#N12BX: National Pretzel DayPosted: Updated:
Today National Pretzel Day!
There are a few different accounts of the origin of the pretzel.
The origins of the pretzel remain unclear, however, the twisted baked bread dates back to 610 AD.
Pennsylvania Dutch immigrants introduced pretzels to North America in the 1900s.
Many pretzel bakeries began to populate Pennsylvania.
Today, the average Philadelphian consumes about 12 times as many pretzels as the national average.
The annual United States pretzel industry is worth over $550 million, and the average American consumes about 1.5 pounds of pretzels per year, according to National Calendar Day.
Celebrate #NationalPretzelDay at The Biergarten #STL with our famous flash-fried pretzels, served with Shock Top whole grain mustard and Michelob Golden Light cheddar cheese sauce. Just $3. ?? pic.twitter.com/ednUvA8Qby— TheBiergartenAB (@BiergartenAB) April 26, 2018
Happy #NationalPretzelDay from the best pretzels of all time! Looking for delivery? We got you. Grubhub: https://t.co/ADuijAJ3IL; DoorDash: https://t.co/1eQs2W2aQD; Uber Eats: https://t.co/CKq0QldX7s pic.twitter.com/zC83YcIlaF— Tysons Biergarten (@TBiergarten) April 26, 2018
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