How Bacon Took Over the World

America's favorite meat has a long history of making people smile. ( Alison Fulton )

For years, we’ve been in the age of “bacon mania” where consumers can’t get enough of delicious cured pork belly and bacon-flavored foods. Consumers can’t get enough of the flavor!

But there’s a long history on America’s meat candy. Click below to see bacon’s rise to fame:

(Produced by: Alison Fulton, Farm Journal's PORK)

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