Did you know, that...
... the global production of meat will propbably reach 456 million tons in year 2050? This is almost twice as much as in 2003 (253,5 million tons).
|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. .