Kabanos (/k?'bæn?s/; plural: kabanosy), also known as cabanossi or kabana, is a long, thin, dry sausage made of pork which originated in Poland. They are smoky in flavor, and can be soft or very dry in texture depending on freshness.
The kabanos sausage is mostly found in Southern, Central and Eastern European countries from the Adriatic Sea to the Baltic states, and is also very popular in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and Israel, where the sausage is one of the most prevalent dried sausages. In Central and Eastern Europe, kabanos is mostly consumed as a snack. It i also fairly popular in Colombia, where it is called cabano.