What Are the Most Common Snacks Eaten during the Super Bowl®?

The type of food most people eat while watching the Super Bowl® is chips and dip, including both potato and tortilla chips. Some of the most common dips are salsa, onion dip, and guacamole. Chicken wings are the second most popular snack at a Super Bowl® party. This is according to information from the National Chicken Council, which estimates that Americans collectively eat over 1.25 billion chicken wings while watching the Super Bowl®. Pizza and single-serving desserts, like cookies or cupcakes, are also popular game day options.

More information about Super Bowl® snacks:

  • The 1.25 billion chicken wings to be eaten during the Super Bowl® add up to over 100 million pounds (more than 45 thousand metric tons).

  • The Calorie Control Council estimates that the average Super Bowl® viewer will consume more than 1,200 calories from snacks alone.

  • According to the USDA, Super Bowl® Sunday is the second biggest day in terms of food consumption in the US — after Thanksgiving Day.

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