Milton ranks 1st for most Thanksgiving shopping done in the GTA


Published October 3, 2023 at 3:22 pm

Thanksgiving is almost here, and Milton residents take the holiday very seriously, according to stats recently released by Sobeys.

The major Canadian supermarket chain recently used stats from their online grocery delivery service to determine which cities in the GTA and Canada are shopping the most for classic Thanksgiving foods.

In their report, Milton shoppers ranked first in ordering the most pumpkin puree, sweet potatoes, carrots, pumpkin pies and cranberries during the Thanksgiving season.

“A close second is East Toronto, where people fancy ordering sweet potatoes, carrots and pumpkin pies,” said Sobeys.

Here’s which cities ranked highest for certain Thanksgiving items:

Top 3 GTA cities that bake the most with pumpkin puree:

  1. Milton
  2. West Toronto (Bloor West Village / Swansea)
  3. Wellington (Elora)

Top 3 GTA cities that eat the most sweet potatoes:

  1. Milton
  2. East York (Woodbine Heights)
  3. East Toronto (The Danforth East)

Top 3 GTA cities that ordered most 2 lb carrot bags:

  1. Milton
  2. Georgetown
  3. East Toronto (The Danforth East)

Top 3 cities eating the most Compliments brand pumpkin pie:

  1. Milton
  2. East Toronto (The Danforth East)
  3. Etobicoke (New Toronto / Mimico South / Humber Bay Shores)

Top 3 cities that love cranberry sauce on their turkey:

  1. Milton
  2. Caledon
  3. Aurora

Top cities that  like to eat ham on Thanksgiving too:

  1. Innisfil
  2. Bowmanville West
  3. Orangeville South
  4. Ajax Southwest
  5. Aurora

Are you surprised by these results, Milton?

All data courtesy of Sobeys

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