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So I gave a Hot dog Baron a joy ride in space. And in return, I was rewarded 320 tons of hot dogs. However, I can't seem to find anyone who's willing to buy hotdogs. What do I do with them?

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Add mustard and ketchup. Then eat. – Fredy31 Jul 13 '12 at 17:36
Sadly; they are useless. I ran into that problem also. Just gotta sell them at some point. They are just a commodity good. – Falcon165o Jul 13 '12 at 17:39
@Fredy31 And then you can relish in the fact that you have been well fed. – Fluttershy Jul 13 '12 at 18:23
+1 for the Pun @Fluttershy – Fredy31 Jul 13 '12 at 19:46
Flagging for migration to Cooking.SE. – Brant Jul 13 '12 at 22:33
up vote 2 down vote accepted

A commodity is a type of cargo that the player can transport on his ship. Some commodities can be bought and sold at planets while others only appear in the context of a mission.

You need to go to a planet that also sells commodities or luxury goods. Those are the only types of planets where you will be able to sell it. It has no use otherwise (unless there is a mission that requires them.

Here is a write up about economies on planets:

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I see I can sell it as food, thanks I didn't notice that, was looking for hotdogs specifically as a commodity – l I Jul 13 '12 at 18:10

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