Most popular cereal: Honey Nut Cheerios.
Runners-up: Cheerios; Post Honey Bunches of Oats; Kellogg Frosted Mini Wheats
Most popular color car: White (black is a close second)
Most popular deodorant: Secret
Runners-up: Axe; Old Spice, Degree
Red wine has the edge over white wine, 47% to 40%
Skim milk slams whole milk 61 to 45 servings per capita
Coke is it 17% of the time. Diet Coke and Pepsi only 9.9%.
We eat more chicken but beef is still up there, 87 to 66 pounds per capita
Bud Light is 2-1 over its full calorie brother, Bud.
White bread is losing ground to wheat bread but still #1.
Most popular fruit is an orange (not for me).
Shrimp wins hands-down as the most popular fish. Yes, FDA classifies shrimp as fish, not seafood. 2-1 over canned tuna. Then salmon.
Orbit sells over $200 million of its gum if you can believe. Trident which used to be #1 is way back at $146 million but still second.
On the booze side, Smirnoff vodka, Jack Daniel’s whiskey, Jose Cuervo tequila and Bacardi rum all #1.
No wonder the French hate tourists. Paris is #1 tourist destination worldwide. U.S. is second followed by Spain, China, and Italy.
Jif is #1 for more than 20 years. Skippy is #2.
Vanilla ice cream creams chocolate by 2-1.
#1 job in America? Retail salesclerk. 4.2 million if you can believe.
Runners-up: Cashiers, office clerks, food preparation and serving workers; registered nurses.
And my favorite bit from the article?
What item does Walmart sell the most of?
[I could have made you look up the article but it’s Monday. Bananas. We eat 107 on average per year.
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