National Hot Dog Day 2022: Fun facts you didn’t know about the frankfurter

Only a few people can eat as many hot dogs in an entire day as Joey Chestnut can eat in 10 minutes.

However, if you are tempted to give it a shot, today (July 20) is the day! On National Hot Dog Day, we’re rounding up some hot facts.

Joey Chestnut won the 2022 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest chowing down 63 in 10 minutes! His record is 76 in 2021.

The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council says Americans eat 7 billion hot dogs between Memorial Day and Labor Day each year!

The Apollo 11 voyage was the first to take hot dogs to space, with  “thermostabilized frankfurters” and a “thermostabilized cheddar cheese spread.

Mustard is the world’s number 1 hot dog topping, with ketchup coming in a close second.

The most famous celebrity associated with hot dogs was Betty White. She always spoke of how much she loved hot dogs.

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