National Restaurant Association show: Samples, swag draw thousands

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BY THE NUMBERS

Number of specialty exhibitors at the National Restaurant Association show:

9 Slush machines

5 Nachos and equipment

16 Breadsticks

14 Bacon

4 Ashtray and ashtray stand

10 Smoked fish

16 Gelato

10 Heat lamps

11 Hot dog grills/cookers

6 Mayonnaise

4 Napkin rings

9 Sneeze guards

2 Pancake dispensers

6 Pretzels

5 Scouring pads

9 Changeable letter signs

33 Iced teas

8 Pie filling

7 Pepper mills

25 Yogurt

2 Tandoori ovens

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