Per capita availability of corn products has grown from 1989 to 2019

Per capita availability of corn products has grown from 1989 to 2019

In 2019, 36.5 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 21.8 pounds per person in 1989, according to ERS’s food availability data. Wheat flour availability was 131.1 pounds per person in 2019, below its peak of 146.8 pounds in 1997.


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