Chips Topped October Bank Holiday Weekend Takeaway Orders, Says Flipdish
Irish digital food ordering solution Flipdish has revealed the takeaway orders that were most popular among Irish consumers during the October Bank Holiday weekend. Details Flipdish stated, "Flipdis...
Irish digital food ordering solution Flipdish has revealed the takeaway orders that were most popular among Irish consumers during the October Bank Holiday weekend.
Flipdish stated, "Flipdish, a digital ordering platform, has revealed the takeaway orders that were most popular among Irish consumers this Bank Holiday weekend. Unsurprisingly, chips remain the top choice for Irish consumers as it made up 53% of orders over the Bank Holiday weekend.
"Flipdish's data also detailed the top three food items ordered over the extended weekend break and included chips (53%), battered sausages (17%) and margherita pizza (11%). Coca-Cola (13%), Coke Zero (3%) and Fanta (2%) were the most popular drinks among Irish consumers this weekend.
"The top 10 food items ordered in Ireland:
- Chips (53%)
- Battered sausage (17%)
- Margherita pizza (11%)
- Onion rings (9%)
- Curry chips (5%)
- Chicken tenders (5%)
- Doner kebab (5%)
- Taco chips (5%)
- Snack box (4%)
- Chicken burger (4%)
"Getting down to the saucey parts of the data, dips are a staple when it comes to adding that extra flavour to those adored chips. Garlic (19%) and Curry (18%) sauce won the hearts of Ireland this weekend as they were the two most ordered dips."
Flipdish Co-Founder And CEO Statement
Flipdish co-founder and CEO Conor McCarthy stated, "I am delighted to see that as the country begins to reopen after a turbulent few months and people can come together once again and enjoy a takeaway or some food in a restaurant with each other, something that we once took for granted. Seeing orders increase by 135% this Bank Holiday Monday [October 25] compared to a regular Monday in October is heartwarming as Irish consumers are keen to order directly from their favourite restaurants and takeaways and aid in the recovery of the hospitality sector.
"Flipdish's technology can help restaurants, bars, cafés, and hotels get online with their own branded website and mobile app within hours. This allows them to get online faster where they can connect with loyal consumers directly and ensure the best customer experience possible."
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