The global meat and sea food processing industry is a trillion dollar industry growing at a steady growth rate. There is a long history of processed meat to convert in to sausages in Europe to preserve the meat for the long period. Sausage casings are cylindrical structure widely used to stuff meat for further processing. The global sausage casings market on the basis of type of sausages segmented in to into two categories i.e. Natural Casings which are obtained from animals such as sheep, goat, cattle etc. Artificial sausage casings are made of collagen, cellulose, plastics and fibers. The global market size of sausage casings estimated and forecasted in terms of value (USD Million) and volume (Million Meters).
The factors driving global sausage casing market are, acceptance of artificial sausage casings, gaining popularity in the APAC region of sausages, growing fast food chain business etc. The factors hindering growth of sausage casings market are, increasing vegan and veg food preferences in the developed market, price of the end products etc.
There is a strong competition between end users to offer quality products with wide range of options at lower cost to consumers. The goal of achieving market share is done by continued development of new value-added sausage products and by taking advantage of present processing equipment/ techniques, raw materials and knowledge consumer trends.
End users of sausage casing are, Households and Industrial users. The report estimates revenue and length of the sausage casing for the geographies North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and MEA (Middle East and South Africa). The key companies dominates the global sausage casing market are, Almol (Australia) Casing Pty Ltd, Baoding Dongfang Casing Co Ltd, Devro plc, DeWied International, Kalle Gmbh, Nitta casings Inc., Oversea Casing Company LLC, Shenguan Holdings, Viskase Companies Inc., Viscofan S.A, ViskoTeepak , Peter Gelhard Naturdärme KG and among others.
Global sausage casings market studied across, North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. North America comprises U.S., Canada, and Mexico whereas Europe would primarily cover Germany, France, Spain and Rest of Europe. The key countries included under Asia Pacific are China, Japan, India, Australia, and Rest of Asia Pacific. In Latin America, Brazil, Argentina, and Rest of Latin America are the key segments whereas in Middle East & Africa, South Africa and Rest of MEA are the key segments covered in the report. Among the regions Europe is the largest sausage casing. Artificial sausage casing manufacturers have have the opportunity to grab market share of natural casings in the Europe region. There are some countries in the Europe which are highly developed and mature for the sausage production. However the European premium sausage products are still served in the animal guts with traditional production techniques.