Let's Talk Turkey
By Star-Times/ Austin Grabow
November 22, 2023
It should not come as a surprise to learn that Americans frequent the turkey train to gravy town every Thanksgiving. In 2021, 5.1 billion pounds of turkey were consumed in the U.S. and the average American ate 15.3 pounds of turkey. In fact, the National Turkey Federation reports that roughly 88 percent of Americans eat Thanksgiving turkey. This means that roughly 293.3 million people will eat turkey on Thanksgiving in 2023.
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