Innovation Analysis
The most popular ingredients, flavors, and variations for food, as well as the food and beverage combinations trending and fading over the past year
food and beverages Trends Highlights the most popular food and beverages ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top food and beverages Ingredients
#1meat
23.71%
#2vegetables
22.83%
#3fruit
18.24%
#4seafood
13.98%
#5pizza
4.39%
#6burger
4.22%
#7sandwich
3.11%
#8fries
2.87%
#9sushi
2.61%
#10soup
2.05%
Fastest Rising food and beverages Ingredients
#1diet dr pepper
#2coors light
#3boneless wing
#4miller lite
70.01%
#5michelob ultra
69.60%
#6italian sausage
19.41%
#7sandwich
18.90%
#8fries
12.03%
#9meat
9.93%
#10seafood
5.99%
Fastest Falling food and beverages Ingredients
#1heineken
68.1%
#2sushi burrito
29.46%
#3budweiser
23.43%
#4poke
22.21%
#5ramen
21.41%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
21.9%
#2cake
13.38%
#3soft serve
10.88%
#4gelato
10.43%
#5frosting
8.84%
#6toast
7.26%
#7cookies
6.8%
#8roll
6.44%
#9rolls
6.44%
#10sugar
5.8%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1sourdough croutons
#2bear claw
81.30%
#3bean pie
68.42%
#4lemon drop
64.08%
#5turbinado sugar
58.35%
#6roll
17.63%
#7rolls
17.63%
#8cookies
11.37%
#9sugar
10.84%
#10bread
3.66%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bon bon
60.23%
#2parfait
40.91%
#3italian bread
35.17%
#4gelato
28.17%
#5soft serve
26.91%
meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
24.98%
#2steak
15.85%
#3beef
12.13%
#4sausage
11.26%
#5bacon
9.81%
#6pork
9.61%
#7turkey meat
3.91%
#8turkey
3.91%
#9hot dog
3.33%
#10ham
2.42%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1sandwich style pepperoni
73.53%
#2turkey pepperoni
54.44%
#3pork breakfast sausage
52.63%
#4buffalo sauce
42.15%
#5beef flank steak
41.54%
#6steak
16.24%
#7chicken
14.55%
#8turkey meat
9.91%
#9turkey
9.88%
#10bacon
8.05%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1italian sausage
28.25%
#2pancetta
11.44%
#3hot dog
7.73%
#4spam
4.91%
#5prosciutto
2.51%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1greens
17.51%
#2tomatoes
14.61%
#3onion
13.58%
#4potatoes
11.35%
#5avocado
9.79%
#6mushrooms
9.43%
#7beans
7.46%
#8corn
5.28%
#9spinach greens
5.08%
#10spinach
5.08%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1julienne carrots
70.35%
#2vidalia onion
69.72%
#3russet
63.91%
#4sugar pumpkins
62.14%
#5russet potatoes
62.12%
#6corn
17.73%
#7onion
13.46%
#8beans
9.76%
#9tomatoes
5.54%
#10potatoes
4.56%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1shitake mushrooms
24.45%
#2lotus roots
22.58%
#3wakame
22.35%
#4italian tomatoes
19.7%
#5haricots verts
19.06%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
37.08%
#2cream
15.12%
#3butter
11.4%
#4cheese sauce
7.28%
#5milk
6%
#6cream cheese
4.28%
#7half and half
4.06%
#8cheddar
3.95%
#9mozzarella
3.95%
#10yogurt
3.17%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1milk ricotta
74.10%
#2horseradish cheddar cheese
71.44%
#3coffee creamer
63.70%
#4parmesan cheese substitute
62.75%
#5oaxaca cheese
61.69%
#6cheese sauce
24.43%
#7half and half
23.39%
#8cream cheese
21.69%
#9cheddar
18.45%
#10butter
15.52%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1bufala mozzarella
44.43%
#2queso blanco
24.42%
#3saint-félicien cheese
23.83%
#4saint-paulin cheese
23.69%
#5queso
22.42%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1salad
19.09%
#2eggs
18.92%
#3ice cream
14.53%
#4tacos
12.11%
#5ice
11.25%
#6fruit salad
6.06%
#7chicken salad
3.98%
#8vegetable soup
3.75%
#9curry
3.69%
#10tofu
2.94%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1impossible burger
#2lemon sole
#3beyond meat
#4cheddar cheese soup
56.93%
#5stock
51.64%
#6tacos
26.30%
#7chicken salad
14.57%
#8vegetable soup
5.74%
#9fruit salad
4.73%
#10eggs
0.13%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1tabbouleh
32.96%
#2fritos
29.51%
#3ice cream
26.17%
#4quinoa salad
22.29%
#5tempeh
18.16%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1fish
34.36%
#2shrimp
14.67%
#3prawns
14.67%
#4salmon
8.84%
#5herring
7.77%
#6shrimp meat
5.09%
#7tuna
4.55%
#8oysters
3.55%
#9scallops
2.48%
#10crab meat
1.88%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1lump lobster meat
80.61%
#2diver scallops
61.60%
#3imitation crab meat
59.78%
#4lump crab meat
53.82%
#5pink shrimp
52.97%
#6crab meat
36.28%
#7shrimp meat
29.35%
#8herring
26.62%
#9scallops
16.45%
#10shrimp
15.14%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1sole
24.51%
#2sardines
19.21%
#3mackerel
14.66%
#4squid
8.75%
#5tuna
6.11%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1beer
31.89%
#2cocktail
22.26%
#3wine
19.33%
#4ale
7.68%
#5fruit beer
3.98%
#6margarita
3.14%
#7rose
3.07%
#8ipa beer
2.79%
#9red wine
2.58%
#10champagne
2.44%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1tuaca
#2silver rum
#3peach schnapps
#4old ale
#5raspberry liqueur
89.14%
#6margarita
27.44%
#7cocktail
19.79%
#8ipa beer
19.64%
#9fruit beer
16.71%
#10red wine
10.75%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1johnnie walker
59.47%
#2spanish wine
58.59%
#3malibu coconut rum
41.03%
#4creme de menthe
37.11%
#5italian beer
36.39%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
26.07%
#2pepper
15.57%
#3garlic
14.27%
#4salt
9.49%
#5vanilla
6.88%
#6cinnamon
5%
#7cilantro
4.85%
#8fruit salt
4.13%
#9ginger
4.06%
#10garlic pepper
3.77%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1kosher salt
#2maldon salt
53.44%
#3seven spices
43.72%
#4romano pepper
43.17%
#5pumpkin spice
41.53%
#6garlic pepper
27.73%
#7fruit salt
19.87%
#8garlic
18.20%
#9salt
16.70%
#10pepper
15.61%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1pimientos
53.25%
#2cacao nibs
33.04%
#3matcha
32.65%
#4cacao
32.45%
#5arbol chiles
22.28%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1berries
23.09%
#2lemon
11.59%
#3strawberries
10.99%
#4dates
9.44%
#5bananas
9.1%
#6apple
8.5%
#7lime
6.35%
#8orange
6.27%
#9blueberries
5.92%
#10mango
5.58%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1gala apples
71.55%
#2pink grapefruit
42.04%
#3red delicious apple
41.49%
#4tangerine
39.20%
#5dried cherry
36.22%
#6dates
16.81%
#7orange
15.88%
#8lime
15.53%
#9lemon
13.81%
#10apple
7.76%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1goji berries
33.86%
#2prunes
31.86%
#3kiwi
26.94%
#4acai berry
18.23%
#5persimmon
17.63%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
36.86%
#2water
11.72%
#3juice
11.63%
#4tea
11.44%
#5fruit juice
7.84%
#6smoothie
6.05%
#7vegetable juice
4.82%
#8espresso
2.65%
#9chocolate milk
2.17%
#10green tea
2.17%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1seltzer
#2florida orange juice
85.54%
#3dr pepper
84.36%
#4gatorade
75.41%
#5purified water
72.75%
#6espresso
23.18%
#7fruit juice
20.64%
#8water
19.85%
#9vegetable juice
17.82%
#10juice
15.33%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1matcha tea
24.97%
#2aperol spritz
24.82%
#3matcha green tea
20.41%
#4iced green tea
20%
#5chai latte tea
18.46%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1chili
13.71%
#2oil
12.13%
#3olives
9.42%
#4pickles
8.77%
#5honey
8.77%
#6hot sauce
8.49%
#7vegetable oil
8.49%
#8tomato sauce
8.3%
#9spicy sauce
7.93%
#10salsa
7.84%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1cbd
#2castelvetrano olives
88.52%
#3arrabbiata sauce
86.13%
#4southwestern dressing
83.72%
#5louisiana hot sauce
67.05%
#6spicy sauce
22.37%
#7hot sauce
20.87%
#8oil
18.06%
#9pickles
17.45%
#10vegetable oil
16.56%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1salsa con queso
46.36%
#2beet hummus
34.43%
#3nutella
31.23%
#4shoyu
24.24%
#5vegan pesto
22.05%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1pasta
31.25%
#2rice
27.27%
#3noodles
15%
#4spaghetti
4.32%
#5oats
3.98%
#6quinoa
3.98%
#7granola
3.18%
#8ramen noodles
2.95%
#9brown rice
2.84%
#10oatmeal
2.84%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1apple jacks
89.37%
#2elbow macaroni pasta
83.60%
#3lasagna noodles
80.58%
#4elbow macaroni
78.82%
#5chow mein noodles
61.87%
#6rice
4.51%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1tagliatelle
34.25%
#2orecchiette
32.18%
#3soba
31.52%
#4fusilli
31.3%
#5maize meal
26.24%
nuts and seeds Trends Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
28.17%
#2almonds
21.32%
#3walnuts
8.12%
#4pecans
7.61%
#5chia
6.35%
#6cashews
6.09%
#7pistachios
5.84%
#8hazelnuts
4.06%
#9pumpkin seeds
2.54%
#10hemp seeds
2.54%
Fastest Rising nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1candied pecans
47.04%
#2almond slivers
31.00%
#3marcona almonds
30.41%
#4macadamia nuts
23.73%
#5pecan nuts
22.74%
#6pecans
18.82%
#7walnuts
7.84%
Fastest Falling nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1chia
30.86%
#2hemp seeds
20.75%
#3flaxseed
13.61%
#4flax seeds
13.17%
#5pepitas
10.37%
grain Trends Highlights the most popular grain ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grain Ingredients
#1malt
Fastest Rising grain Ingredients
#1malt
14.80%
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 food over time
Top Motivators The leading reasons consumers choose food compared to all other dishes
fitness
8.26%
clean eating
2.39%
weight loss
2.00%
Restaurant Analysis A look at the most popular food dishes served in restaurants, their price points, and popularity
food Pricing Analysis Average price of food across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve food
%
Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature food
%
Menu Items How many total instances of food found in restaurants across the country
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of food variations on a restaurant's menu
Most Popular food Dishes The most notable variations of food served across the country

Fried Chicken Sandwich

Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken (La, California)

$5.75

Old Glory Kitchen + Spirits (Keyport, New Jersey)

$7.00

Red Lobster (Brantford, Ontario)

$13.99

Buffalo Wild Wings (Addison, Texas)

$5.89

Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen (Vinings, Georgia)

$15.70

Flower Child (Scottsdale, Arizona)

$10.00

Guacamole

Taco Tonto's—kent (Kent, Ohio)

$6.50

Sqirl (La, California)

$1.00