The vast majority of Brits likes turkey and mince pies, and although Christmas pudding, sprouts and cranberry sauce are less popular, they are still liked by most.
- 80% profess to liking turkey compared to just 10% who don’t
- 73% like mince pies, while 19% aren’t so keen
- The often-criticised sprout gets a thumbs up from 64% while one quarter (25%) disagree
- 60% say they like Christmas pudding, but 28% don’t
- Cranberry sauce is the least popular traditional food on the list, with 53% liking it compared to 28% who dislike the accompaniment.
Interestingly, though, the older generation is more likely to like this traditionally festive fare.
- While 84% of those over sixty like mince pies, just 65% of 18-24 year olds feel the same
- 44% of the younger group like cranberry sauce compared to 61% of their older counterparts Christmas pudding and sprouts are most likely to divide the ages;
- 42% of young people like Christmas pudding compared to 73% of over 60s
- And sprouts are enjoyed by just 44% of young people in comparison to the 73% of the older group.