Pork FAQs

NAMP 424 Riblet

By Bob Oros

Riblets are the small bones cut off the end of the spare rib when making a trimmed spare rib.  A riblet can also come from the pork loin when the loin is trimmed and some of the bones are removed.  Riblet is not nessarily a specific cut of pork, but rather a small by product from another cut. 


What are button bones?   

When the spare rib is trimmed the
small feather like bones on the
bottom portion referred to as
“button bones.”