11 Countries that Consume the Most Turkey

Heads up poultry lovers, today we bring you the new list about your favorite food – 11 Countries that Consume the Most Turkey. If you’ve wanted to know who tops the turkey consumption in the world, today you’ll learn about it. Like in our previous list of countries that consume the most fish, you’ll be surprised with the winner in this list too.

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Turkey meat is healthier than chicken meat, it provides less fat, and a considerable amount of protein.  Turkey specialty is always on the menu on Thanksgiving, the time when the whole family gathers to have the traditional lunch. Our research about turkey consumption has shown us that many other countries love turkey, and some even more than the US. Let’s see which ones consume the most turkey in the world. We’ve ranked the countries by the turkey consumption per person per year.

11. Chile

The picturesque country located on the long and narrow strip of land between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, Chile, is our #11. Many ethnic groups in Chile have influenced the cuisine, making it diverse and colorful. Turkey has a notable presence in Chilean cuisine. It came to the country in the 16th century and started gaining popularity in the recent years. Annual consumption of turkey meat in Chile is 4.71 lbs per person.