The two workers sliced 60 kilograms of best steak and six kilograms of pork fat putting it into plastic food wrap on their nightshift.
Out of the gates - and party! The man and his girlfriend planned to use the meat as their New Year feast. Pictured: KIselyovsk Sausage Factory
The sausage maker and his janitor girlfriend aimed to strap the meat to their bodies, under their clothes, and smuggle it past security staff.
It was intended as a feast at their New Year Party, the admitted to police.
The couple were caught when the owner of the meat plant turned up unexpectedly to collect some paperwork.
The man and woman - not named by police - were the only workers on duty for the night shift.
Both face being fired from the factory in Kiselyovsk, Kemerovo Region. The could be jailed for up to two years, said RIA Novosti.
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