Agricultural Economic Report No. (AER-829) 23 pp

January 2004

The Demand for Food Away from Home: Full-Service or Fast Food?

This publication examines how population trends and rising incomes will affect spending on food away from home, and estimates the expected growth rates in spending for food at full-service and fast food restaurants.

Keywords: food spending, food expenditures, fast food, full-service restaurants, food away from home

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