on the bbc

January 14, 2002

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What are pretzels?

  • Chewy salt-encrusted snack with distinctive, twisted shape, popular with beer
  • Originated in Europe, where some consider them a good luck charm
  • Introduced in America by early settlers
  • Annual US sales top $180m

Posted by Andrew Raff at January 14, 2002 11:15 AM