Turkey demand almost doubled in the 1980s as Americans flocked to low-fat foods. Since then, per-capita disappearance -- a proxy for consumption -- has been fairly stable. There's a market for deli meat and ground turkey, while the bird's parts are less popular, said Dewey Warner, a research associate with Euromonitor International in Chicago. "Chicken is more culturally instilled in people," he said.U.S. production has climbed faster than demand in the past two years.