Due to the increased demand from consumers and sausage producers to provide accurate information on ingredients, a study was done on the nutritional value of natural sausage casings. In table 1 an overview is presented of the results for sheep, hog and beef casings. Multiple samples have been included per species result, with a large variety in geographical origin, quality, diameter and production unit.
The analyses have been done by Eurofins and the results can be regarded as indicative for all natural casings.

Some data were previously available in Ockerman and Hansen (2000)1, based on the 1995 CRAFT project and are in line with the current findings...read more

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