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UltraSource Academy Meat Processing Seminars
To secure your spot, please complete the registration form in the attached brochure (En espanol: el formulario de registro) and return via email, fax or mail to Penny Brown. If you have any questions, contact Penny at 800.777.5624 or info@ultrasourceusa.com.

Join us to learn the latest step-by-step meat processing techniques for adding value to your current products, adding new products, and maximizing the productivity of your processing facility. Alternating between the classroom and our fully equipped pilot plant, you’ll receive personalized training from our professional instructors and hands-on experience while producing sausages, hams, and whole muscle meats, including but not limited to:

• Smoked and Fresh Sausages
• Pastrami
• Beef Jerky
• Bone- In and Boneless Hams
• Snack Sticks
• Bacon
• Roast Beef

Test Kitchen Activities
•  Learn proper techniques to extract higher percentages of available protein for better bite and yield

•  Learn to control temperature during emulsifying
•  Learn non-meat ingredient functionality and regulations
•  Learn to calculate pump percentages

Using a Vacuum Stuffer

•  Learn to link natural, collagen, and cellulose casings
•  Learn proper techniques for increasing linking and portioning accuracy             
•  Learn the benefits of vacuum stuffing and linking versus other industry methods

Using a Brine Injector

•  Learn to prepare and properly utilize brine and functional ingredients
•  Learn about green weight, injection percentages, and yield effects
•  Learn about curing times, holding times, and brine temperatures

Using a Smokehouse

•  Learn to calculate a cook cycle through understanding the principles of the product being thermally processed
•  Learn to use relative humidity for maximum efficiency and profit
•  Learn how to properly cook and smoke natural, collagen, cellulose, fibrous, and saran-coated casings
•  Learn proper cooking techniques for whole muscle meats (e.g., hams, bacon, roast beef, and brisket)
•  Learn differences between natural and liquid smoke, as well as the proper application method for both
•  Learn proper drying techniques and times

Using a Vacuum Tumbler
•  Learn to extract proteins and use them as binders for restructured and section-and-formed products

•  Learn to greatly reduce cure migration time
•  Learn how to vacuum marinate several products at one time with different flavor profiles
•  Learn what products can be produced in a vacuum tumbler without the need of other support equipment

2017 Seminar Schedule (Tuesday through Thursday)

•  21-23 February (English) 
•  25-27 April (English) 
•  13-15 June (Spanish) 
•  15-17 August (English) 
•  17-19 October (English)

Complete the registration form in the attached brochure (En espanol: el formulario de registro ) and return via email, fax or mail to Penny Brown.   

If you have any questions, contact Penny at 800.777.5624 or info@ultrasourceusa.com.