HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP:

ESTIMATED U.S. PER CAPITA CALORIES CONSUMED DAILY

Year

Primary

weight

(market level)*

Loss from

retail/institutional

to consumer level

Weight at

consumer

level

Loss at

consumer

level (uneaten

food, spoilage,

etc.)

Per capita

consumption

(adjusted for loss)

Calories

per serving

Serving

weight

Calories

consumed

daily**

Servings

(teaspoons)

consumed

daily***

lbs/yr

percent

lbs/yr

percent

lbs/yr

oz/daily

g/daily

number

grams

number

teaspoons

1970 0.5 11.0 0.5 34.0 0.3 0.0 0.4 16.0 4.2 2 0.1
1971 0.8 11.0 0.7 34.0 0.5 0.0 0.6 16.0 4.2 2 0.1
1972 1.2 11.0 1.0 34.0 0.7 0.0 0.8 16.0 4.2 3 0.2
1973 2.1 11.0 1.8 34.0 1.2 0.1 1.5 16.0 4.2 6 0.4
1974 2.8 11.0 2.5 34.0 1.6 0.1 2.0 16.0 4.2 8 0.5
1975 4.9 11.0 4.3 34.0 2.9 0.1 3.6 16.0 4.2 14 0.8
1976 7.2 11.0 6.4 34.0 4.2 0.2 5.2 16.0 4.2 20 1.2
1977 9.6 11.0 8.5 34.0 5.6 0.2 7.0 16.0 4.2 27 1.7
1978 10.8 11.0 9.6 34.0 6.3 0.3 7.9 16.0 4.2 30 1.9
1979 14.8 11.0 13.1 34.0 8.7 0.4 10.8 16.0 4.2 41 2.6
1980 19.0 11.0 16.9 34.0 11.1 0.5 13.8 16.0 4.2 53 3.3
1981 22.8 11.0 20.3 34.0 13.4 0.6 16.7 16.0 4.2 63 4.0
1982 26.6 11.0 23.7 34.0 15.6 0.7 19.4 16.0 4.2 74 4.6
1983 31.2 11.0 27.8 34.0 18.3 0.8 22.8 16.0 4.2 87 5.4
1984 37.2 11.0 33.1 34.0 21.9 1.0 27.2 16.0 4.2 104 6.5
1985 45.2 11.0 40.2 34.0 26.5 1.2 33.0 16.0 4.2 126 7.9
1986 45.7 11.0 40.7 34.0 26.8 1.2 33.4 16.0 4.2 127 7.9
1987 47.7 11.0 42.5 34.0 28.0 1.2 34.8 16.0 4.2 133 8.3
1988 49.0 11.0 43.6 34.0 28.8 1.3 35.7 16.0 4.2 136 8.5
1989 48.2 11.0 42.9 34.0 28.3 1.2 35.2 16.0 4.2 134 8.4
1990 49.6 11.0 44.1 34.0 29.1 1.3 36.2 16.0 4.2 138 8.6
1991 50.3 11.0 44.8 34.0 29.5 1.3 36.7 16.0 4.2 140 8.7
1992 51.9 11.0 46.2 34.0 30.5 1.3 37.9 16.0 4.2 144 9.0
1993 54.5 11.0 48.5 34.0 32.0 1.4 39.8 16.0 4.2 152 9.5
1994 56.2 11.0 50.0 34.0 33.0 1.4 41.0 16.0 4.2 156 9.8
1995 57.7 11.0 51.3 34.0 33.9 1.5 42.1 16.0 4.2 160 10.0
1996 57.5 11.0 51.2 34.0 33.8 1.5 42.0 16.0 4.2 160 10.0
1997 60.7 11.0 54.0 34.0 35.7 1.6 44.3 16.0 4.2 169 10.6
1998 62.1 11.0 55.3 34.0 36.5 1.6 45.3 16.0 4.2 173 10.8
1999 63.8 11.0 56.8 34.0 37.5 1.6 46.6 16.0 4.2 177 11.1
2000 62.5 11.0 55.6 34.0 36.7 1.6 45.6 16.0 4.2 174 10.9
2001 62.2 11.0 55.4 34.0 36.6 1.6 45.4 16.0 4.2 173 10.8
2002 62.5 11.0 55.6 34.0 36.7 1.6 45.6 16.0 4.2 174 10.9
2003 60.6 11.0 53.9 34.0 35.6 1.6 44.2 16.0 4.2 168 10.5
2004 59.6 11.0 53.1 34.0 35.0 1.5 43.5 16.0 4.2 166 10.4
2005 58.9 11.0 52.4 34.0 34.6 1.5 43.0 16.0 4.2 164 10.2
2006 57.8 11.0 51.5 34.0 34.0 1.5 42.2 16.0 4.2 161 10.1
2007 55.9 11.0 49.7 34.0 32.8 1.4 40.8 16.0 4.2 155 9.7
2008 52.7 11.0 46.9 34.0 30.9 1.4 38.5 16.0 4.2 146 9.2
2009 49.7 11.0 44.2 34.0 29.2 1.3 36.3 16.0 4.2 138 8.6
2010 48.3 11.0 43.0 34.0 28.4 1.2 35.3 16.0 4.2 134 8.4
2011 46.7 11.0 41.5 34.0 27.4 1.2 34.1 16.0 4.2 130 8.1
2012 45.7 11.0 40.7 34.0 26.9 1.2 33.4 16.0 4.2 127 8.0
2013 43.7 11.0 38.9 34.0 25.7 1.1 31.9 16.0 4.2 122 7.6

* U.S. per capita HFCS estimated deliveries for domestic food and beverage use.

** Number of daily teaspoons multiplied by calories per serving.

*** Grams per day divided by serving weight.

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service