The Tremendous Bowl is lower than every week away and the Nationwide Retail Federation says, behind Thanksgiving, it’s the second largest day of meals consumption within the U.S.
Due to that, native Meijer shops in metro Detroit anticipate huge gross sales.
“5 million beers, which equates to 504 beers per minute through the recreation, which is fairly big,” stated Christina Fecher with Meijer. “We additionally anticipate to promote 875,000 avocados.”
She added that quantity of avocados can produce greater than four hundred,000 kilos of guacamole.
However based on a CBS Information recap of Tremendous Bowl 2016, chips and dip aren’t the one issues People are consuming on recreation day.
In line with a research by thehill.com when the Patriots tackle the Falcons Feb. 5, People will spend greater than $14 billion, or about $seventy five per individual, at Tremendous Bowl events.
The place is all that cash going? Snacks, tons and plenty of snacks.
In line with CBS Information, that is how that cash is spent:
Hen wings: Based on the Nationwide Broiler Council, 1.three billion wings have been consumed main as much as and through Tremendous Bowl 50.
Pizza: People spent $330 million on pizzas throughout Tremendous Bowl weekend 2016, in accordance with RetailMeNot. People additionally spent greater than $109 million on frozen pizza final yr throughout final yr’s Tremendous Bowl week, in response to IRI.
Salty snacks/guacamole/salsa: Spending on salty snacks topped $537 million final yr. Greater than 139 million kilos of avocados have been consumed throughout this yr’s recreation, a rise from greater than 123 million the yr earlier than.
Beer/liquor: Greater than $583 million was spent on beer, and one other $109 million on liquor, per CBS Information. How a lot liquor is sufficient? It is dependent upon whether or not you’re a Detroit Lions fan, ready on your staff’s prospects to show round.