Wheat is grown commercially in 42 U.S. states.
More than 98% of all U.S. blueberries are produced by a combined 10 states: California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, and Washington.
The main difference between white milks and flavored milks like chocolate milk is a higher carbohydrate and calorie content stemming from the addition of sweeteners. Both flavored and white milks provide the same nine essential nutrients (calcium, protein, vitamin D, phosphorus, vitamin A, riboflavin, vitamin B12, pantothenic acid, and niacin).
Food purchases account for 12.5% of the average American’s household expenditures, behind housing and transportation.
The average American consumes 7.5 pounds of onions per year, as of 2014, according to USDA.
Americans’ consumption of pizza and French fries is partly what makes potatoes and tomatoes the two most popular vegetables in America.
During almond-harvesting season (mid-August through October), mechanical tree “shakers” harvest almonds by vigorously shaking trees and causing almonds to fall to the ground, where they are left to dry for 8-10 days.
Americans love ice cream. In fact, 9% of all of the cow’s milk in America is used to make ice cream.
Onions are the third most popular vegetable in the U.S.
Americans spend nearly a third of their food purchasing eating out at restaurants and foodservice establishments. In 2014, Americans spent approximately 5.5% of their disposable personal income on food eaten at home and 4.3% of their disposable personal income on food away from home.