U.S. food-away-from-home sales topped food-at-home sales in 2014

U.S. food-away-from-home sales topped food-at-home sales in 2014

Food away from home's share of total food expenditures rose to 50.1 percent in 2014, surpassing at-home food sales for the first time in 2014. During the 2007-09 recession and its aftermath, food away from home's share of total food spending fell from 49.0 percent in 2007 to 48.5 percent in 2008 and did not rebound to its pre-recession share until 2012.

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