Agricultural Economic Report No. (AER-820) 62 pp

February 2003

Food and Agricultural Commodity Consumption in the United States: Looking Ahead to 2020

This report analyzes how U.S. consumption of food commodities is projected to rise through 2020. The study uses date from USDA's food intake survey to project the consumption, through 2020, of 25 food groups and 22 commodity groups.

Keywords: Eating out, diet and health knowledge, food-commodity transition database, food consumption projections, commodity consumption projections, Continuing Survey of Food Intakes by Individuals, CSFII, food consumption, nutrition

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