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Pot noodles and pineapple peelers - Amazon's bestselling products in Belfast revealed

Amazon has released its Summer 2017 Trends Report, revealing the most popular items sold in Belfast so far this year - and it turns out we love nothing more than a pot noodle and peeling a pineapple.

The newly released report lists some of the most popular product trends across the UK.

In the food and drink category, Belfast saw large sales in Chicken and Mushroom flavour Pot Noodles, but that's not to say we don't look after our health as Sevenhills Wholefoods Raw Chia Seeds were also top of the list.

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Amazon's pineapple peeler

When it comes to books, it seems Belfast has been enthralled by Channel 4's television adaptation of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale which has seen sales soar in recent months.

Meanwhile, health expert Joe Wicks is proving to be as popular as ever - his book Lean in 15 - The Shift Plan: 15 Minute Meals and Workouts to Keep You Lean and Healthy is among the site's top sellers, and a particular favourite in Belfast.

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Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale

Our top items for the home are a little more random as we enjoy using the Silentnight Deep Sleep Pillow as well as a pineapple peeler, corer & slicer - but it is important to get a good night's sleep after some strenuous pineapple peeling.

For health and beauty, it seems there's only one product at the top of our wish list and that's the Stargazer Glitter Fix Gel, but we also enjoy a bit of Activated Charcoal Natural Teeth Whitening Powder which has apparently been flying off the shelves.

So, a dazzling smile and a bit of glitter and Belfast is ready for a night out.

Looking at trends across the UK, it should come as no surprise Ed Sheeran is the most streamed artist so far this year, while Clean Bandit's hit Rockabye is the most streamed song.

Meanwhile, January saw Japan emerge as the most popular travel destination anticipated this year, with Rome, Berlin and Sri Lanka making the top 10 non-UK based travel books.

And it will not be a shock to know April saw a huge 721% month-on-month sales increase in fidget spinners.

Amazon's Summer 2017 Trends Report:

Top trends in Belfast

Books

  • The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood (Paperback book)
  • Lean in 15 - The Shift Plan: 15 Minute Meals and Workouts to Keep You Lean and Healthy by Joe Wicks (Paperback book)

Health and Beauty

  • Stargazer Glitter Fix Gel

Food and Drink

  • Sevenhills Wholefoods Raw Chia Seeds
  • Chicken and Mushroom flavour Pot Noodle

Party Accessories

  • Personalised Hen Party bag

For the Home

  • Silentnight Deep Sleep pillow
  • Pineapple peeler, corer & slicer

Pet Supplies

  • Dog grooming clippers

Top ten print books in the UK

  • Tom Kerridge's Dopamine Diet: My Low-carb, stay-happy Way to Lose Weight by Tom Kerridge
  • Lean in 15 - The Shift Plan: 15 Minute Meals and Workouts to Keep You Lean and Healthy by Joe wicks
  • Mary Berry Everyday by Mary Berry
  • Lean in 15 - The Sustain Plan: 15 Minute Meals and Workouts to Get You Lean for Life by Joe Wicks
  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
  • Lean in 15 - The Shape Plan: 15 Minute Meals With Workouts to Build a Strong, Lean Body by Joe Wicks
  • The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet: Lose weight fast and Reprogramme Your Body by Michael Mosley
  • Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo
  • The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live Well by Meik Wiking
  • A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled by Ruby Wax

Top ten eBooks in the UK

  • Silent Child by Sarah A. Denzil
  • The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan
  • The Gift by Louise Jensen
  • Sister Sister by Sue Fortin
  • The Missing Ones by Patricia Gibney
  • Lies by TM Logan
  • Apple Tree Yard by Louise Doughty
  • The Silent Wife by Kerry Fisher
  • A Boy Made of Blocks by Keith Stuart
  • The Breakdown by BA Paris

Most streamed artists in the UK

  • Ed Sheeran
  • The Beatles
  • Coldplay
  • Queen
  • Elvis Presley
  • Little Mix
  • Eminem
  • Drake
  • Adele
  • Bruno Mars

Most streamed songs in the UK so far

  • Clean Bandit - Rockabye
  • Rag'n'Bone Man - Human
  • Ed Sheeran Galway - Girl
  • Justin Timberlake - Can't Stop The Feeling!
  • Ed Sheeran - Shape of You
  • The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey - Closer
  • James Arthur - Say You Won't Let Go
  • Jax Jones - You Don't Know Me
  • Lukas Graham - 7 Years
  • NEIKED - Sexual

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