National Chicken Council

Americans will eat slightly more chicken than last year's record amount

US set to eat record-breaking amount of chicken

By Aaron McDonald

Americans are expected to eat more chicken than ever before, despite foodservice and supermarket reports claiming consumption dropped by 6.9% and 3.4% respectively.

Retails sales are up for poultry, but there is also growing demand in foodservice

Chicken is the most popular protein with Gen X

By Oscar Rousseau

Meat consumption figures reveal poultry’s popularity is strongest with Generation X, but it is not just them that crave chicken as demand surges across America. 

An estimated 1.25 billion chicken wings were eaten during the game

Super Bowl Sunday sees chicken wing sales soar

By Georgi Gyton

Last Sunday’s Super Bowl in Arizona, saw sales of chicken wings go through the roof, as viewers munched their way through countless buckets of chicken during the game.

US farmers gain $170m promise from government

US farmers gain $170m promise from government

By Carina Perkins

The US government has announced plans to buy up $170m of domestically-produced meat and fish products to help the country’s struggling livestock sector.

FDA ordered to reconsider antibiotic regulations

FDA ordered to reconsider antibiotic regulations

By Melodie Michel

A US federal court has ordered the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to finish a reviewing process started 35 years ago, and that could lead to a ban of prophylactic use of antibiotics in livestock.


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