Bone mud is a mixture of bone and flesh made from animal bones and crushed into a paste through meat and bone grinder. Bone mud is rich in nutrients. It includes protein, fat, calcium, zinc, iron, and other substances. The prepared bone mud has broad application prospects. At present, it applies widely in meat processing, pastry making, condiments, and many other fields.
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The bones of various animals can be made into bone paste through meat and bone grinder. Bone mud is a reprocessed product through a simple method. This is a product produced because of the low utilization of animal bones by enterprises.
The main components of bone mud are bone protein and bone calcium. These two substances have good health functions. The compound amino acid and bone calcium are high-end food additives. Therefore, the bone paste usually used as a food auxiliary material.
The processing of animal bone mud’s raw material generally made from the ribs and spine of livestock, which are rich in the bone marrow and soft in the bone. The main processing steps are selecting raw materials, primary crushing, fine crushing, coarse grinding, stirring, fine grinding, etc.
The crushing step is mainly to crush large pieces of animal bones into uniform fine particles. It can grind into different fineness for a bone meal by changing screens of different fineness.
The grinding step is to grind the broken bone powder into a slurry material through a professional meat and bone grinder. The meat and bone grinder grind the bone powder into a slurry through the friction force generated by the high-speed rotation between the grinding heads. The bone slurry mill can grind the material multiple times, and the fineness of the grinding can also be adjusted.
In the 1970s, developed countries such as the United States and Japan had already developed and utilized bone mud. Bone mud has a wide range of applications. As a food additive, it can be added to biscuits, noodles, pastries, canned food. Or it can be eaten instead of meat to make meatballs, meatloaf, enema, and other products. In other respects, it can also mix the bone paste with vegetables to make dumpling filling; with sugar-like title candy; or use the bone paste to make soup for consumption.