Pork FAQs

NAMP 416A St Louis ribs

By Bob Oros

A St Louis rib is a 4.5 lb to a 4.9 spare rib that has been trimmed,sometimes called “trimmed rib”, with the breast bone is removed making it easy to cut between the ribs. A St Louis spare rib is designed to resemble a back rib and give better yield and plate coverage.

The weight range of this "trimmed rib/St Louis rib is:

2 down
2.25 down
2.5 down
2.75 down;

The smaller the size, the higher the price.