America's appetite for spice has skyrocketed over the past 50 years

April 7, 2015 5:57 PM

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America's appetite for spice has skyrocketed over the past 50 years

With the explosive growth of Sriracha hot sauce, it may come as no surprise that Americans love spice. But according to a new report from the USDA we import and consume more spices than any other nation right now.

“The Spice Market in the United States: Recent Developments and Prospects” details domestic spice buying and eating habits over the past 50 years. The United States produces nearly 40 percent of its annual spice needs, and imports the rest. Growing Over the past half century, domestic consumption of...

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