The saltiest sausages sold in Australia

Some sausage sandwiches with tomato sauce have nearly half the day's recommended salt intake.
Some sausage sandwiches with tomato sauce have nearly half the day's recommended salt intake.

TOP FIVE SALTIEST SAUSAGES

1. Coles Thin Pork BBQ Sausages - 2.9 grams of salt per 100g

2. Coles Australian Beef Thin BBQ Sausages - 2.4g/100g

3. Brannan's Butchery Classic Aussie Beef Sausages (Aldi) - 2.4g/100g

4. Coles Sow Stall Free Australian Pork Chipolatas - 2.4g/100g

5. Coles Australian Beef Thick BBQ Sausages - 2.3g/100g

TOP FIVE LEAST SALTIEST SAUSAGES

1. Cleaver's Organic Beef Sausages ( Arcadian Organic and Natural Meat Co) - 0.95g/100g

2. Beak & Sons Classics Tuscan Pork Gourmet Pork Sausages - 1.0g/100g

3. K-roo Kanga Bangas (Macro Meats) - 1.0g/100g

4. Woolworths Lamb Sausages Mint & Rosemary - 1.0g/100g

5. Woolworths Chicken Sausages Chives, Thyme & Rosemary - 1.0g/100g

(Source: The George Institute for Global Health, VicHealth and the Heart Foundation)

Australian Associated Press