CDO Funtastyk Young Pork Tocino

CDO Funtastyk Young Pork Tocino. Di gawa sa inahing baboy! Not made of mother swine or culled pig. Walang salitre – no saltpeter.

funtastic tocinoTocino was my mom’s usual buy when we were studying in elementary to intermediate school. Most tocino by that time were home made, made by meat dealers or retailers who want to salvage their unsold and near deterioration commodities.

It can also be made of rejects or culled pig. Old pigs, male or female, not capable of giving profitable number of offspring are candidate for culling or removal from herd.

The common homemade tocino. Reddish, more fats and cartilages,  chewable to tough meat, slightly sweet and yummy pork taste.

young pork tocinoFuntastyk Young Pork Tocino. Reddish. Less fat and cartilages – I found none honestly. Juicy soft – young kids and elderly will have an easy time eating. Sweet – I find it too sweet, blame it on my tongue which like less sweet foods. Fair pork taste – based from my own experience, chicken taste better as it gets older. The same goes true for other animals.

The tocino ingredients are sliced pork, sugar, water, pineapple juice, iodized salt, phosphate, sodium benzoate, sodium bicarbonate, sodium erythorbate, sodium nitrite, natural food coloring and FD&C No.40.

funtastic tocino ingredientsA tocino is never a tocino without a member of curing salt family, either potassium nitrate, sodium nitrate and sodium nitrite. Any of the substance gives the characteristic red color and unique tocino taste.

The product may not contain any salitre if the term only refers to potassium nitrate. However, all three substances may form carcinogen nitrosamines. See Differences among salitre, saltpeter…

Marvin is the lead chocolate maker of Ben and Lyn Chocolate Inc. Has strong background in food research and development. Occasionally conducts training and lectures. Lecturer of Cocoa Foundation of the Philippines. Do coaching and consultancy services on his free time.

One Reply to “CDO Funtastyk Young Pork Tocino”

  1. sana po wag nyo na lang isama yong taba, kasi hindi naman po sya nakakain, bumili po ako nyan kasi favorite yan ng mga kids kaso mo nong lulutuin ko na, ang laki nong taba konti na lang tuloy ng natira.

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