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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…


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National Hot Dog Council Unveils New Collection of Kid-Friendly Recipes Kids’ Favorites Get A Makeover The Entire Family Will Love

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Monday, September 10, 2007

Washington, D.C., September 10, 2007 – Juggling schoolwork and meal preparation can be challenging, especially when children are picky eaters. Experts say, however, that children’s favorite foods can be ‘anchors’ to encourage children to eat the variety of foods that are so important for their growing bodies.

The National Hot Dog Council has taken on this challenge, developing a new collection of back-to-school recipes centered on two of kid’s favorite foods—sausages and hot dogs. These recipes can be served alone or prepared with other sidedishes to offer children meals they will…


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National Hot Dog and Sausage Council Releases New Chorizo Chili Recipe to Spice Up Super Bowl Parties

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Thursday, January 31, 2008

Washington, DC, January 31, 2008 — As Americans plan their menus for what is the secnd biggest eating day of the year —Super Bowl Sunday — the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council has released a new sausage chili recipe that is sure to be a crowd pleaser during the big game and all winter long.

“Fiery Sausage Chipotle Chili” combines the traditional ingredients of the American game day favorite with Mexican mainstays like spicy chorizo sausage, black beans and chipotle pepper. The result? A unique blend of flavors that will have your friends and family declaring, “Touchdown!


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National Hot Dog and Sausage Council Releases Two Budget-Stretching Recipes

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Thursday, May 08, 2008

Washington, DC, May 8, 2008 — With food prices rising at an unprecedented pace, the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council unveiled two new recipes that are high in flavor and nutrition but low in cost.

Both recipes cost little approximately $10 and are easy to prepare — perfect for today’s busy, working families.

“Cacciatore with Italian Sausage,” which rings in at $10.50, combines two economical ingredients — sausage and pasta, which, when paired, together yield a hearty meal for a family of four.

“Grilled Taco Chili Dogs”, sure to be a hit with the kids, yields eight…


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National Hot Dog & Sausage Council Releases Poll Data for July’s National Hot Dog Month Hot Dogs and Baseball Still Reign as Two of America’s Most Treasured Icons

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Friday, June 27, 2008

WASHINGTON, DC, June 27, 2008 – In anticipation of July’s National Hot Dog Month, the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) released new national poll data confirming the strong “link” between hot dogs and sports, most notably, baseball.

According to the poll, hot dogs once again dominated fans’ favorite stadium fare. Approximately 63 percent of fans listed hot dogs as the one ballpark food they could not live without. Peanuts ranked a distant second with 18 percent, followed by pizza, cotton candy and,finally, cracker jacks

An astounding 88 percent of those polled…


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National Hot Dog & Sausage Council Kicks Off Hot Dog Month With 'Hot Dog City' Web Site

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Tuesday, July 01, 2008

Washington, DC, July 1, 2008 – As July ushers in National Hot Dog Month, the National Hot Dog & Sausage Council unveiled “Hot Dog City,” a new, culturally focused interactive website at www.hot-dog.org. The council also ‘premiered’ a companion YouTube Channel at www.YouTube.come/hotdogcouncil.

“Hot Dog City” features an interactive cityscape where a click on a mail box offers a listing of hot dog makers who mail order franks and a click on Frank’s Diner features a guide to hot dog recipes…