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What's in a name? PUKKA celebrates pie lovers nationawide by revealing top pie eating stats

Article Date: 2019-03-08

To celebrate British Pie Week, Pukka Pies has revealed the pie eating habits of the nation, including the top 10 names of Brits most likely to love pies.
Top 5 most popular male pie lover names
1.    John
2.    David
3.    Paul
4.    Michael
5.    Alan

Top 5 most popular male pie lover names
1.    Sarah
2.    Lisa
3.    Claire
4.    Emma
5.    Gemma
The new research[1] by the number one pie brand[2] also found those named Alan are most partial to a Steak & Kidney filling above any other, whereas Gemmas prefer chicken filled pies. And if your name begins with a J, you’re statistically more likely to love pies.
Rachel Cranston, head of marketing at Pukka Pies says: “Britain’s continued love affair with pies shows no signs of waning, and this year we wanted to celebrate British Pie Week by unveiling the nation’s top pie-eating habits.”
Pukka Pies, which has been named the brand of choice for half of pie lovers[3], has also unveiled that a quarter (26%) of us indulge in a pie once a week, with Wednesday being the most common day of the week to eat pies[4]. A third (33%) of pie loving Brits also consider pies to be the best comfort food cure for a cold, rainy day. And nearly a quarter (24%) of Brits say their chippy tea is made even better with a pie.
Gravy is the condiment of choice for a third of Brits (36%), whilst nearly one in seven (13%) would choose brown sauce. When it comes to sides, chips continues to prevail as the favourite (32%), with mash in second place (25%) and fresh veg in third (22%).
In terms of pie flavours, steak pies come up trumps – nearly half of Brits (46%) consider them the best, with Steak & Kidney hailed as the overall favourite. 
Top 10 favourite pie flavours (ranked in order of popularity)
1.    Steak & Kidney
2.    Steak & Ale
3.    All Steak
4.    Chicken & Mushroom
5.    Minced Beef & Onion
6.    Cheese & Onion
7.    Chicken & Gravy
8.    Chicken & Vegetable
9.    Curry Pie
10.  Leek & Potato
What’s more, a quarter of us (25%) like to vary our pie flavours, with men being more adventurous than women when it comes to switching up their pie flavour choices (28% vs 21% respectively).

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