Burger Consumption Stays Strong

August 24, 2015

Americans’ love affair with burgers is still on, still hot. “Burgers certainly aren’t going away,” says Jennifer Aranas, project director for Chicago researcher Datassential, which has released its MenuTrends Keynote Report on Burgers. “In terms of consumption, they’re still going strong.”

Three out of four Americans had a burger in the past week–23% had one in the past 24 hours; another 26% in the last 2-3 days—according to the Datassential report. About two-thirds of the burgers we eat are consumed away from home, and although only about one-third of quick-service restaurants menu burgers that’s enough for QSRs to be the…