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Food & Drink stores on Shopify

Updated Nov 19 2021

There are 101,562 live Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category.

In this report, we'll cover the following essential statistics on Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category.

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The most popular subcategories under Food & Drink are:

  • 48.4% of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category sell Food products
  • 35.5% of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category sell Beverages products

Here are the the top Food & Drink subcategories by store count.

Name
Store Count
49,148
36,031

Growth of Food & Drink Stores On Shopify

Here is the historical growth of stores on Shopify in the Food & Drink category.

  • Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category have increased 9.3% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q3.
  • Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category have increased 59% year-over-year in 2021 Q3.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
1,957
2017 Q2
1,388
2017 Q3
1,662
2017 Q4
2,076
2018 Q1
1,930
2018 Q2
2,327
2018 Q3
2,684
2018 Q4
2,505
2019 Q1
2,958
2019 Q2
3,284
2019 Q3
3,025
2019 Q4
3,302
2020 Q1
3,886
2020 Q2
9,494
2020 Q3
7,816
2020 Q4
10,502
2021 Q1
9,195
2021 Q2
7,800
2021 Q3
8,229
2021 Q4 (to date)
4,993
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

It's hard to know exactly when a Shopify store was first created but we use a heuristic combining DNS and WHOIS data that provides a reasonable approximation.

Social Media Usage On Shopify Stores In The Food & Drink Category

Here are the top social media sites for Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category.

  • Instagram is used by 60.9% of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category.
  • Facebook is used by 57.8% of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category.
  • Twitter is used by 18.8% of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category.
Type
Stores
Instagram
61,843
Facebook
58,743
Twitter
19,087
YouTube
9,937
Pinterest
8,618
LinkedIn
4,405
Tiktok
1,222
Facebook Group
703
Yelp
393
Snapchat
353

Contact Information On Shopify Stores In The Food & Drink Category

Here are the top contact methods for Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category.

  • 57.6% of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category have an email on their website
  • 42.3% of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
58,545
Phone
42,982

Top Countries For Shopify Stores In The Food & Drink Category

Here are the top countries for Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category.

  • 49.7% of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category are in United States
  • 11.2% of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category are in United Kingdom
  • 9.0% of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category are in Canada
  • 8.4% of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category are in Australia
Country
Stores
50,434
9,138
8,526
2,685
2,320
1,888
1,521
1,283

With a paid account, stores can also be segmented by region and city.

Top Shopify Apps For Stores In The Food & Drink Category

Here are the top Shopify apps, ordered by number of installs, across stores in the Food & Drink category.

  • 17.5% of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category have installed the Product Reviews Shopify app.
  • 13.9% of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category have installed the Mailchimp Shopify app.
  • 13.6% of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category have installed the Klaviyo: Email Marketing & SMS Shopify app.

With a paid account on Store Leads, you'll be able to see which stores have installed specific apps. You can also see when specific apps were installed (or uninstalled) by each store.

Top Technologies on Shopify Stores In The Food & Drink Category

Many Shopify merchants run third-party technologies on their store in addition to apps from the Shopify App Store.

We're tracking 297 different technologies that have 557,424 collective installs on Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category.

  • Cloudflare CDN is used by 98.8% of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category.
  • Apple Pay is used by 60.7% of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category.
  • Shop Pay is used by 55.9% of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category.

Here are the top 10 third-party technologies, ordered by number of installs, across all Shopify stores.

Technology
Stores
100,355
61,617
56,808
42,689
14,136

Number Of Products Sold For Shopify Stores In The Food & Drink Category

Here is the breakdown of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category by the number of products that they sell.

  • 27.1% of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 21.6% of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category sell 10 - 24 different products.
  • 15.7% of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category sell 25 - 49 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
27,560
10 - 24
21,981
25 - 49
15,957
50 - 99
12,963
100 - 249
10,174
250 - 999
7,131
1000 - 4999
2,706
5000 - 9999
310
10000 - 24999
156
25000 - 99999
57

Top Shopify Themes For Stores In The Food & Drink Category

Shopify has an active and extension theme store. Merchants using Shopify can use one of those pre-built theme or develop their own custom theme to meet their needs. We're currently tracking over 500 different Shopify themes. Here are the top themes.

  • The debut theme is used by 26.9% of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category.
  • The brooklyn theme is used by 6.7% of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category.
  • The minimal theme is used by 4.7% of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category.
Theme Name
Stores
debut
27,320
brooklyn
6,815
minimal
4,802
narrative
4,781
venture
2,971
supply
2,601
simple
2,390
express
2,374
impulse
2,270
venue
2,231

Top-level Domain Distribution For Shopify Stores In The Food & Drink Category

The majority of Shopify stores use a .com domain. This is not surprising since alternate top-level domains have only been introduced somewhat recently and there is still a certain cachet associated with .com domains.

  • 70.5% of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category have a .com domain.
  • 5.4% of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category have a .com.au domain.
  • 5.2% of Shopify stores in the Food & Drink category have a .co.uk domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
71,556
.com.au
5,502
.co.uk
5,308
.ca
3,313
.co
1,575
.co.nz
1,476
.shop
1,010
.in
801
.net
768
.co.za
645

Top Stores In The Food & Drink Category

Here are the top 5 Food & Drink stores ordered by worldwide store rank.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
McCormick
241
2016/12/30
Houston Chronicle
591
2016/12/30
SodaStream
824
2016/12/30
Black Rifle Coffee Company
916
2016/12/30
ReserveBar
1,475
2018/12/07

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New Stores In The Food & Drink Category

Here are the top 5 most recent Food & Drink stores.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
mall.smartshop.ec
115,381
2021/11/19
Killruddery House
413,370
2021/11/19
Frenchie Toquee
578,698
2021/11/19
waimanuka.co.nz
1,171,852
2021/11/19
Dessart Sweets Ice Cream & Candy Store
1,771,878
2021/11/19

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