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Old Oct 28th 2011, 07:24 PM
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Top Ramen and other packaged noodles have a lot of expensive supermarket and convenience store shelf space which means they sell. As do the multitude of prepared macaroni dinners. The microwave was a big influence on decreasing home meal preparation.
Do you have any data on said decrease?
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Old Oct 30th 2011, 01:39 PM
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A quick search in Google didn't turn up any comparison data. But it did supply lots of stats about US eating habits:



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Hard to find direct comparison data, but given that the US has more restaurants and more fast food places (per capita) than anywhere else in the world, the implication is obvious.
Yeah, I wonder how much of that is a result of people eating out during the week - many of my co-workers consistently eat out for every lunch during the work week. That could drive results in one direction for sure.

It's interesting nonetheless.
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