Mayonnaise Trumps Ketchup as the Most Popular Condiment

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Mayonnaise Trumps Ketchup as the Most Popular Condiment

Read on to learn how mayo has surpassed ketchup as America's most consumed condiment.

According to several Quartz, Americans now purchase over $2 billion worth of mayo every year.

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Mayonnaise has transformed from a typical sandwich addition to an ingredient in various dishes like tuna salad and even spicy sushi rolls.

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Since 2005, the market for low-fat mayo has nearly doubled, reflecting the health-conscious concerns of consumers. The rise of low-fat mayo has certainly helped the condiment cement its current status.

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The market for ketchup is substantial, bringing in about $800 million a year. Still, ketchup's market makes less than half of mayo's.

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At the moment, mayonnaise has taken the lead as America's favorite condiment, even surpassing ketchup. The market for mayonnaise is shockingly bigger than ketchup's.

Check out the slideshow above to learn more about mayo becoming the most popular condiment in America.

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