Potatoes and tomatoes are the most commonly consumed vegetables

Potatoes and tomatoes are the most commonly consumed vegetables

In 2017, 49.2 pounds of potatoes per person and 28.7 pounds for tomatoes per person were available for consumption after adjusting for losses. Forty-two percent of loss-adjusted potato availability was frozen and 56 percent of loss-adjusted tomato availability was canned, as French fries and pizza sauce contribute to the high consumption of these two vegetables. The third highest vegetable—onions—came in at 11.3 pounds per person.


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