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Hot Dog Profit Model

Jun 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Blog, Hot Dog Information

Interesting data I saw over at TopDogCarts.  I’d be interested in seeing this table expanded over the initial cost of the equipment.  I don’t know that an “elcheapo” cart that you could do 100 dogs a day would be capable of doing 300 dogs a day.  There may be some upgrades to improve your hotdog […]




Vegetarian Hot Dog

Oct 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Featured, Hot Dog Information

A vegetarian hot dog (sometimes referred to as a “veggie dog”) is a hot dog produced completely from non-meat products. Vegetarian hot dogs are sometimes eaten by non-vegetarians because they are lower in fat, calories, and contain no cholesterol compared to hot dogs from animal meats. Unlike traditional home-made meat sausages, the casing is not […]




Hot Dog Statistics

Sep 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured, Hot Dog Information

According to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council, consumers spent more than $3.4 billion on hot dogs and sausages in U.S. supermarkets in 2008. Americans will eat enough hot dogs at major league ballparks this year to stretch to and from Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia and Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., the two […]




Natural Casing Hot Dogs

Sep 25th, 2009 | By | Category: Hot Dog Information

As with virtually all sausages, hot dogs must be in a casing to be cooked. Traditionally, this casing is made from the thoroughly cleaned small intestines of sheep, and the products are known as “natural casing” hot dogs or frankfurters. These kinds of hot dogs are preferred by some for their firmer texture and the […]




Hot Dog Fact Sheet

Sep 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured, Hot Dog Information

The following is from the United States Department of Agriculture.  I thought that this Fact sheet had some interesting information for the Hot Dog Vendor hopefuls as well as your veterans out there.  You can find the original Fact Sheet Here. Hot Dogs and Food Safety  Whether you call it a frankfurter, hot dog, wiener, […]