• Sausage may be defined as a food consisting of a mixture of minced or chopped meat and cereal for binding purposes, seasoned and spiced with sage, pepper and other substances, and stuffed into  casings.
  • The origin of this popular form of meat food is difficult to trace but certainly it is over two thousand years.
  • Sausage can trace its ancestry to the Latin word salsus, which means salted or literally, meat preserved by salting.
  • Though sausages originated in the western world, these products acquired universal popularity due to variety and convenience to the consumers.
  •  Sausages are economical since; these are generally prepared from cheaper cuts of meat and by-products of meat industry.  
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