It’s almost Thanksgiving, which means it’s time to be thinking about this year’s menu! In this week’s Friday Five, Rebel and Alex share consumer tidbits about America’s favorite Thanksgiving dishes.
Turkey: Over 46 million turkeys are consumed every year during the Thanksgiving holiday.
Green Bean Casserole: In 2017, Green Giant set the Guinness World Record for the largest serving of green bean casserole with a casserole that weighed in at 637 pounds.
Cranberry Sauce: There are an average of 200 cranberries packed into every can of cranberry sauce.
Sweet Potatoes: Worldwide, the sweet potato is the sixth most important food crop after rice, wheat, potatoes, maize and cassava.
Pie: About 35% of Americans admit to eating pie for breakfast after the Thanksgiving holiday, and 1 in 5 Americans admit to having eaten an entire pie by themselves.