basil Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular basil dishes in restaurants
#1MISSION HILLS BASIL GIMLET
Harley Gray (San Diego, California)
#2BASIL PAD THAI NOODLE
Nudpob Thai Cuisine (Boston, Massachusetts)
#3SPICY FUSILLI VODKA BASIL PARMESAN PASTA
Jon & Vinny's Restaurant (La, California)
#4FRESH MOZZARELLA TOMATOES ROASTED PEPPERS BASIL OLIVE OIL
Parsippany's Best Pizza (Parsippany-troy Hills, New Jersey)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with basil
#1chicken breasts
#2balsamic vinegar
#3gin
#4crabs
69.77%
#5pineapple
56.71%
#6thyme
43.95%
#7extravirgin olive oil
42.96%
#8pepperoni
42.48%
#9cilantro
39.05%
#10tea
38.59%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve basil

7.95%

12,147 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online basil recipes

0.61%

9,723 of 1,593,361 Recipes

Overview

basil Growth Over Time How basil has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1800.10.20.30.40.50.60.70.8
Year Over Year BASIL growth or decline vs one year ago
13.71%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of basil per consumer
1.94
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that basil represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of basil 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 basil

7.95%

12,147 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online basil recipes

0.61%

9,723 of 1,593,361 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

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

grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with basil, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1pasta
72.57%
#2spaghetti
12.34%
#3rice
6.82%
#4gnocchi
5.38%
#5quinoa
2.89%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1rice
28.21%
#2quinoa
24.55%
#3pasta
13.96%
#4spaghetti
7.77%
#5gnocchi
1.19%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with basil, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1pesto
43.23%
#2olive oil
20.44%
#3marina sauce
16.62%
#4tomato sauce
7.18%
#5marinara
5.09%
#6olives
2.72%
#7balsamic vinegar
2.63%
#8extravirgin olive oil
2.09%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1balsamic vinegar
#2extravirgin olive oil
42.96%
#3olive oil
5.27%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1marina sauce
21.36%
#2pesto
14.3%
#3marinara
12.69%
#4tomato sauce
12.23%
#5olives
11.35%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with basil, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1mozzarella
46.98%
#2parmesan
17.08%
#3burrata
11.05%
#4ricotta
7.61%
#5feta
4.83%
#6goat cheese
4.27%
#7butter
3.9%
#8cream
2.69%
#9buffalo mozzarella
1.58%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1buffalo mozzarella
#2cream
22.54%
#3burrata
16.41%
#4feta
9.94%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1goat cheese
39.64%
#2mozzarella
22.48%
#3parmesan
14.36%
#4butter
8.7%
#5ricotta
4.69%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with basil, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1salad
43.85%
#2pho toppings
7.04%
#3curry
6.67%
#4ice cream
6.2%
#5eggs
5.82%
#6ravioli
5.54%
#7tofu
5.35%
#8tomato soup
4.98%
#9lasagna
4.41%
#10stir fry
3.47%
#11risotto
3.47%
#12fried rice
2.35%
#13chicken wings
0.85%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1chicken wings
#2fried rice
87.55%
#3pho toppings
16.41%
#4tofu
15.94%
#5tomato soup
12.17%
#6ice cream
0.14%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1risotto
29.94%
#2ravioli
26.41%
#3eggs
19.16%
#4stir fry
17.36%
#5salad
12.62%
#6curry
9.57%
#7lasagna
2.99%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with basil, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1garlic
39.91%
#2oregano
8.57%
#3pepper
7.92%
#4parsley
7.16%
#5mint
7.05%
#6cilantro
6.29%
#7rosemary
5.64%
#8thyme
5.31%
#9salt
4.34%
#10ginger
3.9%
#11chocolate
3.9%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1thyme
43.95%
#2ginger
41.78%
#3cilantro
39.05%
#4rosemary
10.12%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1mint
47.95%
#2oregano
46.11%
#3parsley
30.97%
#4pepper
27.24%
#5chocolate
18.51%
#6salt
15.92%
#7garlic
14.79%
meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with basil, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
41.51%
#2beef
12.96%
#3bacon
10.21%
#4steak
8.03%
#5pork
8.03%
#6prosciutto
7.34%
#7pepperoni
5.96%
#8turkey
4.24%
#9chicken breasts
1.72%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1chicken breasts
#2pepperoni
42.48%
#3beef
18.81%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1bacon
10.45%
#2pork
10.05%
#3prosciutto
9.46%
#4chicken
8.4%
#5turkey
7.5%
#6steak
7.27%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with basil, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1green gram
16.52%
#2spinach
14.97%
#3zucchini
10.98%
#4greens
10.31%
#5kale
7.32%
#6onion
5.76%
#7asparagus
5.65%
#8cauliflower
5.32%
#9broccoli
5.21%
#10arugula
4.99%
#11potatoes
4.1%
#12squash
3.77%
#13beetroot
3.55%
#14truffles
0.67%
#15jalapeno
0.55%
#16scallions
0.33%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1scallions
#2jalapeno
#3squash
55.22%
#4cauliflower
19.65%
#5arugula
19.65%
#6broccoli
18.92%
#7greens
13.88%
#8spinach
9.28%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1potatoes
43.6%
#2zucchini
41.53%
#3beetroot
38.27%
#4green gram
33.1%
#5truffles
29.94%
#6onion
15.97%
#7asparagus
11.07%
#8kale
7.3%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with basil, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
38.72%
#2toast
20.06%
#3pastry
11.98%
#4crust
10.58%
#5cake
9.47%
#6sour dough
9.19%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cake
32.29%
#2pastry
26.11%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
32.67%
#2toast
28.3%
#3crust
14.75%
#4sour dough
6.58%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with basil, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1salmon
35.67%
#2fish
33.84%
#3tuna
11.59%
#4lobster pieces
11.28%
#5crabs
7.62%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1crabs
69.77%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1lobster pieces
51.5%
#2fish
24.55%
#3tuna
22.96%
#4salmon
18.42%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with basil, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
57.38%
#2cocktail
17.72%
#3margarita
14.35%
#4gin
10.55%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1gin
#2cocktail
37.86%
#3margarita
1.86%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
9.85%
nuts and seeds Trends Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with basil, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
52.63%
#2pine nuts
47.37%
Fastest Rising nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1pine nuts
10.24%
#2coconut
7.79%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with basil, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
62.16%
#2tea
37.84%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1tea
38.59%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
10.27%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with basil, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1strawberries
53.06%
#2pineapple
46.94%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1pineapple
56.71%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1strawberries
15.12%

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 basil compared to all other dishes
fitness
17.88%
clean eating
4.05%
weight loss
3.75%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with basil over time
Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1801.252.53.7556.257.58.751011.2512.513.751516.25
  • vegan
  • vegetarian
  • clean eating
  • gluten free

Restaurant Analysis

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

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve basil

7.95%