Which U.S. Professionals Love Guacamole the Most? Find Out on National Guacamole Day
- Sarah Gurr
- 4 Min Read
Too much guac? We think there’s no such thing, and America’s workforce seems to agree. By our estimate, Americans devoured 6,961,940 pounds of guac at work in the past year—enough to fill an Olympic swimming pool! That is 2.94 pounds per person.
To celebrate National Guacamole Day (September 16), we pulled state-by-state ezCater sales data and ranked all 50 states by their guacamole consumption at work.
Here are the top ten guac-loving states (if you see yours, you may want to add extra guac to your next office lunch order).
- New York
Professionals in the top five states consume half the workplace guac in the country.
Here are a few more fun facts to whet your appetite for guac.
- According to our data, guac orders are on the rise. Businesspeople ordered 99.1 percent more guac this year than last, with some states growing even faster. Guac consumption rose 403 percent in Nebraska, and 202 percent in Indiana, in the past 12 months.
- Football fans eat 53.5 million pounds of guacamole on Super Bowl Sunday.
- A mailman named Rudolph Hass patented the most famous avocado variety, the buttery Hass.
The best style of guac is a hotly contested topic. Here’s a shout-out to some of them.
- Spicy guac with tart tomatillo salsa
- Creamy guac with the punch of fresh scallions and onions
- Guacamole spiked with crispy bacon bits
- Oh-so creamy guac with a dollop of Greek yogurt
- Healthful edamame guacamole (don’t knock it until you try it)
- Super chunky guac with a burst of bright tomato-corn salsa
- Good ol’ taqueria-style guac with a squeeze of lime and aromatic cilantro
- Guac with a dusting of smoky-sweet Aleppo pepper
No matter how your office likes it, we bet they’ll welcome some guac at your next team meeting.
Want to celebrate National Guacamole Day at your office? Order some tacos and guac through ezCater.