bbq Trends

Highlights

Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with bbq
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve bbq

23.43%

35,824 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online bbq recipes

0.67%

9,566 of 1,437,927 Recipes

Overview

bbq Growth Over Time How bbq has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.250.50.7511.251.51.7522.25
Year Over Year BBQ growth or decline vs one year ago
13.18%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of bbq per consumer
3.44
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that bbq represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of bbq 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 bbq

23.43%

35,824 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online bbq recipes

0.67%

9,566 of 1,437,927 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

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

meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with bbq, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1beef
21.83%
#2chicken
16.37%
#3pork
16.04%
#4steak
15.5%
#5brisket
14.41%
#6bacon
5.9%
#7ribeye
2.87%
#8turkey
1.82%
#9pork belly
1.78%
#10lamb
1.51%
#11ribeye steak
0.6%
#12hot dogs
0.47%
#13pork chops
0.18%
#14sirloin steak
0.16%
#15pork tenderloin
0.15%
#16beef short ribs
0.13%
#17skirt steak
0.13%
#18roast beef
0.13%
#19franks
0.04%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1franks
#2beef short ribs
#3skirt steak
#4ribeye steak
#5pork chops
#6pork belly
40.65%
#7brisket
24.83%
#8ribeye
23.94%
#9pork
16.79%
#10beef
12.84%
#11steak
11.40%
#12chicken
3.74%
#13turkey
3.29%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1sirloin steak
64.28%
#2hot dogs
23.98%
#3pork tenderloin
23.02%
#4lamb
18.94%
#5roast beef
18.78%
#6bacon
2.43%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with bbq, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1salad
23.08%
#2chicken wings
18.91%
#3coleslaw
10.58%
#4french fries
8.97%
#5kimchi
8.97%
#6tacos
6.89%
#7ice cream
6.89%
#8eggs
4.97%
#9slaw
3.69%
#10tofu
3.37%
#11curry
2.88%
#12potato chips
0.64%
#13onion rings
0.16%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1potato chips
#2chicken wings
52.98%
#3slaw
39.61%
#4tacos
23.96%
#5french fries
12.04%
#6coleslaw
3.77%
#7salad
1.29%
#8eggs
0.30%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1ice cream
45.41%
#2curry
43.05%
#3tofu
41.21%
#4onion rings
5.27%
#5kimchi
4.47%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with bbq, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1corn
17.14%
#2avocado
11.97%
#3beans
10.09%
#4potatoes
10.09%
#5chilli
8.92%
#6onion
7.75%
#7salad potatoes
7.28%
#8asparagus
6.1%
#9greens
5.4%
#10broccoli
4.23%
#11collard greens
3.99%
#12lettuce
2.82%
#13kale
2.58%
#14tater tots
1.64%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1asparagus
#2avocado
86.46%
#3tater tots
80.88%
#4broccoli
78.99%
#5collard greens
69.77%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1kale
65.51%
#2corn
38.14%
#3lettuce
30.6%
#4potatoes
27.34%
#5onion
27.32%
#6beans
23.85%
#7greens
23.32%
#8chilli
19.44%
#9salad potatoes
2.02%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with bbq, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
81.07%
#2cheddar
11.3%
#3butter
7.63%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1cheddar
9.42%
#2butter
6.14%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
1.89%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with bbq, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1homestyle sauce
59.41%
#2hot sauce
19.71%
#3salsa
7.06%
#4honey
7.06%
#5chilli sauce
6.76%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1salsa
26.14%
#2honey
25.43%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1chilli sauce
43.58%
#2homestyle sauce
24.19%
#3hot sauce
9.84%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with bbq, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1salt
18.18%
#2garlic
16.36%
#3pepper
15.15%
#4chipotle
10.61%
#5habaneros
9.09%
#6chocolate
8.48%
#7dry rub
7.58%
#8chiles
3.33%
#9cilantro
3.33%
#10rosemary
2.42%
#11saltand pepper
2.12%
#12ginger
1.82%
#13hot pepper
0.91%
#14mesquite wood
0.61%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1mesquite wood
#2hot pepper
#3saltand pepper
#4rosemary
71.46%
#5salt
49.79%
#6chiles
15.47%
#7habaneros
8.47%
#8cilantro
2.87%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chipotle
27.46%
#2chocolate
9.78%
#3ginger
9.23%
#4pepper
7.69%
#5garlic
7.52%
#6dry rub
7.07%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with bbq, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
57.35%
#2whiskey
21.57%
#3bourbon
16.67%
#4gin
2.94%
#5stout
1.47%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1stout
#2gin
87.79%
#3whiskey
41.37%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1bourbon
26.52%
#2wine
18.35%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with bbq, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cornbread
23.61%
#2bread
19.44%
#3cake
15.74%
#4candy
6.48%
#5pie
5.56%
#6buns
5.56%
#7flatbreads
4.63%
#8brown sugar
3.7%
#9toast
3.7%
#10cheesecake
3.24%
#11crust
2.78%
#12naan
2.78%
#13donuts
1.39%
#14pancakes
1.39%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1donuts
#2candy
#3crust
#4naan
#5cake
82.17%
#6brown sugar
67.00%
#7cornbread
61.07%
#8pie
37.78%
#9cheesecake
20.72%
#10pancakes
16.02%
#11toast
13.90%
#12flatbreads
10.22%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1buns
51.01%
#2bread
42.96%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with bbq, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1fish
53.09%
#2salmon
35.57%
#3tuna
6.7%
#4smoked salmon
2.58%
#5oysters
2.06%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1oysters
85.64%
#2smoked salmon
73.68%
#3tuna
71.46%
#4salmon
24.35%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1fish
9.44%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with bbq, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1rice
52.25%
#2pasta
47.75%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1pasta
21.03%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1rice
17.53%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with bbq, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1mango
37.76%
#2jackfruit
25.51%
#3pineapple
22.45%
#4lime
9.18%
#5pie apples
3.06%
#6blueberries
2.04%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1pie apples
#2lime
#3blueberries
#4jackfruit
16.97%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1mango
43.17%
#2pineapple
2.64%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with bbq, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
60.66%
#2water
24.59%
#3coca cola
14.75%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1water
#2coca cola
#3coffee
nuts and seeds Trends Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with bbq, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1pecans
Fastest Rising nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1pecans
63.29%

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 bbq compared to all other dishes
fitness
10.66%
protein
3.03%
weight loss
1.73%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with bbq over time
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.511.522.533.544.5
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Paleo
  • Gluten Free

Restaurant Analysis

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

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve bbq

23.43%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature bbq

barbecue restaurant

36%
bbq Pricing Analysis Average price of bbq across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$13.38$13.94$13.06$13.95$16.69AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular bbq Dishes The most notable variations of bbq served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Smoky Bbq Burger VeganBurgSan FranciscoCalifornia
#2 Bbq Peg Leg PorkerNashvilleTennessee
#3 Bbq Rib Sandwich BAILEY'S BEST CAFEBuffaloNew York
#4 Bbq Rib Dinner BAILEY'S BEST CAFEBuffaloNew York
#5 Bbq Chicken Dinner BAILEY'S BEST CAFEBuffaloNew York
#6 Bbq Bacon Cheese Fries Shake ShackLos AngelesCalifornia
#7 Bbq P Pole Pizza PPole PizzaCoral GablesFlorida
#8 Bbq Chicken Egg Rolls Detroit 75 KitchenDetroitMichigan
#9 Reggae Pasta Bbq Jerk Chicken Tenders RAdiance RestaurantBrooklynNew York
#10 Korean Bbq Chicken Rice Bowl Mama San Soul ShackPortlandOregon
Menu Items How many total instances of bbq found in restaurants across the country
83,233
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of bbq variations on a restaurant's menu
2.32

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online bbq recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for bbq
9,566
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use bbq as an ingredient
3,642
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of bbq recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
#1

BBQ Meatloaf Muffins with Sweet Potato Topping from The Real Food Dietitians

#2

Slow Cooker Pineapple BBQ Meatballs from thehandyfoodie.com

#3

20 Minute BBQ Sauce Recipe (Paleo, Clean Eating, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegan) from My Natural Family - Paleo Recipes

#4

Vegan BBQ Black Bean Meatballs from FoodByMaria

#5

Bacon BBQ Chicken Bombs from Cakescottage

#6

Slow Cooker Apple BBQ Ribs from CincyShopper

#7

Slow Cooker Pineapple BBQ Chicken from thehandyfoodie.com

#8

BBQ Chicken Tostadas from Cupcakes & Kale Chips

#9

The Best Crockpot BBQ Chicken from Family Fresh Meals

#10

Pulled bbq carrots from Veganosity

#11

Bacon BBQ Chicken Bombs from Cakescottage