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on September 3, 2015
PER CAPITA CHICKEN CONSUMPTION

US chicken consumption to reach 100 pounds by 2022

Consumer demand for chicken will drive per capita consumption above 100 pounds, notwithstanding future grain harvests and governmental regulations.

Chicken consumption will reach at least 100 pounds per person by the year 2022, Bill Roenigk predicted when he addressed the marketing and sales managers gathered at the Chicken Marketing Seminar 2015. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimates chicken consumption at 90 pounds on a retail weight basis in…

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