Per capita availability of corn products more than doubled between 1988 and 2018

Per capita availability of corn products more than doubled between 1988 and 2018

In 2018, 35.2 pounds per person of corn products (flour and meal, hominy and grits, and food starch) were available for consumption in the United States, up from 21.7 pounds per person in 1988, according to ERS’s food availability data. Wheat flour availability was 132.1 pounds per person in 2018, below its peak of 146.8 pounds in 1997.


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