Agri View: America’s #3 Eating Choice

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eating choiceEverett Griner talks about America’s #3 choice for eating, behind the hamburger and grilled cheese in today’s Agri View.

America’s #3 Eating Choice

You know Americans enjoy one of the most versatile food menus in the world.

Few of us would even suspect that the hot dog is one of the most consumed items on that menu. It is a simple food. You can dress it up with a dozen options. But, essentially it is a form of sausage stuffed into a bun and garnished with as many as a half dozen extras.

hot dogHot dog season begins around Memorial Day. That is when the outdoor grilling season begins.

And, you may want to sit down for this. Americans will eat an estimated 7 billion hot dogs during the rest of the summer. Here is another shocker. Almost 75 percent of us don’t know the ingredients of the hot dog. It doesn’t matter. It is rated number 3 on the preference list for most of us. Right behind hamburgers and grilled cheese.

It is more popular in the United States, by the way, than anywhere else on earth.

That’s Agri View for today. I’m Everett Griner…