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Number of turkeys sold for Thanksgiving

How many turkeys have been sold for Thanksgiving?

46 million

Believe it or not, in 2012, the average American ate 16 pounds of turkey.  It is widely known the fact that 88% of the Americans eat turkeys on Thanksgiving.  Needless to say, 46 million turkeys have been sold for Thanksgiving.  Moreover, 22 million turkeys have been eaten on Christmas and 19 million turkeys have been eaten on Easter.  It is important to know that turkey consumption has increased 104% since 1970.  This is definitely something.

This fact is verified on : January 17, 2014.





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