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Flipdish Reveals Euro 2020 Final Food Trends

Published on Jul 20 2021 11:55 AM in Food tagged: takeaways / Food Delivery / Flipdish / EURO 2020

Flipdish Reveals Euro 2020 Final Food Trends

Irish digital food ordering solution Flipdish has revealed interesting food trends following the Euro 2020 final in Wembley.

During the match, Flipdish recorded a 19% increase in the value of orders compared to the first Sunday of the tournament.

Winners of the night include Flipdish’s Italian customers such as Romayos and Macaris.

EURO 2020 Final

Flipdish recorded 9,152 orders in Ireland on Sunday between 6pm and 11:30pm.

Coca-Cola was the most popular drink among Irish consumers.

Battered sausages were the most popular single food item ordered making up 8% of total orders.

Italian was a popular choice of cuisine on the night as pizza made up 22% of the total orders in Ireland.

Pizza made up 18% of orders across the tournament, helped by Italy's progression to the final.

Wimbledon also served up some interesting stats, as there was a 20% increase in orders on Saturday during the men's final, which saw Novak Djokovic claim his 20th Grand Slam title.


Conor McCarthy, Flipdish CEO and co-founder commented, “While customers were viewing the dramatic end to the Euro 2020 finals, Flipdish were ensuring that ‘it was coming home’ by assisting our partners with the ‘forza’ to complete almost 10,000 orders in Ireland during the match."

McCarthy added that "sporting events such as the final on Sunday and with the Olympics and Lions Test matches on the horizon, it is great to see that restaurants and takeaways can still benefit from such events despite indoor dining remaining closed."

McCarthy also commented on the group's QR code table ordering platform success during the tournament: "table ordering systems such as ours ensured efficiency in the sector as customers flocked back to their favourite pubs and enjoyed some excellent football games."

Flipdish co-founders and brothers Conor & James McCarthy are finalists in the Emerging Category of the 2021 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year awards.

The results will be announced later this year.

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