In 2022 Americans spent more than $8.3 Billion on hot dogs and sausages in US supermarkets.
American retail stores sold more than 917 million pounds of hot dogs*
Sausages are enjoying unprecedented sales in the United States, as new flavors, convenient products and many great tasting old standards have enjoyed steady category growth. *
In 2022 dinner sausage sales were nearly 1.2 billion pounds, with dollars spent exceeding $5.3 billion. *
Americans consumed an average of 20 billion hot dogs annually, 70 per person*
In 2020, 255 Million Americans ate hot dogs*
About 261 million Americans will consume hot dogs in 2024*
0.8 billion poultry hot dogs and 1.2 billion fat-free and light hot dogs contribute to the market.
3 billion hot dogs are sold by street vendors each year*
An independent company survey demonstrated that there are 76,000 to 100,000 potential high traffic locations for the hot dog vending machine in the US alone.***
Sources:* National Hot Dog & Sausage Council** Census________________________*** Independent Market Study