Food & Beverage Company Statistics

Last Updated on: May 16th, 2024

Here is a collection of some of the most interesting Food and Beverage Statistics I have stumbled across in my internet travels. These posts cover both the Food and Beverage industry and individual companies.

Food and Beverage Statistics

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Stat posts here are edited and updated almost daily, so be sure to check back often!

Percentage of the healthy snacks market that cereal & granola account for:


Last updated 5/21/19

Average amount of sodium US adults consume daily:

3,400 mg (recommended amount is 2,300 mg)

Americans spend less than 10% of their income on food.

12 plants and 5 animal species generate 75% of the world’s food supply.

Amount of food the average American consumes annually:

1,996 pounds

How much more packaged foods do Americans consume versus fresh food:

31% more packaged