Americans have a long and storied relationship with the hot dog – but it’s an on-again, off-again, dysfunctional one. While many (95%) profess a frank love of franks, most (75%) express concern about the effects of hot dogs on their health. And it’s not just about calories and fat grams. Americans associate wieners with “mystery meat” and often don’t like to think about where the ingredients came from.
This summer, Applegate has invited people across the country to confront that haunting question: What’s in Your Hot Dog? While the answer can be scary, once you’ve found a well-made dog, the fun begins and you can focus on what to put on your hot dog in order to maximize deliciousness. This infographic helps to guide this doggy discovery process and make it more fun. It breaks down the issues of what’s in your hot dog and provides regional inspiration for what to put on them.