Food Consumption, Prices, and Expenditures, 1970-97

Statistical Bulletin No. (SB-965) 189 pp, April 1999

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by Judith Jones Putnam and Jane E. Allshouse

This annual bestseller presents historical data on food consumption, prices, and expenditures by commodity and commodity group, supply and use, prices, total expenditures, and U.S. income and population. Includes 29 charts dealing with food consumption trends, from changes in per capita consumption, to share of income spent for food.

Keywords: food consumption, disappearance data, food use data, food supply, nutrients available for consumption, retail food prices, expenditures

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