Americans’ food spending habits have a changed a lot in the past century. Individuals from the Silent Generation, the demographic directly after the Great Depression, spend their money much differently than the members of Generation Z.

How much does the average person spend on food? Which generations are spending the most on fruits, vegetables, and meat? Are younger generations dining out more often than older generations?

Here is an infographic by HowToCook.Recipes on how different generations spend their money on food.

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How Do Different Generations Spend Their Money on Food?

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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