In addition to pork meat, saveloy contains water, pork fat, potato starch, salt and a variety of spices. Some of the more commonly used spices in saveloy include dried sage and white pepper.
Saveloy is a sausage that butchers sell pre-cooked and ready for eating. People who have a gluten allergy should stay away from saveloy, as it often contains wheat flour in the rusk that serves as a binding ingredient.
Saveloy is a common item for sale in Great Britain and the other countries that form the British Commonwealth. It appears for sale in many countries, such as Canada, Australia and New Zealand.