Latest Hot dog Stories

2011-06-27 13:17:00

CINCINNATI, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pepto-Bismol announced today that for the second year in a row, Independence Day is marked by red, white and ... PINK? In an act of true gastro-patriotism, Pepto-Bismol has decided to be the stomach-remedy sponsor of the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest for the second year in a row. To make this contest a celebration to remember, Pepto-Bismol has enlisted the help of grill master and celebrity Nick Cannon to...

2011-06-21 04:20:00

CHICAGO, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raise the flag and light the grill - it's hot dog season across America! "You can't have summertime without hot dogs. They're part of America's culinary DNA," says Janet Sweeney, marketing director for Specialty Foods Group, which makes Nathan's Famous hot dogs sold in supermarkets nationwide. "We have to really gear up for July 4th because it's America's biggest hot dog eating holiday." The company will turn out more than 1.5 million Nathan's...

2011-05-19 08:40:00

CHELSEA, Mass., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Sox fans have a new reason to be hungry for home games. Kayem Foods, maker of the famous Fenway Franks, today announced it will also provide the sausage at Fenway Park. The Boston Red Sox (www.redsox.com) and Kayem Foods, Inc. (www.kayem.com) today announced a new multi-year sponsorship and licensing agreement to manufacture and distribute Kayem Sausage at Red Sox games and make Kayem the Official Brand of both Franks and Sausage of the...

2011-03-31 06:19:00

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Although stadium menus continue to expand faster than franks on a hot grill, fans still relish the hot dog as their favorite food at the ballpark, according to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council's 2011 annual report released on Major League Baseball's (MLB) Opening Day. Humphrey Bogart said, "A hot dog at the ballpark is better than steak at the Ritz." How about almost 23 million of them? The Council projects that MLB ballparks around...

2011-03-30 09:25:00

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With baseball's Opening Day upon us, even Republicans and Democrats on the Hill can agree that nothing captures the spirit of spring and summer better than enjoying a fresh, delicious hot dog at the ball game. For that reason, Opening Day 2011 is truly monumental for Washington, DC hot dog lovers and baseball fans, as there is a new top "dog" at Nationals Park. The Washington Nationals and Kayem Foods, Inc. (www.kayem.com) announced today a new...

2011-03-30 06:45:00

NEW YORK, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Serendipity 3, the NYC restaurant known for their eclectic American food and desserts, created the World's Most Expensive Hot Dog for Guinness World Records. The hot dog is one of America's favorite foods. Every year, Americans consume on average 60 hot dogs a person! Hot dogs have become synonymous with Americana and Serendipity now dishes a designer version of this iconic American food. Serendipity 3, famous for their foot long hot dogs, has now...

2011-03-22 13:54:38

If given the choice between eating a hot dog or enjoying some rotisserie chicken, consider the hot dog. That's because hot dogs, as well as pepperoni and deli meats, are relatively free of carcinogenic compounds, according to Kansas State University research. But it's a not-so-happy ending for bacon and rotisserie chicken -- especially chicken skin -- because both have higher levels of cancerous material. J. Scott Smith, professor of food chemistry, and a K-State research team have been...

2011-02-10 10:35:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Labeled as the "Hot Dog To The Stars," Pink's, a Hollywood legend for more than 71 years, will serve its special brand of hot dogs and chili dogs this summer at Cedar Point amusement park/resort in Sandusky, Ohio. This will be the first Pink's franchise east of Las Vegas. Last summer, Knott's Berry Farm, Buena Park, Calif., was the first Cedar Fair Entertainment Company park to operate a Pink's on its property. World renown for its premium...

2011-01-31 07:00:00

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether they are cooked in a skillet or heated in a microwave, Applegate's new Classic Pork Breakfast Sausage and Savory Turkey Breakfast Sausage give consumers all of the taste, with none of the antibiotics, hormones, high-sodium and fat usually stuffed into sausages. "Breakfast sausage is often considered an indulgence to have on weekends or when families go out to breakfast because of fat and salt," according to Linda Boardman,...

2011-01-25 09:25:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From the first drop of the puck to the final siren, Tampa Bay Lightning fans can now score better hot dogs and sausages throughout all games at the St. Pete Times Forum. The Tampa Bay Lightning and Kayem Foods, Inc. (www.kayem.com) announced today a new multi-year sponsorship and licensing agreement to manufacture and distribute Kayem Franks & Sausages at Lightning games, and make Kayem the Official Brand of Franks and Sausages of the...

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