Just for Fun: What Mayonnaise Reveals About You!

ATLANTA, Ga. (June 20) – When planning your summer picnic menu, don’t hold the mayonnaise! In addition to its great taste, this popular condiment is a health-friendly product you can bring to your next event.

Mayonnaise can reveal a lot about your personality as well! A survey¹ commissioned by The Association for Dressings and Sauces reveals some interesting facts about mayonnaise devotees. For instance:

-Half of consumers who named mayonnaise as their favorite condiment are less likely to be competitive, athletic, or risk takers, while the other half rated themselves as the most ambitious of all condiment devotees.

-Mayonnaise buffs are equally split between being social butterflies and leisure lovers.

-25% of those surveyed used mayonnaise more often than any other condiment.

-Overall, mayonnaise devotees represent a wide range of interesting people who enjoy adding its great flavor to foods like salads, sandwiches, and more.

With so many varieties available, mayonnaise can be part of a well-balanced diet, meeting anyone’s dietary needs. The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends increased use of oils to replace solid fats, where possible. Mayonnaise was highlighted as a food that contains oil. Mayonnaise is made with healthy oils such as soybean, canola and olive. In addition, commercial mayonnaise is free of trans fats.


¹The omnibus survey was conducted by Synovate for the Association for Dressings & Sauces.

The Association for Dressings & Sauces is an international trade association representing salad dressing, mayonnaise, and condiment sauce manufacturers and suppliers to this industry. Visit www.dressings-sauces.org to learn more about the health, safety and fun facts of mayonnaise.