U.S. consumers' amount of meals eaten 'on the go' by generation 2012

This statistic presents survey results conducted in May 2012. US consumers were asked how many prepared at home meals they consume 'on the go' weekly. The study found out that Millennials consume 3.4 meals of their lunch food which was prepared at home 'on the go'.

U.S. consumers: Amount of prepared at home meals consumed 'on the go' in 2012, by generation (number of meals per week)*

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Release date

June 2012


United States

Survey time period

May 15 to May 22, 2012

Number of respondents


Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

U.S. consumers

Supplementary notes

* The original question ran as follows: 'Approximately how often do you eat meals prepared at home (excluding snacks) 'on the go'?'
** n = 500 Millennials and 500 Baby Bommers. Millennials are aged between 18 and 31 years. Baby Boomers are aged between 48 and 66.

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