Breakfast Cereal Statistics

Cereal Statistics Data
Annual cereal sales $7.7 Billion
Annual boxes of cereal sold 2.7 Billion
American households that purchased cereal at least once this year 92 %
Rank on list of top ten packaged goods sold in U.S. retail stores 4th
Pounds of sugar used annually by the cereal industry 816,000,000
Number of annual cereal television advertisements 1.3 million
Total spent on cereal commercial air time $762
Annual Cereal Production in Metric Tons  
Maize 654,907,048
Rice 588,946,937
Wheat 587,186,496
Barley 143,900,504
Sorghum 57,551,197
Millet 28,895,677
Oats 25,941,266
Rye 17,814,293
Statistic & Data References
Sources: NPD Group
Date research was conducted: March 17th, 2015