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Pork Scratchings

The Black Country delicacy that's as hard to crack as the locally produced iron and steel.

News 1977 5 mins

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Ernie Round is the Black Country entrepreneur who took the pork scratching beyond its natural home of the West Midlands, introducing it to the rest of the country. Ernie owns the factory in Bloxwich that makes the super-crunchy bar snack while master butcher Pat Gorman oversees production. ATV Today sent John Swallow to find out how the scratchings are made - vegetarians should look away ...