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Spanish Daily Journal
     June 3, 2019      #32-154 sdj 0
 
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THE BIG PICTURE: Hot dog season
Landon Eilers, 10, of Kankakee, bites into a hot dog at Jaenicke's Hot Dog Joint in Bourbonnais last week. According to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council, 818 hot dogs are consumed every second during "hot dog season", which stretches from Memorial Day until L
Hot dog! Frankfurter season underway 

As warm weather finally descends on the area, there is another season beginning here, and I’m not referring to summer.

Hot dog season arrived Memorial Day, according to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council, and ends on Labor Day, and during this time, about 900 million pounds of hot dogs sold in the U.S. are consumed.

Hot dog retail sales represent more than $3 billion annually.

During this summer peak season, Americans consume 7 billion hot dogs. That number means 818 hot ...

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Matthew Plachy, of Kankakee, bites into a chilli cheese hot dog at Jaenicke's Hot Dog Joint. According to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council, 818 hot dogs are consumed every second during "hot dog season", which stretches from Memorial Day until Labor Day.