10 Big Game Snack Facts

The Big Game is just a few days away!  As you prepare your shopping list, here are some Snack Facts about the foods sure to score big at your party!

Bleu Cheese dressing sales may skyrocket over the next few days in order to cover the 1.23 billion chicken wings fans will be eating on Sunday. That actually adds up to more than 100 million pounds of chicken wings.
National Chicken Council

Believe it or not, vegetables are the top food eaten in homes during Super Bowl. Maybe that’s because celery and carrots go so well with wings.  And of course, we all know they taste better with dip!
NPD Group

Not everyone gets to hang out on the couch for the Big Game.  Some people have to work including the Domino's Pizza delivery guys. The company estimates that it will deliver 11 million pieces of pizza to hungry viewers.
Domino's Pizza

Move over potatoes!  Tortilla chips get some respect at the snack table with 8.2 million pounds of them consumed by fans.
Calorie Control Council and Snack Food Association

What goes well with those Tortilla chips? Guacamole! An estimated 8 million pounds of avocados will be mashed up by football fans this coming Sunday!
California Avocado Commission

Chips, veggies, wings...they all go better with Dips! 32% of people say they plan on eating some form of the snack. From spinach to onion to veggie to taco-the snack table isn't complete without dip!
Supervalu Snack Down Survey by Harris Interactive

Whether you're on the couch or at the bar, about 4.3 million pounds of salty pretzels will be served up and consumed by fans.
Calorie Control Council and Snack Food Association

Salt makes you thirsty. All those pretzels and chips need to be washed down with something.  51.7 million cases of beer will be sold to quench the thirst of football fans.
The Nielsen Company

Polar Vortex be damned! Super Bowl Sunday is the most popular grilling day of winter with 62% of owners firing up the grill.
Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association

Get those sweatpants on standby! Super Bowl Sunday is the second highest day of food consumption in the United States after Thanksgiving.