to rice / pasta ect For a quick meal ✅

Excellent quality - unless you are unlucky

4 stars

Am a regular buyer, generally enjoying this product as it fries well, releasing enough tasty grease to be able to fry a tasty egg. However, occasionally the quality slips, there being too much fat. Refused a pack some months ago, as could hardly see any flesh!

You get what you pay for!

2 stars

Very thin and dry's up and not very tasty or flavoursome!

Tasty bacon

5 stars

Love this bacon, use as crispy toppings fir soups, pasta, burger as well as the usual way of eating

Slmply the best

5 stars

The best smoked streaky bacon I have ever had. I shop in most supermarkets and none have better than this. I like my bacon crispy and well cooked without the white liquid left in the frying pan. Just enough fat exuded from bacon to cook the mushrooms and egg!

This was just awful. 95% fat. Cut out the meat

1 stars

This was just awful. 95% fat. Cut out the meat that I needed for a quiche and threw the rest in the bin. If this is Tesco's Finest, I dread to think what the rest of their bacon is like.

Finest? Finest what?

1 stars

Zero stars. Should be removed from shelves .. not finest! Not RSPCA / kind pig stuff … "finest" it is not.

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