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Top food and drink trends in Canada, according to Google searches

Top drink and food trends in Canada, according to Google searches
WATCH: All these food and drinks have seen the biggest increase in search volume so far this year.

New insight from Google Canada reveals what food and drinks are trending across the country, and how reliant we’ve become on our phones when it comes to getting fed.

Our smartphones have virtually become our sous-chefs, the “Farm to Smartphone” report points out.

Canadians who use their mobile for dining inspiration, use it to decide:

  • where to eat (55 per cent)
  • what to eat (37 per cent), and
  • who to eat with (12 per cent)

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More than half of Canadians regularly watch videos about food or drink ideas, recipes or “how-tos.”

Technology is also helping health-conscious foodies be more mindful of the nutritional value of what they eat.

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Here’s a look at the food and drinks that have seen the biggest spike in interest between the start of the year until now:

Canada’s Top Trending Alcoholic Drinks

10. Gin
9. Hot Toddy
8. Cava
7. IPA
6. Tequila Sunrise
5. Whiskey
4. Moonshine
3. Irish Car Bomb
2. Mezcal
1. Moscow Mule

What is a Moscow Mule, you ask? It’s a delicious combination of vodka, ginger beer and lime juice, and is usually served in a copper mug.

WATCH: How to make a Moscow Mule

Eat Beat – The Moscow Mule
Eat Beat – The Moscow Mule

Canada’s Top Trending Non-Alcoholic Drinks

10. Kombucha Tea
9. Bubble Tea
8. Hibiscus Tea
7. Kombucha
6. Arnold Palmer
5. London Fog
4. Tumeric Tea
3. Latte Macchiato
2. Lemonade
1. Guava Juice

Notice that Kombucha, a fermented drink made with tea, makes it on the list twice.

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The health benefits of kombucha
The health benefits of kombucha

Canada’s Top Trending Foods:

10. Steel cut oats
9. Kumquat
8. Dragon fruit
7. Jackfruit
6. Pomelo
5. Maple syrup
4. Overnight oats
3. Bone broth
2. Marshmallow
1. Sourdough bread

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The popular Vietnamese dish Pho was also named a global food trend in an American report this past April. Searches for it spiked in January.

Another popular search: how to make pork shoulder.

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Our infographic below shows some of the foods Canadians are searching for most on Google.

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