Hog Wild and Produce Free: A Statistical Breakdown of Our Food Landscape

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.60 - The retail cost (per pound) of sugar over the past year. [Table 732]

Sugar Prices

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.60 - The retail cost (per pound) of sugar over the past year. [Table 732]

Hog Wild

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4 - The number of U.S. states that have a higher population of pigs and hogs than humans (Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska and North Carolina). [Table 866], [Table 12]

Domestic Corn Production

41.2 - The percentage of the world's corn that was produced domestically over the past year; that's 333 million metric tons of corn. [Table 846]

The Cost to Feed a Family

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116.20 - The weekly cost it takes to feed a family of four on a nutritious diet. [Table 731]

Free Lunch for Everyone

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2,742 - The number (in millions) of free lunches served to children this past year via the National School Lunch Program. [Table 568]

Milk Production Per Cow

20,600 - The pounds of milk produced annually, per cow. There were 9,201,000 cows used for milk production this past year. [Tables 868 and 869]

One Giant Bar Tab

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18,844 - The total sales (in millions) at bars and taverns across the country this year, a 98% increase in sales since 1990. [Table 1282]

Totaling Up the Green Pea Harvest

441,580 - The total number of green peas (per cwt) harvested and processed nationally this past year. The leading states for green pea production are Minnesota, Washington, and Wisconsin. [Table 856]