Just in time for National Eat Your Vegetables Day, which is Thursday, Green Giant polled 5,000 Americans about their love of vegetables.
Broccoli was named the overwhelming favorite for yet another year, with carrot coming in second and corn in third. For those who picked broccoli as their favorite, 100% cited “taste” as the reason. While Broccoli is still tops, corn and carrot are gaining in popularity. Seven-times more states picked corn as their favorite this year, compared to last year. Between 2019 and 2021, the number of states picking carrot as their favorite jumped 500%, while the number who picked broccoli was actually down 23%.Two veggies really dropping in popularity are tomato and cucumber, which were favorites last year, but didn’t make the list this year.
Here's a news story from 2019 that shows how much we've changed.