U.S. vegetable consumption increases

Hollis, Paul L.
March 2004
Southeast Farm Press;3/10/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p17
Trade Publication
Reports on an increase in the U.S. vegetable consumption which could portend good fortune for Georgia producers. Boost to the per capita consumption of most vegetables due to consumer awareness and campaigns for healthy food products; Rise in the average U.S. consumption of fruits, vegetables and cereals during 1980-2000; Steady growth in blueberry production in Georgia; Peaches, pecans and apples as important tree and nut crops in Georgia in the opinion of Greg Fonsah, an Agricultural Economist with the University Of Georgia.


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