candy Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular candy dishes in restaurants
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with candy
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve candy

1.35%

2,070 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online candy recipes

0.13%

1,931 of 1,437,927 Recipes

Overview

candy Growth Over Time How candy has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.10.20.30.40.50.60.70.8
Year Over Year CANDY growth or decline vs one year ago
25.36%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of candy per consumer
2.05
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that candy represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of candy 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 candy

1.35%

2,070 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online candy recipes

0.13%

1,931 of 1,437,927 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

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

bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with candy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cake
30.98%
#2sugar
25.85%
#3pastry
6.6%
#4sprinkles
5.67%
#5cookies
4.06%
#6white chocolate
3.82%
#7cupcakes
3.75%
#8lollipop
3.55%
#9chocolate cake
3.39%
#10oreos
2.98%
#11donuts
2.85%
#12pie
1.58%
#13bread
1.34%
#14chocolate bar
0.97%
#15meringue
0.91%
#16cornbread
0.8%
#17praline
0.47%
#18pretzels
0.44%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cornbread
#2meringue
#3donuts
#4praline
#5lollipop
20.36%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1chocolate bar
59.74%
#2bread
51.58%
#3pie
44.98%
#4cookies
44.08%
#5pretzels
43.34%
#6cupcakes
43.28%
#7chocolate cake
41.06%
#8cake
29.79%
#9pastry
23.17%
#10white chocolate
15.92%
#11sprinkles
15.87%
#12sugar
10.89%
#13oreos
5.94%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with candy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
88.31%
#2vanilla
4.35%
#3peppermint
2.07%
#4matcha
1.72%
#5cocoa
1.36%
#6cinnamon
1.16%
#7pumpkin spice
1.04%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1peppermint
6.32%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1vanilla
33.15%
#2chocolate
23.85%
#3matcha
19.01%
#4cinnamon
16.7%
#5cocoa
15.9%
#6pumpkin spice
1.83%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with candy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1ice cream
78.62%
#2popcorn
8.15%
#3ice
4.26%
#4salad
3.8%
#5hamburger
2.63%
#6eggs
1.81%
#7tacos
0.72%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1tacos
#2ice
42.44%
#3eggs
8.65%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1hamburger
53.57%
#2popcorn
47.24%
#3ice cream
26.89%
#4salad
1.83%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with candy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
85.08%
#2tea
10.62%
#3smoothie
4.31%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1tea
31.74%
#2smoothie
26.37%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with candy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1peanut butter
46.79%
#2nutella
25.64%
#3honey
16.03%
#4cbd
11.54%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1cbd
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1honey
34.48%
#2peanut butter
21.31%
#3nutella
0.23%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with candy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cream
29.73%
#2cheese
25.1%
#3milk
20.85%
#4cream butter
13.9%
#5butter
10.42%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1cream butter
#2cheese
0.84%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1milk
51.06%
#2cream
37.53%
#3butter
30.58%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with candy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1pumpkin
50.2%
#2cannabis
20.39%
#3peanuts
16.86%
#4peanut
11.76%
#5avocado
0.78%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1avocado
#2cannabis
22.35%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1peanuts
69.26%
#2pumpkin
13.73%
#3peanut
11.49%
meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with candy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1bacon
28.5%
#2chicken
20.09%
#3beef
13.08%
#4pork
12.15%
#5turkey
10.75%
#6hot dogs
9.35%
#7pork belly
6.07%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1hot dogs
#2pork belly
#3turkey
23.06%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1chicken
25.71%
#2bacon
18.51%
#3beef
17.8%
#4pork
4.64%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with candy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1apple
36.13%
#2strawberries
27.74%
#3mango
22.58%
#4pineapple
13.55%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1pineapple
1.52%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1apple
53.63%
#2mango
20.17%
#3strawberries
6.55%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with candy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
76.36%
#2cocktail
23.64%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1cocktail
#2wine
59.66%
nuts and seeds Trends Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with candy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
73.33%
#2almonds
26.67%
Fastest Falling nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1almonds
35.96%
#2coconut
0.95%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with candy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1fish
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1fish
20.03%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with candy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1pasta
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1pasta
34.92%

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 candy compared to all other dishes
fitness
18.10%
snack
10.97%
weight loss
2.22%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with candy over time
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.511.522.533.544.55
  • Vegan
  • Clean Eating
  • Flexi
  • Gluten Free

Restaurant Analysis

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

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve candy

1.35%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature candy

ice cream shop

28%
candy Pricing Analysis Average price of candy across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$8.13$5.77$8.95$11.19$18.65AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular candy Dishes The most notable variations of candy served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Candy Apple French Toast Over Easy CafeChicagoIllinois
#2 Oz Cotton Candy CottonHiLos AngelesCalifornia
#3 Kermits Key Lime Sugar Free Hard Candy Kermit's Key West Key Lime ShoppeKey WestFlorida
#4 Cotton Candy Snow Dragon ShaveryChicagoIllinois
#5 Franken Pie Slices Crack Pie Candy Bar Pie Grasshopper Pie Momofuku Milk Bar- East VillageNew YorkNew York
#6 Deep Fried Candy Bars LunchboxNew YorkNew York
#7 Grilled Asparagus Duck Egg Feta Bacon Candy Foie Gras Hollandaise Truffle Oil VirtùScottsdaleArizona
#8 Milk Chocolate Crown Candy Hash Crown Candy KitchenSt. LouisMissouri
#9 Candy Cane ChurnPhoenixArizona
#10 Cotton Candy Cosmo Uncle Bacala's RestaurantGarden City ParkNew York
Menu Items How many total instances of candy found in restaurants across the country
3,444
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of candy variations on a restaurant's menu
1.66

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online candy recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for candy
1,931
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use candy as an ingredient
846
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of candy recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
#1

The BEST EVER Polar Bear Paws (See's Candy Copycat) from The Domestic Rebel

#2

Vegan Cotton Candy Ice Cream Cake from Feasting on Fruit

#3

Vegan 2-Ingredient Protein Candy – Chickpea and Chocolate Clusters from Nest and Glow

#4

Homemade Gummy Candy (sugar free) from Whole New Mom

#5

Candy cane chocolate cheesecake bars from

#6

Vegan Candy Cane Meringue Kisses from Wallflower Kitchen

#7

Candy Cane Shortbread Cookies from The Café Sucre Farine

#8

Monster Candy Cookie Dough Brownie Bombs from The Domestic Rebel

#9

Smoked Salmon Candy from Hunter Angler Gardener Cook

#10

Paleo & Vegan Cashew Caramel Clusters (Turtle Candy) from The Paleo Running Momma

#11

Smoked Salmon Candy from Learn to Smoke Meat with Jeff Phillips