Did you know, that...
... the largest producer of spices in the world is India? This country produces 86% of the world production (1.6 million tonnes). In second place is China with the participation of 5%. It is followed by Bangladesh, Pakistan and Nepal.
|Pickling salt and saltpeter|
Pickling salt is a type of salt which is designed specifically for pickling and canning. It is used mainly for meat and meat products – It is a real quintessence of a natural method of preservation of food.
Saltpeter, i.e. potassium nitrate (Latin: sal petrae – rock salt) is a preservative used as an additive to table salt for meat pickling and canning. .