Pickles: the perfect snack in troubled times

October 23, 2008 7:42:19 PM PDT
The economy may be in a pickle, but the pickle industry is not.

Americans consumed nine billion pounds of pickles last year; most of the time, without ever asking for the popular sandwich side.

ABC7's Wayne Freedman explored the pickle industry in San Francisco Thursday and found a plethora of pickle-packing punsters.