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Frequently Asked Questions

Smoked Sausage and Sheep Casings

Why is Natural North American Hog Casing your best choice?

Natural North American Hog Casings allows your sausage to stay juicy and tender. "Osmotic characteristics" provides excellent cooking and smell of your sausage. Natural North American Hog Casings unique texture provides a tender bite which cannot be duplicated by any man-made product. This casing holds in the flavor of meats and spices without contributing any flavors of its own. The durability and conformity of Natural North American Hog Casings allow for efficient and high-quality production of sausage. Natural North American Hog Casings have a "Endothermic Quality" which draws heat from sausage within it. Providing a cooler temperature from surrounding air, increasing shelf life and the appearance of your sausage. Sausage with Natural North American Hog Casings has a full and hearty appearance. Giving your sausage strong display appeal to customers. The transparency of this Casing is unrivaled, even at the link ends.

Why choose us?

We are the only provider of natural hog casing that is 100% made and processed in the USA. Don't settle for cheap imported casings. Cheap imports often have color additives and a chewy bite meaning your meat will never be the focal point of your sausage as it should be. Our recent investments into a new selecting facility ensure not only more affordable natural casings for our customers, but also increase our ability to monitor casing strength and texture, so you receive the finest product possible.

Which Casing type should I choose?

North American Hog Casings are ideal for making Pork sausage, Large Frankfurters, Italian Sausage, Bratwurst, Smoked Sausage, Kielbasa, Pepperoni, and Rope Sausage to name a few. Larger diameters of Hog Casings are used for specialty items.

Sheep Casings are ideal for Breakfast links, Pork links, Cocktail Franks, Wieners, Frankfurters, and Cabanosa. Larger diameters of Sheep Casing can also be used to make Chipolata, Brockwurst, and Landjaegar.

Do you sell in bulk?

Yes, here at Syracuse Casing Co. we have the ability to supply the smallest private sausage makers, to Enterprise Clients with the same uniform North American hog casing products. Please contact us and provide us with a brief description of product you are looking for. We will gladly contact you within 24 hrs. to discuss options which will meet all your casing needs.

What is a Hank?

Casings are bundled into "hanks" which is the industry standard of 100 yards of casing. Once measuring is completed, hanks are then taken to be salted and eventually packaged in different options the individual customer prefers.

What is a Tube?

Casings are shirred and loaded on a plastic tube that allows for easy loading of casings onto the filling horn of sausage stuffers. Once on the "tubes," the casings are salted and eventually packaged and shipped to the customer.

What is the difference between "Made in the USA" and "Product of the USA"

Product of the USA is North American raw material shipped to China and other various countries for manufacturing and processing. Then shipped back to the USA under the "Product of USA Label".

Made in the USA is an America product manufactured and processed right here in the USA. Syracuse Casing is the only natural casing company that still selects 100% of their hog casing here in the United States.

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