Red Snappers

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When I lived in Maine in the 70s-90s, the foremost brand was Jordan’s, and it’s still made, but not made in Maine. It’s owned by Kayem now. The plant used to be on Middle Street in the Old Port of Portland and had a distinctive odor.

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I’ve lived all around maine for most of my life. I have never heard anyone refer to this item as “Red Snapper”, and i have never seen this term on a menu or in an ad. Everyone has always called them red hot dogs, and for some unknown reason, they always seem to taste better than regular hot dogs.