AUSTIN, Texas (December 18, 2017) –– As the holiday entertaining season continues, Whole Foods Market is revealing some of their customers’ foodie favorites for the season, including the most searched and top-rated recipes, favorite prepared foods, and the bestselling holiday staples featuring new lower prices to inspire home cooks for the hosting season.
Here’s a look at the top food-focused favorites:
Top recipes searched on wfm.com
Whole Foods Market is constantly experimenting with new flavors and developing delicious recipes to create convenient meal solutions for their customers. This year, recipes for Dry Brined Citrus Turkey, Classic Butternut Squash Soup and Classic Gluten-Free Stuffing ranked among top customer picks, featuring fresh, unique ingredients, and easy-to-follow instructions to make anyone feel like a culinary innovator – right in their own kitchen.
Most popular prepared food picks
Whole Foods Market is renowned for its innovative prepared foods offerings and bakery items that are inspired by local flavors. For the holiday season, the brand’s global e-store menu featured items ranging from full turkey dinners with all the trimmings to exclusive offerings developed by local chef partners. According to customers, this year’s top prepared picks were: the nine-inch Bittersweet Chocolate Pecan Pie from cult-favorite Brooklyn-based pie shop, Four & Twenty Blackbirds, the Thanksgiving dinner for 12, and the vegan meal from the renowned Philadelphia vegan chefs at Vedge.
Favorite Whole Foods Market products on Amazon
Whole Foods Market’s 365 Everyday Value, high-quality private label products became available through Prime Pantry and Prime Now in August. Top-selling items for snacking and baking this holiday season through Prime Pantry and Prime Now include the 365 Everyday Value Organic Dark Chocolate with Coconut (3 ounce), 365 Everyday Value Organic Crunchy Pretzel Sticks, 365 Everyday Value Four Cheese Thin Crust Pizza and 365 Everyday Value Organic Fruit Strips, among others.
Common questions for sous-chef, Alexa!
This holiday season, customers turned to Alexa for their cooking queries and had sweet treats on their mind! The request, “Give me a recipe for hot chocolate” topped the list of most asked-for recipes, followed by “How do you make chocolate chip cookies?” at a close second.
Preferred price-reduced products at Whole Foods Market
Beginning immediately following the close of the acquisition, Whole Foods Market began rolling out lower prices on a selection of grocery staples across its stores, with the most recent wave focusing on best-selling holiday staples. This year, Whole Foods Market saw the highest amount of sales on turkeys and sweet potatoes – ever.
From fresh, seasonal ingredients for your holiday table, to cooking and baking advice from sous-chef Alexa, Whole Foods Market and Amazon have everything you need to make delicious memories this holiday season.