What Makes up an American Meal

Feb. 26, 2015

The National Pork Board in partnership with Crimson Hexagon analyzed more than 30 million Facebook, Instagram and Twitter food posts with Crimson Hexagon’s ForSight Tool to discover what makes up an American meal.

The companies found popular food items and flavors to be less traditional than originally thought. Social media posts revealed that smoked, hot and spicy flavors coupled with proteins made up nearly half of socially shared food across all 50 states during the month of November. Cajun was the most common “ethnic” flavor, followed by Mexican and then Asian. (more…)

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