Top 10 most searched ice cream flavors revealed

By Jim Cornall contact

- Last updated on GMT

There are many different flavors of ice cream, but one clearly comes out on top.  Pic: Getty Images/artJazz
There are many different flavors of ice cream, but one clearly comes out on top. Pic: Getty Images/artJazz

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UK specialist insurance company Lexham Insurance insures ice cream vans, leading it to look into the most popular ice cream flavors, both in the UK and worldwide, by analyzing the monthly search volume of popular ice cream flavors in 121 different countries.

While there are literally thousands of flavors worldwide, the company chose to focus on 22 flavors, which revealed 113 out of 121 countries searched for chocolate ice cream more than any other flavor in the past year.

In a single month, 97,790 people across the world searched where they could buy their favorite flavor, which the company extrapolated to more than 1.2m a year.

Second on the list was vanilla ice cream, with more than 1m searches per year, followed by mint chocolate chip ice cream, with 713,520 searches per year.

Top 10 most searched ice cream flavors globally, per month:

1.  Chocolate (97,790)

2.  Vanilla (89,210)

3.  Mint Chocolate Chip (59,460)

4.  Cookie Dough (54,850)

5.  Buttered Pecan (51,350)

6.  Neapolitan (45,280)

7.  Banana (35,310)

8.  Toffee (30,810)

9.  Caramel (30,310)

10. Dark chocolate (28,360)

On a per-country basis, top in the US was cookie dough, with 40,500 monthly searches, which also resonated in Germany, with 480 monthly searches. It led the way in Mexico, too.

In France, it’s Neapolitan with 500 monthly searches for the tricolored ice cream.

In Iceland, toffee topped the list, as it did in Austria and Bahrain.

In the Philippines, banana is number one, with 6,600 searches a month, while Singapore went for Rocky Road with 1,000 people.

Mint chocolate chip was the most searched in Ecuador, Madagascar, New Zealand, Russia and Tunisia.

Related topics: Retail & Shopper Insights, Ice Cream

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