Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Christmas popularity has changed by -57.96% over the past year. On average, Christmas is consumed 1.62 times every year. Market adoption for Christmas in restaurants is 0.57% and it is on 0.27% of recipes.

Christmas plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Christmas dishes in restaurants. April 2021 data
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Stonefire Grill (Brea, California)
Houlihan's (Odenton, Maryland)
Ok Cookie Momster (Tulsa, Oklahoma)
Dairy Queen (Batavia, Illinois)

Fastest rising Christmas pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Christmas. April 2021 data
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#1tea
#2bread
57.84%
#3cake
54.60%
#4berries
39.65%
#5beer
35.48%
#6coffee
34.37%
#7mac & cheese
33.97%
#8cheese
33.47%
#9chocolate
24.49%

Food Market Overview for Christmas

Christmas Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Christmas related conversations over the past year. April 2021 Data
Feb '20Mar '20Apr '20May '20Jun '20Jul '20Aug '20Sep '20Oct '20Nov '20Dec '20Jan '21Feb '21Mar '2102.557.51012.515
  • Annual Growth

    Christmas consumption yearly growth rate
    -57.96%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Christmas is consumed 1.62 times on average every year
    1.62
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Christmas represents. April 2021 data

    Market Adoption

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

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

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

    Popularity in Restaurants

    0.57%
    3,521 of 621,918 Restaurants
  • 0.27% of recipes have Christmas

    Popularity in Recipes

    0.27%
    12,862 of 4,735,453 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Christmas. April 2021 data

Most Popular prepared food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular prepared food ingredients with Christmas, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. April 2021 data
Top prepared food Ingredients and Pairings
#1cookie
26.87%
#2biscuits
22.94%
#3cake
15.32%
#4bread
8.84%
#5mac & cheese
8.15%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1sashimi
79.21%
#2gingerbread
77.29%
#3compote
72.78%
#4oat cookies
72.33%
#5gumbo
69.89%

Most Popular raw ingredients Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular raw ingredients ingredients with Christmas, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. April 2021 data
Top raw ingredients Ingredients and Pairings
#1chocolate
22.4%
#2cheese
11.69%
#3berries
11.65%
#4sugar
9.45%
#5citrus
9.22%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1butternut squash
87.55%
#2pumpkin spice
85.91%
#3lobster tails
80.09%
#4brine
79.13%
#5garlic butter
75.03%

Most Popular beverages Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with Christmas, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. April 2021 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1beer
24.68%
#2coffee
23.54%
#3tea
8.35%
#4water
7.73%
#5hot chocolate
7.32%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1coconut juice
#2ginger shot
#3carrot juice
#4iced caramel coffee
#5pernod
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1eggnog
72.71%
#2hot chocolate
61.73%
#3moscato
56.04%
#4frappuccino
45.72%
#5cranberry juice
45.32%

Diets & Traits

Uncover the primary dietary motivations behind consumer preferences for Christmas

Diets Over Time

The dietary references with Christmas over time. April 2021 data
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  • nut free
  • grain free
  • lactose free
  • vegan

Most popular Christmas related motivations

The leading motivations and claims consumers choose Christmas compared to all other dishes. April 2021 data
  • fitness

    5.91%
  • snack

    2.91%

Restaurant Trends Analysis

Christmas adoption in the restaurant industry and pricing segmentation. April 2021 analysis

Christmas Pricing Analysis

Track the average price of Christmas dishes across all price tiers. April 2021 data
$41.02$70.21$17.24$38.94$69.72AVG$$$$$$$$$$
  • Restaurant Penetration

    0.57% of restaurants serve. April 2021 data
    0.57%
  • Foodservice Cuisine Penetration

    The cuisine that offers Christmas the most. April 2021 data
    sushi restaurant
    33%
  • Restaurant Menu Analysis

    9207 of menu items containing Christmas. April 2021 data
    9,207
  • Dish Count Per Menu

    The average number of Christmas dishes found in menus. April 2021 data
    2.61

Most Popular Christmas Dishes

Most popular Christmas posts from restaurants. April 2021 data
Stonefire Grill (Brea, California)
Houlihan's (Odenton, Maryland)
Ok Cookie Momster (Tulsa, Oklahoma)
Dairy Queen (Batavia, Illinois)

Home Cooking

Discover Christmas penetration in home cooking

Most Popular Recipes

The most notable variations of Christmas recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year. April 2021 data