The National Chicken Council reports that Super Bowl weekend is decidedly the biggest time of the year for wings. Based on their statistical data, more than 1 billion wing portions will be consumed during Super Bowl weekend, or more than 90 million pounds of wings. (Check out are tangy, tantalizing wing recipes by clicking here).
Wow! Ninety millions pounds of wings in one weekend. Then chicken wings must be the most popular food eaten in homes on Super Bowl weekend, right?
According to the NPD Group market research firm that tracks Americans’ eating habits, vegetables are the No. 1 food eaten in homes during the last three Super Bowls. “It always amazes me that we think everybody is eating pizza and drinking beer on this day,”NPD Group vice president Harry Balzer said in a statement.
The top 10 list of Super Bowl Sunday foods from NPD Group:
3. Carbonated Soft Drinks
4. Total Salty Snacks