Broccoli is America’s favorite vegetable, but it’s not Washington’s

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Green Giant conducted a survey to find America’s favorite veggies by state (PRNewsfoto/Green Giant)

SEATTLE — Carrots are Washington state’s favorite vegetable, according to a survey conducted by Green Giant the iconic brand synonymous with veggies. But Broccoli is the reigning favorite vegetable across the United States.

In the open-ended survey timed to National Eat Your Vegetables Day (June 17), Green Giant polled nearly 4,000 Americans to determine the most popular vegetable in each state.

Surveyors found:

  • Broccoli is the most popular vegetable in 47% of U.S. states
  • Corn is the second most popular vegetable, chosen as the favorite in nine U.S. states
  • Idaho, known for its potatoes, was the only state to choose peas as the favorite veggie
  • Onions, peppers, celery and spinach are noticeably absent from the list of favorites

Survey Data Compilation – 3,902 U.S. residents ages 18 and older agreed to take an open-ended survey outlining their favorite vegetable and the state they reside in. The survey was conducted by Green Giant from April 20, 2018 to May 4, 2018 using Crowd Tap.

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