Patent Number: 6,309,685

Title: Procedure and instrument for the quick pickling of mainly meat

Abstract: A method for quick pickling of products primarily meat products is provided wherein the meat or other material to be pickled is placed into a pickling solution bath, then the solution is vibrated by ultrasound controlled by periodically repeating pulses having a space facto of 50-99% to assist in the penetration of the solution. The process includes using the ultrasound having a 30-34 kc/s frequency controlled by periodically preparing pulses of repetition frequency smaller than 10 c/s and of a space factor of 50-99%, the treatment takes 4-80 minutes depending on the mass of the pieces to be pickled. The apparatus for providing the pickling treatment includes a pickling tank, which is in cooperative relationship with one or more ultrasound sources coupled to an ultrasonic generator.

Inventors: Kozari; Jozsef (H-8900 Zalaegerszeg, HU), Gyongyosi; Jozsef (H-6725 Szeged, HU), Gyongyosi; Zoltan (H-1113 Budapest, HU), Naszodi; Gyorgy (H-1214 Budapest, HU)


International Classification: A23B 4/26 (20060101); A23L 3/26 (20060101); A23B 4/02 (20060101); A23B 4/023 (20060101); A23L 3/30 (20060101); A23B 4/00 (20060101); A23B 4/015 (20060101); A23B 004/015 (); A23L 003/30 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018