Natural Casings

Sheep Casings

Irish Casing Company®

Irish Casing Company produce three million+ sets of natural sheep casings per year. Obtaining top-notch casings to guarantee a strong texture, making them ideal for sausage production, along with a pleasingly and highly distinctive light colour.

Quality Product

  • Our sheep casings are sourced from EU approved abattoirs where only the most skilled craftsmen are employed to harvest them from the carcass.
  • Our casings are obtained from the sheep cleanly and the go on to receive further processing, by removing both the inner and outer layer.
  • After this processing by skilled operatives, Irish Casings are left with the best white and transparent material which can be used for sausage production.

 Extensive Testing & Preservation

The casing goes through a rigorous selection process which grades the sheep casings into A, AB and B quality. This process ensures only the finest quality product is available to the customer.

  • As part of this process, casings are selected into different sizes, called calibres.
  • After selection the sheep casings are cleaned and measured into required length, usually 91m.
  • Casings are then salted or spooled / tubed depending on customer requirements.
  • Irish Casing Company only use salt to preserve the sheep casings. This method offers the considerable advantage that their slipperiness is maintained, without compromising on their shelf life.

Sheep Casing


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