Sausage casing

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Sausage casing, also known as sausage skin or simply casing, is the material that encloses the filling of a sausage.wikipedia
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Sausage

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Sausage casing, also known as sausage skin or simply casing, is the material that encloses the filling of a sausage.
Typically, a sausage is formed in a casing traditionally made from intestine, but sometimes from synthetic materials.

Collagen

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Natural casings are made from animal intestines; artificial casings, introduced in the early 20th century, are made of collagen, cellulose, and extruded casings.
It is widely used in the form of collagen casings for sausages, which are also used in the manufacture of musical strings.

Gastrointestinal tract

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Natural sausage casings are made from the sub-mucosa, a layer of the intestine that consists mainly of naturally occurring collagen.
"Natural" sausage hulls, or casings, are made of animal gut, especially hog, beef, and lamb.

Cellulose

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Natural casings are made from animal intestines; artificial casings, introduced in the early 20th century, are made of collagen, cellulose, and extruded casings.

Submucosa

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Natural sausage casings are made from the sub-mucosa, a layer of the intestine that consists mainly of naturally occurring collagen.

Organic food

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Organic food regulations only allow natural casings.

Food extrusion

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It is formed by extrusion through a die to the desired diameter, dried and shirred into short sticks up to 41 cm long that contain as much as 50 m of casing.

Salami

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Most collagen casings are edible, but a special form of thicker collagen casings is used for salamis and large caliber sausages where the casing is usually peeled off the sausage by the consumer.

Viscose

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Cellulose, usually from cotton linters or wood pulp, is processed to make viscose, which is then extruded into clear, tough casings for making wieners and franks.

Hot dog

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Cellulose, usually from cotton linters or wood pulp, is processed to make viscose, which is then extruded into clear, tough casings for making wieners and franks.

Abacá

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Cellulosic viscose solutions are combined with wood or for example abaca pulp to make large diameter fibrous casings for bologna, cotto salami, smoked ham and other products sliced for sandwiches.

Lamination

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The inner surface can be laminated or co-extruded with a polymer with an affinity for meat protein causing the meat to stick to the film, resulting in some loss when the casing is peeled, but higher overall yield due to better moisture control.

Polyamide

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Plastic casings are generally made from polymers such as polyamide, polypropylene, or polyethylene.

Polypropylene

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Plastic casings are generally made from polymers such as polyamide, polypropylene, or polyethylene.

Polyethylene

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Plastic casings are generally made from polymers such as polyamide, polypropylene, or polyethylene.

Halal

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Some special alginate coextrusion equipment is required to make casings that can be used in halal or kosher food making.

Kashrut

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Some special alginate coextrusion equipment is required to make casings that can be used in halal or kosher food making.

List of sausages

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This is a list of notable sausages. Sausage is a food usually made from ground meat with a skin around it. Typically, a sausage is formed in a casing traditionally made from intestine, but sometimes synthetic.

German cuisine

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Most Wurst is made with natural casings of pork, sheep or lamb intestines.

Viscofan

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Viscofan is a Spanish manufacturer of casings for meat products (also known as artificial casings given their capacity to replace animal casings that are used in the production of cold meats), with commercial presence in over 100 countries around the world.

Chitterlings

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A 1743 English cookery book The Lady's Companion: or, An Infallible Guide to the Fair Sex contained a recipe for "Calf's Chitterlings" which was essentially a bacon and offal sausage in a calf's intestine casing.

Cotechino

It is prepared by filling the natural casing with rind, pork meat (usually of secondary choice), and fat mixed with salt and spices ; in industrial production, nitrites and nitrates are added as preservatives.

Sausage making

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The procedure of stuffing meat into casings remains basically the same today, but sausage recipes have been greatly refined and sausage making has become a highly respected culinary art.

Devro

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Devro plc is a multinational company with registered office in Moodiesburn, Chryston, United Kingdom which manufactures and distributes goods derived from collagen, principally sausage casings, a product in which it is the world leader.

Pink's Hot Dogs

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As business grew, thanks to Betty's chili and the custom-made Hoffy-brand hot dogs with their natural casings, so did Pink's.