High pressure processing improves the tenderness and quality of hot-boned beef.

@article{Morton2017HighPP,
  title={High pressure processing improves the tenderness and quality of hot-boned beef.},
  author={James D Morton and R Grant Pearson and Hannah Y-Y Lee and Stephanie Smithson and Susan L. Mason and Roy Bickerstaffe},
  journal={Meat science},
  year={2017},
  volume={133},
  pages={
          69-74
        }
}
Strip loins from different grades of cattle were subjected to two levels of high pressure processing (HPP) within 1h of slaughter at a commercial meat processing plant and chilled for 1day before freezing. The physical and eating quality characteristics of longissimus thoracis (strip loin) steaks from HPP were compared to meat that was chill aged for 1 or 28days. HPP produced meat after 1day with 60% lower shear force and higher sensory eating quality scores than 1day chill aged meat. Extended… CONTINUE READING