Their reports use DashPass and DoorDash order data from January 1, 2021, to October 1, 2021. Beyond late-night snacking, they also found, analyzing March 2021 data (when the vaccine became available), an increase in items like electrolyte-based drinks of 112%.
Key Findings for Convenience Stores
What were people ordering for late-night snacking?
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice cream
Mac and Cheese Bites
Peanut Butter Cups
Sour Cream & Onion Potato Chips
Sour Gummy Worms
Frosted Mini Donuts
For the first half of 2021, these were a few takeaways:
Snacking orders increase for items such as:
Glazed donuts (501% increase)
Sweet tea (284% increase)
Sour cream and cheddar potato chips (112% increase)
As vaccines became readily available in March, we also saw an increase in items like electrolyte-based drinks (112% increase) and aspirin (49%).