barbecue sauce Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular barbecue sauce dishes in restaurants
#1COMPLIMENTARY SWEET BABY RAY BARBECUE SAUCE
Sweet Baby Rays (Elk Grove Village, Illinois)
#2SHRIMP CRAB BARBECUE PORK SAUCE NOODLE
Vii Asian Bistro (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)
#3SMOKED CHICKEN WINGS BARBECUE SAUCE RANCH DRESSING
The Farmers Union (San José, California)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with barbecue sauce
#1chicken wings
#2beef
51.81%
#3pork
40.37%
#4chicken
38.57%
#5bbq sauce
5.51%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve barbecue sauce

0.07%

110 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online barbecue sauce recipes

0.06%

965 of 1,593,361 Recipes

Overview

barbecue sauce Growth Over Time How barbecue sauce has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1800.0050.010.0150.020.0250.030.0350.040.0450.05
Year Over Year BARBECUE SAUCE growth or decline vs one year ago
16.96%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of barbecue sauce per consumer
1.77
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that barbecue sauce represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of barbecue sauce 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 barbecue sauce

0.07%

110 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online barbecue sauce recipes

0.06%

965 of 1,593,361 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

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

meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with barbecue sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1pork
22.56%
#2chicken
19.62%
#3beef
18.6%
#4brisket
11.19%
#5pulled pork
9.86%
#6bacon
9.76%
#7steak
8.42%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1bacon
#2beef
51.81%
#3pulled pork
46.95%
#4pork
40.37%
#5chicken
38.57%
#6brisket
35.38%
#7steak
1.53%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with barbecue sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1marina sauce
71.34%
#2bbq sauce
28.66%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1bbq sauce
5.51%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1marina sauce
20.42%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with barbecue sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1chicken wings
53.69%
#2hamburger
46.31%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1chicken wings
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1hamburger
1.67%

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 barbecue sauce compared to all other dishes
fitness
9.64%
weight loss
1.98%
clean eating
1.70%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with barbecue sauce over time
Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1800.511.522.533.544.555.566.57
  • vegan
  • vegetarian
  • clean eating
  • gluten free

Restaurant Analysis

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

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve barbecue sauce

0.07%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature barbecue sauce

barbecue restaurant

39 %
barbecue sauce Pricing Analysis Average price of barbecue sauce across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$7.1$5.67$7.29$16.47AVG$$$$$$
Most Popular barbecue sauce Dishes The most notable variations of barbecue sauce served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Complimentary Sweet Baby Ray Barbecue Sauce Sweet Baby RaysElk Grove VillageIllinois
#2 Shrimp Crab Barbecue Pork Sauce Noodle VII Asian BistroOklahoma CityOklahoma
#3 Smoked Chicken Wings Barbecue Sauce Ranch Dressing The Farmers UnionSan JoséCalifornia
Menu Items How many total instances of barbecue sauce found in restaurants across the country
165
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of barbecue sauce variations on a restaurant's menu
1.5

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online barbecue sauce recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for barbecue sauce
965
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use barbecue sauce as an ingredient
171
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of barbecue sauce recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
1

Perfect Barbecue Sauce (and Pulled Pork) from Briana Thomas

2

Slow-Cooked Tofu in Pineapple Barbecue Sauce from FatFree Vegan Kitchen

3

Turkey Meatloaf with Homemade Barbecue Sauce from Flavor the Moments

4

Thai Barbecue Sauce from The Spruce Eats

5

Alternate Honey Barbecue Sauce With Riblets (Applebee's Copycat) from food.com

6

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork with Alabama White Barbecue Sauce from The Seasoned Mom

7

Baked Ham and Cheese Sliders with Barbecue Sauce from Meatloaf and Melodrama

8

Low Sodium Barbecue Sauce from food.com

9

White Barbecue Sauce from Rock Recipes

10

Grilled Salmon in Barbecue Sauce from The Spruce Eats