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Food stores on Shopify

Updated Jan 14 2022

There are 49,278 live Shopify stores in the Food category.

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

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The most popular subcategories under Food are:

  • 13.7% of Shopify stores in the Food category sell Baked Goods & Desserts products
  • 9.2% of Shopify stores in the Food category sell Candy & Sweets products
  • 7.9% of Shopify stores in the Food category sell Meat & Seafood products

Here are the the top Food subcategories by store count.

Growth of Food Stores On Shopify

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

  • Shopify stores in the Food category have increased 8.0% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q4.
  • Shopify stores in the Food category have increased 47% year-over-year in 2021 Q4.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
889
2017 Q2
663
2017 Q3
762
2017 Q4
972
2018 Q1
915
2018 Q2
1,044
2018 Q3
1,198
2018 Q4
1,140
2019 Q1
1,394
2019 Q2
1,503
2019 Q3
1,341
2019 Q4
1,473
2020 Q1
1,835
2020 Q2
4,568
2020 Q3
3,747
2020 Q4
4,870
2021 Q1
4,393
2021 Q2
3,752
2021 Q3
3,834
2021 Q4
3,631
2022 Q1 (to date)
413
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 Category

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

  • Instagram is used by 60.9% of Shopify stores in the Food category.
  • Facebook is used by 57.7% of Shopify stores in the Food category.
  • Twitter is used by 16.7% of Shopify stores in the Food category.
Type
Stores
Instagram
29,998
Facebook
28,439
Twitter
8,253
YouTube
4,684
Pinterest
4,448
LinkedIn
2,418
Tiktok
767
Facebook Group
337
Yelp
216
Snapchat
175

Contact Information On Shopify Stores In The Food Category

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

  • 57.3% of Shopify stores in the Food category have an email on their website
  • 43.8% of Shopify stores in the Food category provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
28,240
Phone
21,580

Top Countries For Shopify Stores In The Food Category

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

  • 50.1% of Shopify stores in the Food category are in United States
  • 11.0% of Shopify stores in the Food category are in United Kingdom
  • 9.4% of Shopify stores in the Food category are in Canada
  • 7.7% of Shopify stores in the Food category are in Australia
Country
Stores
24,674
4,643
3,805
1,907
1,175
996
555

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

Top Shopify Apps For Stores In The Food Category

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

  • 18.2% of Shopify stores in the Food category have installed the Product Reviews Shopify app.
  • 13.1% of Shopify stores in the Food category have installed the Mailchimp Shopify app.
  • 13.1% of Shopify stores in the Food 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 Category

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

We're tracking 276 different technologies that have 267,278 collective installs on Shopify stores in the Food category.

  • Cloudflare CDN is used by 98.9% of Shopify stores in the Food category.
  • Apple Pay is used by 58.6% of Shopify stores in the Food category.
  • Shop Pay is used by 53.9% of Shopify stores in the Food category.

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

Technology
Stores
28,872
26,547
19,607
6,476

Number Of Products Sold For Shopify Stores In The Food Category

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

  • 26.3% of Shopify stores in the Food category sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 21.7% of Shopify stores in the Food category sell 10 - 24 different products.
  • 15.5% of Shopify stores in the Food category sell 25 - 49 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
12,978
10 - 24
10,693
25 - 49
7,637
50 - 99
6,087
100 - 249
5,320
250 - 999
3,699
1000 - 4999
1,385
5000 - 9999
178
10000 - 24999
93
25000 - 99999
30

Top Shopify Themes For Stores In The Food 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 26.7% of Shopify stores in the Food category.
  • The brooklyn theme is used by 7.0% of Shopify stores in the Food category.
  • The minimal theme is used by 4.9% of Shopify stores in the Food category.
Theme Name
Stores
debut
13,167
brooklyn
3,427
minimal
2,415
dawn
1,694
narrative
1,657
express
1,469
supply
1,362
venture
1,323
simple
1,194
impulse
1,039

Top-level Domain Distribution For Shopify Stores In The Food 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.

  • 71.3% of Shopify stores in the Food category have a .com domain.
  • 5.5% of Shopify stores in the Food category have a .co.uk domain.
  • 5.1% of Shopify stores in the Food category have a .com.au domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
35,117
.co.uk
2,691
.com.au
2,525
.ca
1,776
.co.nz
751
.co
601
.in
566
.shop
454
.net
380
.co.za
289

Top Stores In The Food Category

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
McCormick
237
2016/12/30
Houston Chronicle
574
2016/12/30
Goli
1,733
2018/09/28
Flavor God
2,477
2016/12/30
Magnolia Bakery
2,555
2016/12/30

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New Stores In The Food Category

Here are the top 5 most recent Food stores.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
ProLon Canada
1,140,474
2022/01/14
www.cakesbay.in
2,541,689
2022/01/14
Slushy Szn
2,554,480
2022/01/14
Royal Cane
2,597,132
2022/01/14
Saffronware
2,623,342
2022/01/14

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