How Much Meat is in Sausages?

In the UK, we all love a sausage, there can be no doubt.

But have you ever wondered what exactly is in that sausage? How much meat is there?

Traditionally, sausages were made from the less desirable cuts of meat as a means of reducing food waste. Over time however, using better quality meat in sausages is something that the general populous have come to expect.

But when it comes to buying a sausage, the quality really does vary. It’s estimated 86% of households buy sausages every month, so it’s only to be expected that there’ll be variations across different brands and price points.

So, are you really getting the banger for your buck that you’d expect?

We’ve put together this really useful infographic to answer that particular question.

Meat Content of Sausages - CDA
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