bacon Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular bacon dishes in restaurants
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with bacon
#1chicken wings
#2milk
#3cider
#4coca cola
69.08%
#5polenta
63.04%
#6wine
59.70%
#7fish
52.64%
#8waffles
36.42%
#9steak
29.95%
#10coffee
23.38%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve bacon

34.6%

52,896 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online bacon recipes

1.44%

20,666 of 1,431,592 Recipes

Overview

bacon Growth Over Time How bacon has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.250.50.7511.251.51.752
Year Over Year BACON growth or decline vs one year ago
8.04%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of bacon per consumer
2.78
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that bacon represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of bacon at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average
  • Eat In
  • Market Avg.
  • Eat Out
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve bacon

34.6%

52,896 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online bacon recipes

1.44%

20,666 of 1,431,592 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

The most popular ingredients, flavors, and variations for bacon, as well as the food and beverage combinations trending and fading over the past year

meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with bacon, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
23.65%
#2beef
20.61%
#3pork
16.1%
#4steak
15.33%
#5ham
5.33%
#6turkey
4.84%
#7brisket
3.26%
#8pork belly
3.21%
#9pulled pork
2.61%
#10lamb
1.79%
#11pancetta
1.47%
#12kielbasa
0.65%
#13roast beef
0.38%
#14pork chops
0.33%
#15pork tenderloin
0.33%
#16flank steak
0.11%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1flank steak
#2roast beef
#3kielbasa
#4pork chops
80.79%
#5pork belly
77.38%
#6steak
29.95%
#7ham
21.68%
#8lamb
21.02%
#9beef
5.88%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1brisket
51.67%
#2pulled pork
33.23%
#3pork
20.15%
#4pork tenderloin
17.57%
#5pancetta
15.81%
#6turkey
11.96%
#7chicken
2.33%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with bacon, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1hamburger
28.11%
#2eggs
25.77%
#3salad
18.99%
#4french fries
11.23%
#5ice cream
5.8%
#6guacamole
3.84%
#7chicken wings
2.41%
#8tacos
2.03%
#9mashed potatoes
1.81%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1chicken wings
#2guacamole
9.03%
#3tacos
4.91%
#4eggs
1.42%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1mashed potatoes
32.82%
#2french fries
25.17%
#3salad
15.61%
#4hamburger
13.95%
#5ice cream
13.69%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with bacon, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
21.26%
#2toast
20.5%
#3cake
13.84%
#4donuts
8.05%
#5waffles
6.04%
#6pancakes
5.28%
#7bagels
4.15%
#8biscuits
4.03%
#9brioche
3.52%
#10quiche
3.4%
#11sour dough
3.14%
#12pastry
3.02%
#13candy
1.51%
#14brownies
0.75%
#15tortillas
0.63%
#16oreos
0.5%
#17scones
0.38%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1tortillas
63.69%
#2waffles
36.42%
#3biscuits
33.33%
#4sour dough
20.06%
#5pastry
12.85%
#6bagels
10.59%
#7toast
7.32%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1brownies
67.74%
#2oreos
67.48%
#3cake
44.68%
#4candy
38.94%
#5scones
29.09%
#6brioche
27.24%
#7donuts
26.99%
#8bread
14.16%
#9quiche
11.09%
#10pancakes
10.92%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with bacon, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1potatoes
15.18%
#2spinach
12.26%
#3lettuce
11.68%
#4onion
9.05%
#5brussel sprouts
8.32%
#6asparagus
6.72%
#7broccoli
5.4%
#8corn
4.96%
#9savory
4.96%
#10kale
4.82%
#11pumpkin
3.07%
#12cauliflower
2.92%
#13cannabis
2.63%
#14sweet potato fries
2.04%
#15peas
1.46%
#16chilli
1.46%
#17aguacate
1.31%
#18salad potatoes
1.02%
#19green chilies
0.73%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1cannabis
#2green chilies
#3aguacate
#4salad potatoes
72.71%
#5cauliflower
32.03%
#6brussel sprouts
14.34%
#7broccoli
5.89%
#8asparagus
4.93%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1chilli
45.05%
#2pumpkin
37.85%
#3peas
36.76%
#4sweet potato fries
36.1%
#5onion
33.46%
#6savory
23.78%
#7potatoes
20.05%
#8corn
13.65%
#9kale
11.8%
#10lettuce
8.17%
#11spinach
7.88%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with bacon, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheddar
30.7%
#2butter
14.41%
#3milk
7.2%
#4mozzarella
7.2%
#5parmesan
6.69%
#6queso
6.52%
#7blue cheese
5.49%
#8cream cheese
5.15%
#9sour cream
3.95%
#10cream
3.95%
#11american cheese
1.37%
#12ricotta
1.37%
#13pepper jack
1.37%
#14paneer
1.2%
#15swiss cheese
1.03%
#16buttermilk
1.03%
#17vegan cheese
0.86%
#18asiago
0.51%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1milk
#2vegan cheese
#3american cheese
#4asiago
#5swiss cheese
75.12%
#6sour cream
10.48%
#7mozzarella
7.84%
#8cream cheese
7.42%
#9parmesan
3.59%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1paneer
39.44%
#2pepper jack
37.2%
#3ricotta
30.22%
#4blue cheese
24.67%
#5buttermilk
21.5%
#6cream
21.5%
#7butter
20.63%
#8cheddar
8.15%
#9queso
5.2%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with bacon, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1nutella
18.04%
#2homestyle sauce
14.83%
#3maple syrup
10.02%
#4peanut butter
7.62%
#5gravy
7.01%
#6syrup
6.81%
#7ketchup
6.21%
#8mayo
6.01%
#9salsa
5.21%
#10hot sauce
4.81%
#11honey
4.61%
#12bbq sauce
4.61%
#13jam
4.21%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1salsa
21.60%
#2honey
0.44%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1nutella
57.68%
#2peanut butter
42.53%
#3ketchup
32.29%
#4jam
27.61%
#5bbq sauce
23.74%
#6mayo
15.03%
#7syrup
10.03%
#8maple syrup
9.78%
#9gravy
7.64%
#10hot sauce
6.3%
#11homestyle sauce
3.35%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with bacon, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
74.76%
#2orange juice
8.25%
#3tea
8.25%
#4juice
5.19%
#5coca cola
2.36%
#6cider
1.18%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1cider
#2coca cola
69.08%
#3coffee
23.38%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1tea
35.94%
#2juice
33.57%
#3orange juice
25.67%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with bacon, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1pasta
62.11%
#2rice
12.73%
#3grits
12.11%
#4spaghetti
11.18%
#5polenta
1.86%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1polenta
63.04%
#2grits
4.67%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1spaghetti
35.03%
#2rice
32.55%
#3pasta
14.89%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with bacon, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
63.1%
#2garlic
25.79%
#3pepper
11.11%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
45.03%
#2pepper
22.38%
#3garlic
10.79%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with bacon, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
65.99%
#2bourbon
19.05%
#3whiskey
14.97%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
59.70%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1bourbon
16.88%
#2whiskey
12.18%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with bacon, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1fish
56.3%
#2salmon
43.7%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1fish
52.64%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1salmon
5.29%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with bacon, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1pineapple
52.08%
#2strawberries
47.92%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1pineapple
6.69%
#2strawberries
1.71%

Diets & Traits

Why people choose this dish, and how it performed in various popular diets over the past year

Top Motivators The leading reasons consumers choose bacon compared to all other dishes
fitness
18.85%
weight loss
6.20%
protein
2.51%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with bacon over time
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.511.522.533.544.555.566.5
  • Keto
  • Vegan
  • Clean Eating
  • Low Carb

Restaurant Analysis

A look at the most popular bacon dishes served in restaurants, their price points, and popularity

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve bacon

34.6%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature bacon

american restaurant

24%
bacon Pricing Analysis Average price of bacon across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$8.41$6.82$9.15$9.83$10.25AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular bacon Dishes The most notable variations of bacon served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Bacon Burger Chili's Grill & BarCorpus ChristiTexas
#2 Bacon CofaxLos AngelesCalifornia
#3 Bacon Cheese Burger Bacon BaconSan FranciscoCalifornia
#4 Bacon Cheeseburger Five GuysAlexandriaVirginia
#5 Bbq Bacon Cheese Fries Shake ShackLos AngelesCalifornia
#6 Bacon Cheese Fries Shake ShackNew YorkNew York
#7 Housemade Sausage Ham Fried Chicken Bacon Denver Biscuit Company at Stanley MarketplaceAuroraColorado
#8 Raclette Bacon Onions Loaded Fries 375 FriesNew YorkNew York
#9 Two Eggs W Millionaires Bacon Sweet MapleSan FranciscoCalifornia
#10 Eggs W Bacon Cheese Tompkins Square BagelsNew YorkNew York
Menu Items How many total instances of bacon found in restaurants across the country
159,279
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of bacon variations on a restaurant's menu
3.01

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online bacon recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for bacon
20,666
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use bacon as an ingredient
19,812
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of bacon recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
#1

Green Pea Salad with Bacon and Cheese from KitchMe

#2

Keto Bacon Ranch Chicken from Fabulessly Frugal

#3

Low Carb Pinwheels with Bacon and Cream Cheese from 730 Sage Street

#4

Bacon Ranch Garlic Parmesan Pasta from The Salty Marshmallow

#5

Black Pepper Cheddar Bacon Biscuits from Damn Delicious

#6

Bacon, Shrimp and Corn Chowder from The Blond Cook

#7

Creamy Whole30 Bacon Garlic Spaghetti Squash from Paleo Gluten Free Eats

#8

Low Carb Muffin Tin Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf from MoscatoMom.com

#9

Creamy Cauliflower Bacon Garlic Brussel Sprouts from Paleo Gluten Free Eats

#10

Keto bacon burger casserole from Diet Doctor

#11

Keto Bacon Ranch Chicken from Fabulessly Frugal