September is National Chicken Month! There are so many ways to dress up this versatile American staple. It’s no wonder that chicken is the most consumed protein in the U.S. In fact, Americans eat more chicken than anyone else in the world – more than 90 pounds per capita in 2015. Let’s take a trip around the world for some inspiration to liven up your weekly menu.
….to celebrate National Chicken Month! That’s right, there’s an entire month to honor the tasty, original white meat! Did you know that Americans consume more chicken than anyone else in the world – 83.6 pounds per capita. The U.S. also has the largest broiler chicken industry of the world. But what’s a broiler? That’s the name given to chickens that are raised to be eaten. While pork has been the favored meat for some time, chicken is expected to become the world’s most consumed meat over the next 5 years. In fact, the world’s appetite for poultry is inclining faster than any other meat. But why is chicken so popular?