Florida residents, visitors sure do love the bananas at Flying J

The travel center operator has sold more than 300,000 to us within the last year.

click to enlarge Pilot Flying J recently analyzed the 20 most popular food and drink offerings from its 2017 sales data. - Courtesy of Pilot Flying J
Courtesy of Pilot Flying J
Pilot Flying J recently analyzed the 20 most popular food and drink offerings from its 2017 sales data.


So, um, I guess the best-selling item at Pilot Flying J in Florida is bananas. Who woulda thunk it?

According to the huge network of travel centers, the Sunshine State is among the four locales that’ve sold more than 300,000 ’nanas within the last year — joining Texas, Georgia and Indiana. We know this because Flying J recently analyzed the 20 most popular food and drink offerings from its 2017 sales data by state. 

A few other interesting top purchases across the country? The go-to snacks at Flying J for Minnesotans are egg rolls. Illinois has a thing for mac and cheese (medium-size orders, that is). And Busch Light reigns supreme as far as beer-loving Iowans are concerned.

There are more surprising, strange buys where those came from, too — just take a look at the infographic above.

With more than 750 retail locations in 44 states, Flying J offers an assortment of on-the-go food and drink options and also features the fast-casual PJ Fresh Marketplace inside its travel centers.

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