Nearly 75% of Shoppers Grill Vegetables, Survey Says

Nearly 75% of Shoppers Grill Vegetables, Survey Says
Courtesy of The Packer

The summer grilling season is getting underway, but it's not just burgers and brats going on the grill.

According to a nationwide survey by Idaho Fall, Idaho-based Category Partners, nearly 75% of respondents said they grill vegetables, with cornpotatoesonionspeppers and mushrooms in the top favorites, the company said in a news release.

Category Partners surveyed 1,000 consumers age 25-65+ and found that grilling is most popular with those in the Northeast and the South, according to the release. Those age 25-44 grill the most.

Midwesterners' favorite grilling items are potatoes and mushrooms, while Western top choices are peppers and asparagus, according to the release.

“As consumers continue seeking healthy options, grilling is a great-tasting, easy way to add vegetables to their meals,” Cara Ammon, Category Partner’s director of research, said in the release. Read More