Many bacon fans call the “cured belly of a swine carcass,” USDA’s definition for bacon, “meat candy” because it’s “satisfying and delicious.”
The average American consumes 18 lbs. of bacon each year. Bacon has what it takes to deliver what consumers want, and the companies in the infographic have the sales to prove it.
This graph shows the sales of the leading refrigerated bacon brands of the United States in 2017. Oscar Mayer was the second-ranked refrigerated bacon brand of the United States with about $806.5 million worth of sales in 2017.