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Austria gets through 8 million Käsekrainer

Austrians put away eight million Käsekrainer each year, according to meat product manufacturer Radatz.

This amounts to 900 tonnes of the popular cheesy sausage, and if you were to line up the individual sausages it would stretch over a distance of 1300 kilometres - around the same  distance it is between Austria and Moscow.

The sausage was invented in the 1970s by a sales manager at Radatz who wanted to recreate a cheesy grilled sausage he had heard of. Käsekrainer quickly became a popular snack after griddles became a standard kitchen item and people could heat up the sausages easily themselves.

Four decades later the meat manufacturer has declared 30 April the "Day of the Käsekrainer", a day where the Austrian sausage snack can be celebrated country-wide.

"The Käsekrainer a very Austrian product and a small but fine contribution to the culinary diversity of our domestic everyday kitchen," said Radatz marketing director Elisabeth Radatz-Fiebinger yesterday, the first official "Day of the Käsekrainer".

Käsekrainer consumption has a long way to go to catch up with Austria's love of Wiener Schnitzel - the country consumes 260 million of those every year.

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