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Beef Checkoff and National Hot Dog and Sausage Council Team to Fuel Jacksonville Jaguars’ Playoff Push

Monday, December 04, 2017

Sends Team 100 Logs of Beef Bologna After Coach Doug Marrone Details His Love of Bologna Sandwiches in ESPN Story

Washington, DC, December 4, 2017—With a great defense, strong running game and leadership of new coach Doug Marrone, the Jacksonville Jaguars are on the road to the playoffs this season, but it may be an off-the-field development that is truly powering the team. Last week Marrone admitted to ESPN…

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Pair Sausage and Beer for the Perfect National Sausage Month Celebration

Thursday, September 28, 2017

National Hot Dog and Sausage Council to Host Fourth Sausage Recipe Contest

Washington, DC, September 28, 2017—Whether tailgating or celebrating Oktoberfest, fall is a time when delicious smells of sausage and beer fill the air, which makes October the ideal time to celebrate National Sausage Month. As one of the most versatile foods available, sausage can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch, dinner or a snack and is complimented by many different types of beer both as a beverage or to cook with. With so many styles of sausage and beer available, the National…

happy hot dog

Americans’ Hot Dog Preferences: Made With Beef, In a Natural Casing and Enjoyed With Betty White

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

National Hot Dog and Sausage Council Kicks Off National Hot Dog Month Seeking Best Hot Dog Laugh

Washington, DC, June 28, 2017—As we celebrate our nation’s independence, many Americans will gather around the grill to enjoy an all-American hot dog, and that makes it the perfect time to celebrate National Hot Dog Month. The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) estimates that Americans will eat 150 million hot dogs on July 4th alone and while they enjoy many different kinds of hot dogs, research commissioned by the NHDSC and conducted online by…

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Season of Seven Billion Hot Dogs Begins

Thursday, May 25, 2017

New Resources on Hot Dog Ingredients and Nutrition Available

Washington, DC, May 25, 2017—The Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer grilling season and Americans will once again celebrate with a favorite food: hot dogs. The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) estimates that Americans will eat seven billion hot dogs during the season which runs from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. That’s 818 hot dogs per second and more than a third of the hot dogs eaten per year.

“There’s nothing better than a hot dog and a cold drink on a…

National Hot Dog Council Press Release

National Hot Dog and Sausage Council Releases National Hot Dog Month Planning Guide

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

New Resource Features Celebration Ideas for July’s National Hot Dog Month and National Hot Dog Day July 19

Washington, DC, May 2, 2017—With July’s National Hot Dog Month fast approaching, the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) has released a new National Hot Dog Month Planning Guide for hot dog enthusiasts around the country to use in preparing for their celebrations throughout the month. The guide features details on the history of hot dogs as well as ideas for…

MLB 2017

MLB Fans Predicted to Eat Nearly 19 Million Hot Dogs in 2017

Monday, April 03, 2017

Boston Red Sox Voted as Offering Best Hot Dogs and Sausages in Major League Baseball

Washington, DC, April 3, 2017 – Like popcorn at the movies, hot dogs are the quintessential summer ballpark food, and the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) estimates that baseball fans will consume nearly 19 million hot dogs and more than 4.1 million sausages during the 2017 Major League Baseball (MLB) season. The combined hot dog and sausage total could stretch from San Francisco’s AT&T Park to the new SunTrust Park in Atlanta, Georgia.; The hot dog total…