Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Cacao popularity has changed by 8.47% over the past year. On average, Cacao is consumed 2.26 times every year. Market adoption for Cacao in restaurants is 1.52% and it is on 0.08% of recipes.

Cacao plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Cacao dishes in restaurants. June 2021 data
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Harvest Cafe (Ventura, California)
Blue Stripes Cacao (New York, New York)
The Strand House (Manhattan Beach, California)
Giving Tree Cafe (Phoenix, Arizona)

Fastest rising Cacao pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Cacao. June 2021 data
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#1beer
25.09%
#2cake
11.45%
#3chips
10.82%
#4coffee
9.34%
#5water
8.05%
#6bread
5.92%
#7milk
1.73%
#8chocolate
1.18%
#9cacao nibs
0.01%

Food Market Overview for Cacao

Cacao Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Cacao related conversations over the past year. June 2021 Data
Feb '20Mar '20Apr '20May '20Jun '20Jul '20Aug '20Sep '20Oct '20Nov '20Dec '20Jan '21Feb '21Mar '2100.0250.050.0750.10.1250.150.1750.2
  • Annual Growth

    Cacao consumption yearly growth rate
    8.47%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Cacao is consumed 2.26 times on average every year
    2.26
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Cacao represents. June 2021 data

    Market Adoption

  • The popularity of Cacao at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average. June 2021 data

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

    • Eat In
    • Market Avg.
    • Eat Out
  • Percentage of restaurants that serve Cacao

    Popularity in Restaurants

    1.52%
    9,441 of 621,918 Restaurants
  • 0.08% of recipes have Cacao

    Popularity in Recipes

    0.08%
    3,756 of 4,735,453 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Cacao. June 2021 data

Most Popular raw ingredients Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular raw ingredients ingredients with Cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2021 data
Top raw ingredients Ingredients and Pairings
#1cacao
31.44%
#2chocolate
14.77%
#3cacao nibs
7.78%
#4coconut
7.21%
#5butter
7.18%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1baby shrimp
#2beef stew meat
#3greek feta
#4andouille sausage
#5paneer
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1creme fraiche
78.49%
#2coconut syrup
78.49%
#3pork belly
76.97%
#4wildflower honey
76.97%
#5berry maple syrup
76.97%

Most Popular prepared food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular prepared food ingredients with Cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2021 data
Top prepared food Ingredients and Pairings
#1cake
17.11%
#2chips
11.67%
#3cereal
10.9%
#4bread
10.69%
#5cookie
10.11%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1pumpkin pie
86.41%
#2spice cake
85.75%
#3kale salad
74.67%
#4baguette
71.5%
#5ice cream cake
71.32%

Most Popular beverages Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with Cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2021 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1coffee
25.62%
#2smoothie
17.88%
#3water
14.33%
#4beer
13.53%
#5juice
5.6%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1eggnog
81.9%
#2affogato
78.49%
#3coffee concentrate
70.39%
#4vanilla shake
68.77%
#5kolsch
65.71%

Diets & Traits

Uncover the primary dietary motivations behind consumer preferences for Cacao

Diets Over Time

The dietary references with Cacao over time. June 2021 data
Mar '20Apr '20May '20Jun '20Jul '20Aug '20Sep '20Oct '20Nov '20Dec '20Jan '21Feb '21Mar '2105101520253035404550
  • nut free
  • grain free
  • vegan
  • lactose free

Most popular Cacao related motivations

The leading motivations and claims consumers choose Cacao compared to all other dishes. June 2021 data
  • protein

    14.05%
  • fitness

    12.21%
  • snack

    7.22%

Restaurant Trends Analysis

Cacao adoption in the restaurant industry and pricing segmentation. June 2021 analysis

Cacao Pricing Analysis

Track the average price of Cacao dishes across all price tiers. June 2021 data
$9.41$6.86$9.62$14.49$16.44AVG$$$$$$$$$$
  • Restaurant Penetration

    1.52% of restaurants serve. June 2021 data
    1.52%
  • Foodservice Cuisine Penetration

    The cuisine that offers Cacao the most. June 2021 data
    smoothie & juice bar
    28%
  • Restaurant Menu Analysis

    46167 of menu items containing Cacao. June 2021 data
    46,167
  • Dish Count Per Menu

    The average number of Cacao dishes found in menus. June 2021 data
    4.89

Most Popular Cacao Dishes

Most popular Cacao posts from restaurants. June 2021 data
Harvest Cafe (Ventura, California)
Blue Stripes Cacao (New York, New York)
The Strand House (Manhattan Beach, California)
Giving Tree Cafe (Phoenix, Arizona)