The internet is full of fabulous facts about everything from current events to the history basket weaving and cold cuts fun facts. As we research for our daily content on food trucks, food carts and street food, we stumble upon some items of knowledge that we just did not know.
We have decided when these fun facts pop up, that we would share them with our readers in our section titled “Did You Know?”
For today’s Did You Know we will look at Cold Cuts fun facts.
Cold Cuts Fun Facts: Cold cuts are precooked or cured meat, often sausages or meat loaves, that are sliced and served cold or hot on sandwiches or on party trays.
- March 3rd is National Cold Cuts Day.
- Americans annually eat about $2 billion worth of cold cuts per year.
- Most pre-sliced cold cuts are higher in fat, nitrates, and sodium than those that are sliced to order.
- One of the most well known cold cuts in the United States is bologna. Named for the Italian city of the same name, bologna is similar to an Italian sausage called Mortadella.
- Every year, the Butterball plant processes about 12-15 million turkeys, into cold cuts.
- Head cheese, which really isn’t cheese at all, is made from head meat including tongue and snout.
- Synonyms for Cold Cuts: lunch meats, luncheon meats, sandwich meats, cooked meats, sliced meats, and cold meats.
- The customers of Carnegie Deli in NYC eat up to 10,000 pounds of pastrami a week.
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Reference: Wikipedia: Fun Facts about Cold Cuts.
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