August 8, 2008

Numbers Game: The Syrup Spike

In 1980, average per capita consumption of high fructose corn syrup in the United States clocked in at _______ pounds. In 2005? ________ pounds.

(Source: US Census Bureau)

a) 19, 59

b) 10, 31

c) 5, 48
d) 25, 38

Leave your guess in the "comments" section and come back on Tuesday for the answer!


Hokule'a Kealoha said...

is it c ?

Norma said...

I'm guessing a. But someone is definitely getting my corn syrup since I rarely drink soft drinks. I know it's in other foods, but that one's huge. I've heard you have to get Mexican bottled Coke to get real sugar (the old flavor Coco Cola).