The graph provides information about how many
of three products were consumed from 1981 to 2007.
, there have been significant changes. The most noticeable was the decrease
all spreads in 2007.
If we look at butter consumption in 1981, it is obvious that it started with the highest scores, which amounted to 140
. After that, in 1986 it reached a peak of 160
, in subsequent years the usage of butter abruptly declined, ending up with 50
. Consumption of margarine fluctuated till 2001, and
, there was a dramatic drop in 2007.
It seems that, in 1996 there was
new product launch, which was called low fat/reduced spreads.
Low-fat products were not widespread till 1996, they significantly gained
popularity in 2001.
To sum up
, butter and margarine were the most popular spread in 1981, but in 2007 low-fat items gained more popularity than others