6 Unbelievable Thanksgiving Food Consumption Facts.
According to a YouGov poll conducted in 2013, an estimated 85 percent of Americans celebrate Thanksgiving.
The holiday, which is traditionally celebrated by piling your plate high, creates an influx of food consumption stats in the country.
Here are six surprising facts about the foods Americans consume in celebration of Thanksgiving.
1, An estimated 46 million turkeys are eaten around Thanksgiving.
2, Most people consume an average of 2,500 to 4,500 calories during their Thanksgiving meal.
3, Thanksgiving is responsible for 40 percent of Campbell’s annual cream of mushroom soup sales.
4, 80 million pounds of cranberries are consumed during Thanksgiving.
5, 214 million pounds of potatoes are purchased in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving.
6, Nearly 19 million pre-made pies are purchased ahead of the holiday