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    U.S. Food Consumption: Vegetable intake has increased 24% since 1970


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    Wednesday, June 09, 2004 11:06 am Email this article
    From 1970 to 1997, U.S. intake of vegetables, including fresh and processed, increased 24 percent per person, from 335 pounds to 416 pounds per person according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service.                                                                            

    Selected Vegetables

    U.S. Consumption per person from 1970-1997

    Year
    Fresh
    Processed
    TOTAL% Change since 1970
    1970
    153 lbs
    183 lbs
    335 lbs
    NA
    1980
    150 lbs
    187 lbs
    336 lbs
    +0%
    1990
    167 lbs
    216 lbs
    383 lbs
    +14%
    1997
    186 lbs
    230 lbs
    416 lbs
    +24%

    REFERENCE

    Putnam JJ, Allshouse JE. Food consumption, prices, and expenditures, 1970-97. Statistical Bulletin No. 965, 1999 April, Table 1. http://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/sb965/

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