Inox Leisure has released its Cinema Food Report, which is based on the food consuming habits of 70 million moviegoers across 167 Inox cinemas located in 74 cities of India.
Alok Tandon, CEO, Inox Leisure said, “When India eats at cinema, it is a moment to behold, a moment which is a confluence of two passions, movies and eating out. The cinema food report brings forth some useful comprehensions, that will help us to serve our guests better. These interesting observations, also depict the depth and breadth of our menu choices, and the level of efforts put in by our teams across India, to delight our patrons. With constant innovations, re-engineering of offerings and a strong intent to serve and delight, we have been taking our food story to newer heights, and this Report is just the right testimony to that.”
Perhaps it was not a surprise that the survey found that popcorn is the number food choice of Indian moviegoers. They consumer 863 metric tons of popcorn in 2022, the report said,
Indians and their love for piping hot samosas is eternal, even in movie theatres. In 2022, Indians bought enough samosas, 19.38 lakhs, which, if laid side by side would cover a distance of roughly 197 kilometers.
According to the report, the audience consumed enough Coke enough to fill Olympic sized swimming pool one and a half times. Interestingly, with 343,740 liters, the city of art, culture and cuisine, Kolkata consumed more Coke than any other metro city in 2022.
Sandwiches and burgers were next on the list followed by donuts, ice cream and brownies.
Inox’s full Cinema Food Report can be found on its website at https://cdn.inoxmovies.com/media/IN121322_food_report.pdf