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British Unsmoked Gammon Joint Serves 4 essential Waitrose Typically: 1.12kg

3.2 out of 5 (29)

15 out of 29 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

life over 1 week *


Price per kg: £7.99

Min. weight: 0.74kg

Max. weight: 1.39kg


Product Description

Pork produced from a long-established group of carefully selected British farmers and suppliers who share our values and commitment to:

- Delivering the highest animal welfare standards ensuring all our pigs are bred outdoors and then housed in straw-filled airy barns. Expertly prepared using prime cuts of pork and skilfully cured for flavour

- Working together to protect our environment and promote sustainable farming.

Product Information



Essential Waitrose


Keep refrigerated below 5°C. Once opened, consume within 2 days. Do not exceed use by date. For use by date see front of pack. Freeze as soon after purchase as possible and within the use by date. Use within one month. Defrost fully before use: do not refreeze once defrosted.

Prepare & Use

For full cooking instructions see inside label

Country of Origin


Country of Packing



Waitrose Limited
RG12 8YA

Package Type

Vacuum sealed



Pork (87%), water, salt, preservatives sodium nitrate and sodium nitrite, antioxidant sodium ascorbate

Nutritional Data

Typical Valuesper 100g
Energy kJ922
Energy kcal221
Fat (g)14.8
of which saturates (g)5.3
Carbohydrates (g)0.1
of which sugars (g)0.1
Fibre (g)0.1
Protein (g)21.9
Salt (g)2.75


Customer Reviews

3.2 out of 5

29 customers reviewed this product Average rating 3.2

15 out of 29 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

Rating: 3 star out of 5

3 of 3 found this review helpful.

Too small

The most common complaint in these reviews across all meat products is that people are sent joints smaller than they need, and that the range is too broad. Guess what? That's what's happened to me. I was expecting a joint of 1kg or a bit above, as the typical weight is 1.1kg, but I've got one less than 900g. I now see that the weight range is 0.74-1.39kg, which is ridiculous! The range is double the smallest weight. How can we possibly order with confidence with such a wide range? No range should be bigger than 250g. I order this product every year at Christmas, but I get the biggest one possible, about 4kg, and I have no complaints about the quality of the meat - great flavour, amazing value. But my teenage sons will not be impressed with their meagre portions this week - either that, or I will have to go without. This needs to be addressed, Ocado!

Rating: 5 star out of 5

Great for slow cookers

I am a huge fan of my slow cooker and this works wonderfully in there for lunches and also dinners, we get at least a weeks worth out of this when shredded and trust me they are stuffed sarnie's, we don't scrimp on portions in our house! Better when on offer, but pork does appear to have gone up in price in recent years so still worth while then you think a pack of decent quality ham costs you £4 for 4 slices!

Rating: 4 star out of 5

Kids loved it

The children loved this and it disappeared very quickly. I soaked it for a couple of hours before boiling it in fresh water with onions carrots and sage. Served carved with potatoes and peas.There was enough left to put in a chicken and ham pie for dinner the next day, Shame it's out of stock now

Rating: 5 star out of 5

well done ocado excellant

first class gammon joint and on offer half price you can not get better

Rating: 2 star out of 5

Disappointing size

We love these gammon joints..great for sandwiches and nice for a midweek meal. On offer too so a nice bargain, or so I thought. Very much underweight so not the bargain I expected. The smoked gammon joint I ordered was underweight too by 600gr. Is this normal practice? I expected better from this company.


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Life guarantee
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