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Updated: November 12, 2012 11:09AM



Here’s a look at our annual per capita consumption of certain foods:

Bananas, 24.7 pounds

Coffee, 23.3 gallons

Beef, 58.1 pounds

Chicken, 56 pounds

Pork, 46 pounds

Eggs, 246

Ice cream, 13.4 pounds

American cheese, 13.4 pounds

Cheddar, 10.1 pounds

Oranges, 9.1 pounds

Tea, 9.0 gallons

Corn, 9.0 pounds

Grapes, 7.9 pounds

Strawberries, 7.2 pounds

Peanuts, 6.5 pounds

Broccoli, 6.1 pounds

Skim and reduced fat milk, 5.7 gallons

Whole milk, 5.7 gallons

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2009



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