The Viscofan Group, is one of the worldwide leading producers for casings, films and food packaging offering innovative and sustainable solutions for products based on meat, plant proteins, fish or cheese. It is the only manufacturer in the world using technologies for all categories of casing products: cellulose, collagen, fibrous, plastic but also plant-based vegan casings. Viscofan operates several production facilities in 4 continents and has a commercial network in more than 100 countries. Thanks to the Viscofan Group’s wide range of technologies and its employees' know-how, it offers innovative solutions that are transforming the worldwide food markets.
We consistently focus on innovation and sustainability and are constantly expanding our technological lead. This enables us to consolidate our position as a valued partner of the processing industry. Our wide product portfolio is offering more and more sustainable news. Either in optimization of existing products or presenting completely new Eco-product lines.
The Viscofan Group, is producing casings, films and food packaging in 5 technologies: Collagen, Fibrous, Cellulose, Plastics and Vegetal/Vegan. COLLAGEN: Shape, colour, shine, transparency, juiciness, bite… on tailor-made, multiple formats and sizes. Take your creations up to the next level!
CELLULOSE: A safe option for all types of production systems and a wide range of applications.
PLASTICS: Tailor casing solutions designed to bring cost-efﬁciency and added value to the processed meat industry.
FIBROUS: The best solution for modern production where industrial processes demand more each day: speed, productivity and efﬁciency.
VISCOFAN VEGGIE: Our new, remarkable, edible plant based casing. Viscofan Veggie casing, an alternative to help you expand your product scope and meet current vegan demands.
Viscofan small caliber cellulose casings combine high elasticity with an extremely consistent caliber. With their excellent peelability troublefree industrial processing is guaranteed. Viscofan big caliber cellulose casings are permeable tubes made of regenerated cellulose. The transparent, high-gloss properties, coupled to brilliant printing make your products highly merchandisable. The clarity of these casings is visually appealing and allows the consumer to see the actual product.
DIFFERENT SOLUTIONS: eFAN LINE produced with a percentage of plant based or chemically recycled raw materials NON-SHRINK when products are sliced, frozen or wrapped in a secondary packaging. PERMEABLE CASINGS which absorb and transfer the smoke colour, flavour and aroma to the product. CALIBER CONTROL offers all positive properties needed to meet the processing and shelf-life requirements. FORMABLE CASINGS are ideal for mold shape products. NATURAL LOOK for a “traditional“ product look.
An extraordinary plant-based casing, specially developed for use in vegetarian and vegan recipes. Gluten-free, GMO-free, allergen-free. Being 100%vegetable makes it also a preferred choice for sausages that face religious, legal or labeling issues.
Suitable for fresh and cooked applications, showing good frying ability and a super tender bite. Being edible it does not need to be peeled. It enhances sensorial levels by adding a covering that adds structure and bite of the final product.
Transfer colour to add undeniable value to your products.
Our selection of cellulose casings includes two new natural origin colours that transfer the colour to the surface of the meat and avoid the use of synthetic colouring agents.
A new technology that has significant advantages:
Your products will gain in added value. The colour will be more homogeneous and attractive.
The production process will be optimised: You will avoid supplementary stages like adding colour or smoke and the cooking process will be simpler.
The colour on the surface of the meat content will remain stable.
Same properties as the standard cellulose casings.