Did you know, that...
... the world's longest sausage was 530 meters long and was made by couple of local butchers in Vinkovci, Chroatia in February 2009? To its preparation was needed: about 400 kg of pork, 10 kg of salt, 2.5 kg of pepper, 3.5 kg of garlic and 530 meters of hog casings. Over one thousand people tasted this sausage.
|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. .