As part of the 2021 retrospective, the distribution platform I Food Revealed the foods most requested by Brazilians throughout the year. According to the company, the hamburger continues to reign supreme in the national preference: This method had over 100 million requests for sandwiches, with an average of four requests per second.
“X-todo” were the favorite, but other fast food varieties were also heavily identified, such as X-Bacon and X-Salda.
Ranking of most orders
- dishes with meat
- Chicken Dishes
- sushi a sashimi
- lunch boxes
- Pasta and Pizza
- fish dishes
Also according to iFood, the number of healthy meals increased: In March 2021, the number of orders for salads and açai, for example, doubled over the same period in 2020. A similar increase was registered by requests for Japanese food, while Italian food deliveries grew by 61 percent. The sushi and sashimi category alone had over 37 million orders.
Among desserts, the most requested items are cakes and pies; ice crem; milkshakes; Acai and Moose. The platform also entered a new habit from this year: bakery items, including bread, for breakfast.
The data was collected from January to November this year based on orders placed across Brazil. According to the publication, an average of 60 million orders are placed per month.