Here's How Many People Living In The US Actually Eat Canned Chili
By SHAYE GLISSON
According to Statistica, 125.34 million Americans consumed canned chili in 2020, with the number projected to increase to 128.27 million in 2024. A beloved American classic, canned chili is easy-to-make and affordable, but why is consumption on the rise?
During the Covid lock-down, people stayed home and chose to eat less expensive food options. With resulting income loss and travel restrictions, food prices increased, and as a result, many people resorted to purchasing cheaper, less healthy foods.
Canned chili is a satisfying and inexpensive meal containing beans, beef, and a tomato base. Whether the pandemic affects people’s shopping habits or not, the “meal-in-a-can” will always be a popular and affordable food choice enjoyed in the U.S.