Highlights
Top 4 restaurant dishes Most popular cacao dishes in restaurants See More
Top rising variations The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with cacao See More
#1oysters
#2syrup
64.23%
#3cocktail
59.44%
#4sugar
41.38%
#5oil
40.49%
#6sweetener
40.38%
#7chips
38.95%
#8beans
35.58%
#9dark chocolate
34.66%
#10greens
34.50%
Percentage of all online cacao recipes Online Recipes

0.07%

2,926 of 4,201,050 Recipes
Overview
cacao Growth Over Time How cacao has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '19Apr '19May '19Jun '19Jul '19Aug '19Sep '19Oct '19Nov '19Dec '1900.0250.050.0750.10.1250.150.1750.2
Year Over Year
Cacao growth or decline vs one year ago
-48.56%
Yearly Eating Frequency
Average yearly consumption of cacao per consumer
2.16
The percentage of the average American diet that cacao represents Share of Plate
The popularity of cacao at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average Eating In VS. Eating Out
  • Eat In
  • Market Avg.
  • Eat Out
Percentage of all online cacao recipes Online Recipes

0.07%

2,926 of 4,201,050 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
44.23%
#2vanilla
16.39%
#3cinnamon
10.08%
#4salt
8.72%
#5cocoa
7.13%
#6maca
3.62%
#7vanilla bean
2.82%
#8matcha
2.64%
#9mint
2.01%
#10ginger
1.85%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1dry rub
#2arabica
#3ghost pepper
#4lemon verbena
#5adobo
#6salt
29.16%
#7cinnamon
27.90%
#8vanilla
27.58%
#9mint
13.53%
#10cocoa
8.52%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1anise
76.18%
#2shiso
64.27%
#3cumin
64.27%
#4dill
52.36%
#5oregano
52.36%
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
#1berries
25.91%
#2bananas
24.58%
#3strawberries
10.3%
#4blueberries
9.63%
#5dates
8.59%
#6raspberries
5.84%
#7apple
3.91%
#8mango
3.48%
#9cherries
3.46%
#10orange
3.02%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1kumquat
#2honeydew
#3red delicious apple
#4gala apples
#5mandarin oranges
#6orange
60.27%
#7blueberries
33.94%
#8dates
26.16%
#9strawberries
25.94%
#10apple
13.68%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1clementines
71.42%
#2plums
56.03%
#3bergamot
52.36%
#4lychees
52.36%
#5dried cherry
48.96%
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
28.2%
#2almonds
26.04%
#3chia
12.4%
#4cashews
6.29%
#5hemp seeds
5.2%
#6coconut flakes
3.79%
#7flax seeds
3.65%
#8walnuts
3.59%
#9hazelnuts
3.26%
#10pecans
2.51%
Fastest Rising nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1candied pecans
#2pistachio nuts
#3pine nuts
#4marcona almonds
#5pumpkin seeds
#6pecans
#7walnuts
49.78%
#8coconut
21.11%
#9almonds
19.71%
#10flax seeds
16.11%
Fastest Falling nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1chestnuts
42.84%
#2macadamias
41.37%
#3macadamia nuts
24.34%
#4pepitas
15.94%
#5cashew nuts
10.68%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1butter
31.26%
#2milk
28.59%
#3cream
12.59%
#4yogurt
8.46%
#5coconut milk
5.11%
#6cheese
4.26%
#7double creme
3.29%
#8greek yogurt
1.89%
#9fruit yogurt
1.66%
#10selles-sur-cher cheese
1.52%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1no fat yogurt
#2almond cheese
#3blueberry yogurt
#4heavy cream
#5brown butter
#6coconut milk
29.08%
#7cream
28.15%
#8butter
23.90%
#9milk
21.59%
#10double creme
10.30%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1parmesan
79.58%
#2burrata
76.18%
#3mozzarella
68.24%
#4buttermilk
67.02%
#5manchego
64.27%
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
#1sweetener
20.25%
#2sugar
13.9%
#3dark chocolate
11.43%
#4frosting
9.44%
#5cake
9.11%
#6soft serve
7.39%
#7gelato
7.2%
#8flour
7.05%
#9cookies
6.76%
#10brownies
6.48%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1rye bread
#2banana pudding
#3lemon curd
#4breadcrumbs
#5cinnamon buns
#6flour
51.31%
#7sugar
41.38%
#8sweetener
40.38%
#9dark chocolate
34.66%
#10frosting
29.24%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1snickerdoodle
74.02%
#2butterscotch
68.24%
#3red velvet cake
64.27%
#4croissants
59.17%
#5ice cream cake
52.36%
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
15.1%
#2syrup
13.96%
#3oil
13.27%
#4almond butter
12.76%
#5honey
12.65%
#6maple syrup
10.67%
#7coconut oil
8.93%
#8chili
4.59%
#9agave
4.19%
#10paste
2.53%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1tomato sauce
#2fruit chutney
#3ketchup
#4vanilla syrup
#5salad dressing
#6syrup
64.23%
#7maple syrup
58.52%
#8agave
48.93%
#9honey
42.91%
#10oil
40.49%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1balsamic vinegar
64.27%
#2balsamic vinaigrette
64.27%
#3berry compote
52.36%
#4strawberry jam
52.36%
#5agave sweetener
52.36%
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
#1coffee
28.81%
#2smoothie
22.69%
#3water
13.87%
#4juice
7.3%
#5tea
5.14%
#6soda
4.45%
#7latte
4.29%
#8hot chocolate
3.7%
#9espresso
3.46%
#10fruit juice
2.79%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1sparkling water
#2boba
#3fruit punch
#4carrot juice
#5soft drinks
#6fruit juice
74.99%
#7espresso
62.97%
#8tea
34.97%
#9soda
29.51%
#10water
18.27%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1cream soda
79.58%
#2americano
67.02%
#3chai tea
28.55%
#4milkshake
19.97%
#5cappuccino
16.64%
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
33.82%
#2ale
17.91%
#3stout
15.36%
#4imperial stout
8.3%
#5cocktail
5.85%
#6bourbon
4.15%
#7bitters
3.96%
#8wine
3.4%
#9porter
2.38%
#10rose
2.34%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1amber beer
#2sweet vermouth
#3angostura bitters
#4bock
#5dunkel
#6bourbon
74.28%
#7cocktail
59.44%
#8bitters
44.69%
#9wine
24.17%
#10stout
16.09%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1golden ale
64.27%
#2cointreau
52.36%
#3chocolate stout
42.84%
#4ale
39.93%
#5ipa beer
35.04%
food Trends Highlights the most popular food ingredients with cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top food Ingredients
#1almond milk
21.35%
#2ice
15.89%
#3chips
15.73%
#4ice cream
12.12%
#5eggs
11.96%
#6meat
7.76%
#7seafood
3.99%
#8sandwich
3.4%
#9salad
3.21%
#10soup
1.72%
Fastest Rising food Ingredients
#1cannolis
#2burritos
#3crab cakes
#4onion soup
#5grilled chicken
#6soft drinks
#7sandwich
#8chips
38.95%
#9ice
29.24%
#10eggs
9.20%
Fastest Falling food Ingredients
#1ravioli
84.12%
#2carne asada
64.27%
#3tempeh
52.36%
#4soup
42.84%
#5egg whites
40.18%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1peanuts
22.71%
#2beans
16.41%
#3greens
12.68%
#4avocado
9.91%
#5pumpkin
9.7%
#6spinach
7.11%
#7mushrooms
6.9%
#8potatoes
4.22%
#9kale
3.84%
#10soy
3.84%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1green beans
#2edamame
#3yuca
#4jicama
#5collard greens
#6pumpkin
63.17%
#7mushrooms
37.37%
#8beans
35.58%
#9greens
34.50%
#10peanuts
28.09%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1red onion
84.12%
#2heirloom tomatoes
64.27%
#3savoy
64.27%
#4baby spinach
59.17%
#5hummus
59.17%
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
#1oats
29.2%
#2granola
26.31%
#3oatmeal
11.71%
#4rice
6.93%
#5quinoa
4.56%
#6malt
4.5%
#7sunflower seeds
4.01%
#8pasta
3.59%
#9cereal
2.83%
#10buckwheat
2.46%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1black rice
#2sorghum
#3gnocchi
#4farro
#5brown rice
#6rice
88.93%
#7sunflower seeds
82.61%
#8malt
59.58%
#9buckwheat
37.19%
#10granola
34.38%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1spaghetti
64.27%
#2grits
52.36%
#3maize meal
38.75%
#4polenta
28.55%
#5quinoa
25.25%
meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
22.09%
#2sausage
14.19%
#3beef
13.95%
#4steak
13.02%
#5bacon
11.86%
#6pork
8.37%
#7breasts
3.26%
#8lamb
3.26%
#9ham
2.33%
#10flank
2.09%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1flank
#2flank steak
#3chicharron
#4pork chops
#5marrow
#6pork
#7breasts
71.49%
#8sausage
29.30%
#9chicken
19.86%
#10beef
3.21%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1bison
71.42%
#2chuck
52.36%
#3lamb
52.36%
#4ham
42.84%
#5bacon
41.16%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1fish
41.67%
#2salmon
12.96%
#3prawns
8.95%
#4shrimp
8.95%
#5ceviche
5.86%
#6oysters
5.25%
#7tuna
5.25%
#8sole
4.32%
#9scallops
2.47%
#10smoked salmon
2.16%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1squid
#2lobster tails
#3red snapper
#4crab meat
#5flounder
#6scallops
#7oysters
#8prawns
19.09%
#9shrimp
19.09%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1sole
71.42%
#2ceviche
40.45%
#3smoked salmon
28.55%
#4fish
24.79%
#5salmon
14.26%
Diets & Traits Why people choose this dish, and how it performed in various popular diets over the past year
Diets Over Time The dietary references with cacao over time
Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '19Apr '19May '19Jun '19Jul '19Aug '19Sep '19Oct '19Nov '19Dec '1902.557.51012.51517.52022.52527.5
  • vegan
  • gluten free
  • plant based
  • clean eating
Top Motivators The leading reasons consumers choose cacao compared to all other dishes
fitness
15.08%
protein
13.29%
clean eating
8.15%
Restaurant Analysis A look at the most popular cacao dishes served in restaurants, their price points, and popularity
cacao Pricing Analysis Average price of cacao across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$10.75$8.82$10.91$13.89$10.56AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve cacao
1.25%
Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature cacao
wine bar
27%
Menu Items How many total instances of cacao found in restaurants across the country
6,341
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of cacao variations on a restaurant's menu
1.86
Most Popular cacao Dishes The most notable variations of cacao served across the country