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New Jersey ranks No. 1 for the love of breakfast

NEW JERSEY – In a new study conducted by Denny’s, 66% of New Jerseyans claim to be in love with breakfast. New Jersey ranked No. 1 state for the love of breakfast in comparison with the 50 states.

According to the Denny’s Breakfast Index, which examined the breakfast preferences and eating habits of more than 2,000 U.S adults, New Jersey’s favorite breakfast is eggs. After all, who doesn’t love eggs in their breakfast? 59% of Americans do.

New Jersey’s top 5 breakfast items:
1. Eggs
2. Pancakes
3. Bacon
4. Hashbrowns
5. Sausage

Some additional insights about New Jersey’s love for breakfast are as follows:

  • New Jersey’s favorite eggs are cheesy scrambled eggs
  • New Jersey’s favorite pancakes are buttermilk pancakes
  • 73% of New Jerseyans consider breakfast to be the most important meal of the day
  • 61% claim that their favorite foods are breakfast foods
  • 60% claim to eat more breakfast during the pandemic than before
Top breakfast-loving states ranked from highest to lowest for love of breakfast:
1. New Jersey
2. Wyoming
3. Oklahoma
4. Georgia
5. North Carolina
6. Oregon
7. Idaho
8. West Virginia
9. South Carolina
10. Vermont
11. Iowa
12. Kansas
13. Colorado
14. Washington
15. Arizona
16. Kentucky
17. Massachusetts
18. Alaska
19. South Dakota
20. Michigan
21. Louisiana
22. Indiana
23. Illinois
24. Arkansas
25. Minnesota
26. Maine
27. California
28. Missouri
29. Maryland
30. Utah
31. Tennessee
32. New Mexico
33. New York
34. Nebraska
35. Wisconsin
36. Nevada
37. Pennsylvania
38. Delaware
39. Ohio
40. Virginia
41. Montana
42. Hawaii
43. Florida
44. Alabama
45. Texas
46. New Hampshire
47. North Dakota
48. Connecticut
49. Mississippi
50. Rhode Island

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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