Americans are obsessed with TV and snacking. In a recent survey, Eagle Foods, makers of G.H. Cretors Popped Corn, found that the average American clocks up 11 hours and 23 minutes of TV watching in a typical week, and a resounding 96% of people surveyed reported that they are likely to snack while tuning in. As some of television’s hottest fall shows make their season premieres over the next few weeks, 86% of Americans said they are likely to be snacking during the season premiere of their favorite show. And it’s not just mindless snacking. One-third of people reported that certain snacks pair better with different television shows. Pairings that Americans favor include:
This certainly explains our country's obesity epidemic!