Did you know, that...
... the annual use of natural and artificial casings around the world is estimated at 19.2 billion meters, which is roughly 50-fold the distance between the Earth and its moon.
Source: Bernd-Adolf Lang, Gerhard Effenberger, Wursthüllen Kunstdarm, Deutscher Fachverlag, Frankfurt am Main, p. 291.
|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. .