There are a lot of people that like bacon these days. It was not always that way. Bacon was one of the first ways that people were able to preserve pork safely. Now it is a phenomenon that has taken the world by storm, making it not only one of the best breakfast foods, but also it has become a staple in many people’s lives.

This infographic illustrates the brief history of the beacon. Since bacon prices peaked in 2014, they are no falling back to earth, and demand is skyrocketing as a result. But while bacon may be back, human history shows a long-time love affair with the cured meat. Since beginning of this year, the price of pork is starting to plummet. The price of bacon is expected to continue declining, which will result in more bacon.



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