Meat tenderizers enhance the effects of marinades and reduce cooking time up to 40%. Simple to do, this age old technique makes faster, more flavorful, more tender meat! Made by Jaccard, makers of professional cooking tools since 1962, Jaccard tenderizers do an excellent job on beef, chicken, pork, veal, turkey and game, penetrating flavor deeper into the meat easily. The knife cartridges are removable for easy cleaning. This item has 15 tenderizing knives. Made in the U.S.A.