It's no secret that Americans spend loads of money on Christmas. Between the holiday foods, fancy gifts for foodies and decorations things can get pretty expensive - we're talking billions, not millions of dollars spent by consumers across the country.
Did you know we spend six times as much money on Christmas gifts than we do on food? Or that the United States produces almost 2 billion candy canes each year? That's why the interactive infographic below is so fascinating. It allows you to see Christmas spending in real time.
Take a look to see how much Americans spend on holiday favorites like turkey, eggnog and other delicious treats.
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