cacao Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular cacao dishes in restaurants
#1VELVET CACAO
A Baked Joint (Washington, D.c.)
#2PERUVIAN CACAO POD
Atlas Buckhead (Atlanta, Georgia)
#3CACAO NIB CRUSTED HUDSON VALLEY FOIE GRAS MOUSEE
Mill's Tavern Restaurant (Providence, Rhode Island)
#4RAW CACAO NIBS
Sage Organic Vegan Bistro (La, California)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with cacao
#1chocolate bar
#2beer
#3dark chocolate
#4chia seeds
72.58%
#5honey
71.98%
#6chia
40.15%
#7matcha
32.06%
#8mango
24.74%
#9pastry
20.61%
#10chocolate
13.51%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve cacao

0.17%

305 of 177,783 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online cacao recipes

0.04%

740 of 1,979,825 Recipes

Overview

cacao Growth Over Time How cacao has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '19Apr '19May '1900.0250.050.0750.10.1250.150.1750.20.2250.25
Year Over Year CACAO growth or decline vs one year ago
-80.88%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of cacao per consumer
2.25
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that cacao represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of cacao 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 cacao

0.17%

305 of 177,783 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online cacao recipes

0.04%

740 of 1,979,825 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

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

spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
79.74%
#2cocoa
12.22%
#3matcha
2.69%
#4maca
1.93%
#5cinnamon
1.85%
#6vanilla
1.57%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1maca
#2matcha
32.06%
#3vanilla
27.76%
#4chocolate
13.51%
#5cocoa
10.95%
#6cinnamon
3.43%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cake
26.02%
#2pastry
22.1%
#3dark chocolate
12.96%
#4chocolate cake
6.62%
#5brownies
6.51%
#6pancakes
5.16%
#7sugar
4.54%
#8toast
3.37%
#9cookies
3.03%
#10chocolate bar
2.8%
#11white chocolate
2.47%
#12candy
2.24%
#13waffles
1.74%
#14chocolate chips
0.45%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1chocolate bar
#2chocolate chips
#3candy
#4dark chocolate
#5white chocolate
#6pastry
20.61%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1pancakes
69.25%
#2cake
46.03%
#3waffles
40.67%
#4cookies
39.22%
#5chocolate cake
38.29%
#6brownies
23.89%
#7toast
2.71%
#8sugar
1.72%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1smoothie
60.02%
#2coffee
39.98%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1smoothie
11.48%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
29.68%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1oatmeal
39.57%
#2oats
38.84%
#3granola
21.59%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1oats
42.11%
#2oatmeal
38.48%
#3granola
18.1%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1peanut butter
67.82%
#2almond butter
20.14%
#3honey
12.04%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1honey
71.98%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1peanut butter
48.46%
#2almond butter
28.28%
nuts and seeds Trends Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
63.75%
#2chia
22.38%
#3almonds
11.19%
#4chia seeds
2.68%
Fastest Rising nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1chia seeds
72.58%
#2chia
40.15%
#3almonds
1.24%
Fastest Falling nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
35.62%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1ice cream
89.32%
#2eggs
10.68%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1eggs
19.59%
#2ice cream
17.38%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1strawberries
32.55%
#2blueberries
28.3%
#3mango
20.75%
#4bananas
18.4%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1mango
24.74%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1bananas
36.91%
#2strawberries
21.5%
#3blueberries
14.47%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1beer
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1beer

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 cacao compared to all other dishes
fitness
60.10%
clean eating
9.33%
protein
5.31%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with cacao over time
May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '19Apr '19May '1902.557.51012.51517.52022.52527.530
  • vegan
  • clean eating
  • gluten free
  • vegetarian

Restaurant Analysis

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

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve cacao

0.17%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature cacao

wine bar

34 %
cacao Pricing Analysis Average price of cacao across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$8.57$6.01$9.52$9.29$12.5AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular cacao Dishes The most notable variations of cacao served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Velvet Cacao A Baked JointWashingtonD.c.
#2 Peruvian Cacao Pod Atlas BuckheadAtlantaGeorgia
#3 Cacao Nib Crusted Hudson Valley Foie Gras Mousee Mill's Tavern RestaurantProvidenceRhode Island
#4 Raw Cacao Nibs Sage Organic Vegan BistroLaCalifornia
#5 Cacao Bars Coconut HutGilbertArizona
#6 Cacao Chia Pudding Raw RepublicNorth MiamiFlorida
#7 Cacao Fruit Smoothie Dandelion ChocolateSfCalifornia
#8 Mexican Hot Cacao Vim & VictorSpringfieldVirginia
#9 Chocolate Mousse Mandarins Micro Shiso Chocolate Crumbs Cacao Nib Tuille Saba Salt HouseSfCalifornia
#10 Creme De Cacao A La Vanille Tempus Fugit RPM SteakChicagoIllinois
Menu Items How many total instances of cacao found in restaurants across the country
431
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of cacao variations on a restaurant's menu
1.41

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online cacao recipes and their penetration