Peter Gelhard Naturdärme KG

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  • Sälzer Straße 17 - 21, Industriegebiet Rohr
  • 56235 Ransbach-Baumbach
  • Germany

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Peter Gelhard Natural Sausage Casings KG is a family business founded in 1964. With approx. 1,800 employees, it is one of the world‘s largest supplier of natural asing products for sausage production. Clients include national and international brand companies in the meat-processing industry, small and medium-sized sausage producers, and wholesale butchers. The company group has a global network of raw material suppliers, production facilities, subsidiaries and affiliated companies. The natural casing ingredients from around the world are processed, packaged and distributed to the strictest quality standards at several production and storage sites in Germany, Poland and China. The production sites meet all requirements for food hygiene and are certified to HACCP.

Annual follow-up audits according to the strictest IFS and BRC quality criteria make Peter Gelhard Natural Sausage Casings a safe, reliable supplier.

The company is a member of the German Zentralverband Naturdarm e.V. ZVN association, the European Natural Sausage Casings Association ENSCA, and the International Natural Sausage Casing Association INSCA.

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Our core expertise

More than 50 years we have focussed on the procurement, processing and supply of natural casing products to our customers in the business of sausage manufacturing. Therefore, our company slogan "…we give the sausage its natural skin!" therefore describes our core expertise concisely and accurately.


Our complete range of natural casings offers every conceivable variety, processing, calibre and quality of all types of packaging required.  


In addition, we have created one of the most internationally complex networks between raw material suppliers and customers, which is built on a high performaning organization of procurement, production, storage and delivery logistics. Our technological facilities are ultramodern but we still hold on to the aspect of tradition in our production philosophy, which has always attached great importance to the natural casing as one of the most essential raw materials for the food industry.

We support our customers in the sausage industry and trade in successfully marketing their sausage products by means of our core competence. After all, “we pack the sausage” of our customers with high-quality Peter Gelhard Natural Sausage Casing products.

Procurement, distribution and international markets

We have known our markets for more than 50 years. In the buying markets of Europe, China, Australia, New Zealand, South America and Middle Eastern countries we are considered as one of the most important European partners.


In our international end-user markets we are seen as an outstanding production solution supplier for the specific demands of the national sausage and processed meat industries.


Peter Gelhard is also one of the top international suppliers for large-scale industry and trade, with a reputation as the market leader for high-quality natural casing products.

The world become smaller and international markets are converging. Today, daily contact with customers and supply partners in Asia, South America and virtually all European countries is part of everyday business at our company headquarters in Ransbach-Baumbach.


We come to grips with the various problems posed in each specific national context and offer solutions which fulfil all international requirements.


Natural casings

Natural casings We produce an extensive range of natural casing products from sheep, hog and beef...

Peter Gelhard Naturdärme KG Sälzer Straße 17 - 21, Industriegebiet Rohr 56235 Ransbach-Baumbach Germany +49 2623/2088-0


Natural casings

Tradition as company philosophy Peter Gelhard Natural Sausage Casings, with its headquarters in...

Peter Gelhard Naturdärme KG Sälzer Straße 17 - 21, Industriegebiet Rohr 56235 Ransbach-Baumbach Germany +49 2623/2088-0

Exhibitor at the following trade fair

IFFA 2016

07.05.2016 - 12.05.2016 Hall: 4.0 Stand: F 71