basil Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular basil dishes in restaurants
#1FRESH MOZZARELLA TOMATOES ROASTED PEPPERS BASIL OLIVE OIL
Parsippany's Best Pizza (Parsippany-troy Hills, New Jersey)
#2PAD THAI NOODLES BASIL STIR FRY CHICKEN
Noi Thai Cuisine - Hawaii (Honolulu, Hawaii)
#3SPICY FUSILLI VODKA BASIL PARMESAN PASTA
Jon & Vinny's Restaurant (La, California)
#4THAI BASIL FRIED RICE
Sakhuu Thai Cuisine (Dallas, Texas)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with basil
#1balsamic vinegar
#2crabs
#3truffles
#4scallops
75.33%
#5lobster pieces
37.57%
#6ravioli
34.11%
#7crust
33.75%
#8burrata
33.20%
#9pie
29.34%
#10curry
24.61%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve basil

8.02%

12,086 of 150,634 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online basil recipes

0.59%

11,329 of 1,917,533 Recipes

Overview

basil Growth Over Time How basil has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '1900.10.20.30.40.50.60.70.8
Year Over Year BASIL growth or decline vs one year ago
12.53%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of basil per consumer
1.89
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

8.02%

12,086 of 150,634 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online basil recipes

0.59%

11,329 of 1,917,533 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
73.35%
#2spaghetti
12.45%
#3rice
6.54%
#4gnocchi
5.41%
#5penne
2.25%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1penne
12.20%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1spaghetti
23.91%
#2rice
11.13%
#3pasta
5.45%
#4gnocchi
4.26%
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
52.02%
#2pho toppings
8.09%
#3curry
7.65%
#4ice cream
7.65%
#5eggs
6.56%
#6ravioli
6.23%
#7tofu
6.12%
#8tomato soup
5.68%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1tomato soup
#2ravioli
34.11%
#3curry
24.61%
#4ice cream
8.39%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1tofu
36.65%
#2salad
26.97%
#3pho toppings
16.26%
#4eggs
14.25%
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
53.18%
#2olive oil
25.2%
#3tomato sauce
8.47%
#4marinara
6.13%
#5balsamic vinegar
3.79%
#6olives
3.23%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1balsamic vinegar
#2marinara
7.90%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1olives
41.56%
#2pesto
12.97%
#3tomato sauce
12.75%
#4olive oil
5.94%
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
40.5%
#2beef
12.86%
#3bacon
10.35%
#4steak
8.08%
#5pork
7.85%
#6sausage
7.39%
#7prosciutto
7.05%
#8pepperoni
5.92%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1steak
14.64%
#2pepperoni
14.64%
#3bacon
8.03%
#4sausage
2.78%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1prosciutto
27.05%
#2chicken
15.53%
#3pork
2.89%
#4beef
2.43%
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
56.17%
#2parmesan
20.53%
#3burrata
14.07%
#4ricotta
9.23%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1burrata
33.20%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1ricotta
19.08%
#2parmesan
16.53%
#3mozzarella
6.75%
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
49.37%
#2oregano
10.49%
#3parsley
8.95%
#4mint
8.95%
#5cilantro
8.25%
#6rosemary
7.13%
#7thyme
6.85%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1rosemary
22.64%
#2thyme
17.43%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1oregano
34.19%
#2mint
27.05%
#3parsley
26.51%
#4cilantro
22.5%
#5garlic
16.49%
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
#1spinach
19.29%
#2greens
14.14%
#3zucchini
13.84%
#4kale
9.57%
#5cauliflower
7.36%
#6onion
7.36%
#7broccoli
6.92%
#8mushrooms
6.48%
#9savory
5.3%
#10potatoes
5.3%
#11carrots
3.53%
#12truffles
0.88%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1truffles
#2savory
14.64%
#3cauliflower
5.47%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1kale
45.64%
#2zucchini
42.68%
#3carrots
42.21%
#4spinach
35.71%
#5greens
27.05%
#6onion
22.36%
#7potatoes
20.25%
#8mushrooms
19.71%
#9broccoli
0.31%
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
39.52%
#2fish
37.46%
#3lobster pieces
12.37%
#4crabs
8.93%
#5scallops
1.72%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1crabs
#2scallops
75.33%
#3lobster pieces
37.57%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1salmon
30.52%
#2fish
0.81%
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
48.72%
#2toast
26.01%
#3crust
13.55%
#4pie
11.72%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1crust
33.75%
#2pie
29.34%
#3toast
6.82%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
12.02%
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
63.26%
#2cocktail
20.47%
#3margarita
16.28%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1cocktail
10.05%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1margarita
6.73%
#2wine
0.43%
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
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
2.66%
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
Fastest Rising nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
1.41%
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
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1strawberries
14.31%

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
16.93%
clean eating
3.79%
weight loss
3.60%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with basil over time
Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '1901.252.53.7556.257.58.751011.2512.513.751516.2517.5
  • 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

8.02%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature basil

thai restaurant

24 %
basil Pricing Analysis Average price of basil across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$11.9$9.89$12.02$14.14$15.31AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular basil Dishes The most notable variations of basil served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Fresh Mozzarella Tomatoes Roasted Peppers Basil Olive Oil Parsippany's Best PizzaParsippany-troy HillsNew Jersey
#2 Pad Thai Noodles Basil Stir Fry Chicken Noi Thai Cuisine - HawaiiHonoluluHawaii
#3 Spicy Fusilli Vodka Basil Parmesan Pasta Jon & Vinny's RestaurantLaCalifornia
#4 Thai Basil Fried Rice Sakhuu Thai CuisineDallasTexas
#5 Tomato Basil Sauce Pasta Pasta SistersCulver CityCalifornia
#6 Tomato Basil Bisque Soup California Pizza KitchenPeachtree CornersGeorgia
#7 Spicy Basil Fried Rice Top Thai GreenwichNycNew York
#8 Brie Basil Bacon Sweet Iron WafflesSeattleWashington
#9 Basil Stir Fry GO! BentoHollywoodFlorida
#10 Foot Imported Prosciutto Di Parma Fresh Mozzarella Tomato Basil A&S Fine Foods MerrickMerrickNew York
Menu Items How many total instances of basil found in restaurants across the country
22,853
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of basil variations on a restaurant's menu
1.89

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online basil recipes and their penetration