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National junk food day was Wednesday, July 21st. Each year, this day permits us to chow down on our favorite junk foods.
Bid-On-Equipment analyzed Google search trends for more than 5,000 terms and keywords related to junk food to find the most popular junk food in each state.
- 35% of Americans eat junk food every day.
- Top reasons people eat junk food: 1. It tastes good (49%) 2. It’s comforting (16%) 3. It’s convenient (12%) 4. Stress relief (10%) 5. Boredom (4%).
- The most popular junk food nationwide: 1. Donuts 2. Cake 3. Cream pies 4. Ben & Jerry’s 5. Cupcakes 6. Strawberry shortcake 7. Apple crumb 8. Bundt cake 9. Chicken pot pie 10. Doritos.
- The average American spends $20 on junk food items per week.
Take a look at the full report and let me know if you can use any of this for a story?