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National Hot Dog Council Press Release

New York City Ranks No.1 for retail sales of hot dogs

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Wednesday, May 18, 2005

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 18, 2005- New York City eats the most hot dogs according to the "Top Ten Hot Dog Eating Cities" of the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC). In 2004, New Yorkers consumed $112.7 million worth of frankfurters and "better for you" hot dogs using statistics prepared by Information Resources Inc.

Hot dog sales in Los Angeles and the Baltimore-Washington came in at second and third in total supermarket dollar sales.

"New Yorkers have also been known for their fondness for hot dogs", said Janet Riley, senior vice president of public affairs for the…


Americans Embrace Sausage as a Staple Throughout the Day

Americans Embrace Sausage as a Staple Throughout the Day

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

October’s National Sausage Month Kicks Off With Third Annual NHDSC Sausage Recipe Contest

Washington, D.C., September 28, 2016—Whether in links, patties or loose, for breakfast, lunch or dinner, sausage is an American favorite and new polling shows just how popular it is as October’s National Sausage Month approaches. Nearly nine in ten Americans (89 percent) say they enjoy sausage, including 93 percent of men and 85 percent of women. Choosing a favorite type, however, is far more divisive. Italian sausage (20 percent) and breakfast patties (20 percent) are the two most…