-------------------------------- A 50 per cent increase in production immediate 1 y resulted when a new pork chopping bench was installed at St. Edmunds bacon factory in Elmswell, Suffolk. The bench consists of a 30-ft long moving belt with six cutting positions on either side. An electric hand saw is used by two butchers at the start of processing to joint carcases.

The belt also supplies the operator of the de-rinder adjacent to the bench._____ .