An Ode to the Costco’s HotDog: Although we have been told not once that fast food meals are bad for our health. We still have our guilty pleasures, but also those one treats we tell ourselves, that maybe a little healthier, but even if they are not, we don’t even dare to stop getting them, like all-time famous Costco’s Hot Dogs.
An Ode to the Costco’s HotDog
Often called “Costco’s signature item”, and “Best food court item ever”, despite its caloric account of 570 kcal, Costco’s Hotdog with bun have never stopped to attract so many customers, mostly, because of its insanely affordable price. Have the numbers been the testimony of that.
According to a report published by Costco financial committee,all beef hot dog’s combo (meat sausage hot dog and soda)entrances in 2017 made around 137 million dollars in balances, in spite of its ridiculous affordable price –No more than $1.50.
Costco Hot Dogs
These balances have gone public as,as reportedly the Seattle Times, chief financial officer Richard Galanti have confessed “…I can assure we don’t make a lot”referring to the hot dog combo.Later declaring that despite that fact, it does neither represent a negative investment for the company to offer the incredibly low-cost item, laconically adding it’s “closer to break-even than you think.”
Costco Hot Dog Ingredients
But everything is not Sun and Steel for the Costco Hotdog. A few months ago,remarks on the food court item went viral as Costco’s Polish Hotdog, one of its variances, was being taken off the menu at many Costco stores around Seattle and nearby states. To this scenario, the community shocked, raised their nonconformity over this commercial approach by the transatlantic company, and Costco’s Hot Dogs popularity have not ceased for a moment ever since, with customers developing entire websites to express love, and show their supportable favorite treat, among rumors of it being definitely taken off the menu.
Costco Hot Dog Nutrition
Costco representatives have had to speak out about this issue and have stated that these measures correspond to a strategy to appeal to new customers and introduce healthier items into its food court directory like açai fruit bowls, organic burgers and a plant-based protein salad.Confirming that the Costco’s Polish Hot Dog is being taken off in order to make room for alternative items, but it will remain being sold in bulk. The all-beef hot dog remains,” Galanti stated.
Chief financial officer Richard Galanti soon declared “The all-beef hot dog remains”.
Costco Food Court Hot Dog Buns
Amidst the current economic landscape of money-getting America, Costco’s approach toward healthier food options may look like an odd one, something that is maybe not commonly seen, nevertheless somehow necessary. Although, coming from the customer’s voice and reach, seems like junk food is not going anywhere soon.
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We share with you here an approximate Nutritional Data of the Costco’s all-beef Hot Dog:
Serving Size 8.3 oz (235 grams).Amount per Serving: 570 calories, 300 calories from fat, 33 grams of fat (51% of daily recommended fat based on a 2,000 calorie diet), 12 grams of saturated fat (60% of daily recommended), 1,750 mg of sodium, (around 75% daily recommended), 24 grams of protein, 46 grams of carbohydrates (15% of daily recommended). This, of course, excludes calories added by condiments like ketchup, mustard, and others.