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 Trends Highlights the most popular food ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top food Ingredients
#1meat
36.17%
#2seafood
16.42%
#3salad
7.04%
#4eggs
6.98%
#5pizza
6.47%
#6burger
5.99%
#7tacos
5.24%
#8sandwich
4.86%
#9ice
4.66%
#10ice cream
4.66%
Fastest Rising food Ingredients
#1beyond meat
#2antipasto salad
86.84%
#3boneless wings
74.86%
#4chicken sandwich
72.88%
#5tossed salad
55.19%
#6tacos
13.04%
#7sandwich
10.27%
#8ice
4.87%
Fastest Falling food Ingredients
#1baby ribs
53.13%
#2chinese noodles
43.88%
#3hardboiled eggs
35.9%
#4corn tacos
31.58%
#5sashimi
27.73%
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
49.09%
#2cocktail
16.31%
#3wine
14.14%
#4ale
5.96%
#5mimosa
2.33%
#6margarita
2.33%
#7rose
2.07%
#8stout
2.07%
#9bourbon
1.86%
#10whiskey
1.86%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1shock top belgian white
#2bud light lime-a-rita
51.03%
#3coffee liqueur
33.37%
#4peach schnapps
32.33%
#5malibu coconut rum
31.23%
#6mimosa
31.21%
#7margarita
21.90%
#8cocktail
2.38%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1heineken
57.4%
#2ipa beer
54.88%
#3budweiser
47.93%
#4fruit beer
38.45%
#5tuaca
37.01%
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
26.87%
#2steak
17.21%
#3beef
12.08%
#4sausage
11.9%
#5bacon
10.19%
#6pork
10.14%
#7ham
2.59%
#8brisket
2.3%
#9hot dog
2.24%
#10lamb
2.12%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1sirloin steak
32.53%
#2buffalo sauce
22.14%
#3chuck
19.59%
#4spam
17.86%
#5breakfast sausage
16.29%
#6ham
6.67%
#7brisket
5.45%
#8sausage
0.98%
#9chicken
0.90%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1turkish
40.49%
#2guanciale
35.2%
#3applewood bacon
26.18%
#4pancetta
23.98%
#5goat meat
18.28%
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
#1cake
15.52%
#2soft serve
11.22%
#3frosting
11.04%
#4gelato
11.04%
#5bread
9.76%
#6cookies
9.22%
#7toast
8.37%
#8roll
8.07%
#9sweetener
7.16%
#10sugar
7.03%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1upside down cake
79.97%
#2strawberry shortcake
76.44%
#3pumpkin pie
73.75%
#4sheet cake
63.73%
#5cherry pie
55.34%
#6cookies
22.06%
#7sugar
11.15%
#8roll
10.31%
#9sweetener
6.13%
#10frosting
4.87%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1white corn tortillas
45.2%
#2kaiser buns
43.14%
#3parfait
29.98%
#4country bread
29.78%
#5hoagie buns
22.67%
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
17.72%
#2tomatoes
13.86%
#3onion
13.49%
#4potatoes
11.71%
#5mushrooms
9.44%
#6avocado
9.14%
#7beans
7.91%
#8corn
5.46%
#9olives
5.15%
#10sun-dried tomatoes
5.09%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1yellow onion
40.20%
#2ramps
33.74%
#3cauliflower rice
32.02%
#4fava beans
28.47%
#5daikon radish
28.46%
#6beans
4.20%
#7corn
1.82%
#8potatoes
1.17%
#9olives
0.98%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1salad tomatoes
37.27%
#2straw mushrooms
34.88%
#3radish sprouts
32.73%
#4red tomato
32.51%
#5baby kale
31.92%
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
40.9%
#2cream
17.56%
#3butter
13.15%
#4milk
7.15%
#5cheddar
4.41%
#6mozzarella
4.05%
#7parmesan
3.4%
#8yogurt
3.25%
#9selles-sur-cher cheese
2.89%
#10cream cheese
2.46%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1oat milk
#2whole milk mozzarella
86.68%
#3boursin cheese
43.51%
#4colby cheese
28.75%
#5whole milk
28.08%
#6selles-sur-cher cheese
7.52%
#7butter
4.73%
#8cream cheese
3.48%
#9milk
3.45%
#10cream
0.19%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1danish blue
41.31%
#2queso cheese
38.75%
#3italian cheese
31.51%
#4strawberry yogurt
29.37%
#5parmigiano cheese
27.69%
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
25.23%
#2pepper
15.27%
#3garlic
14.02%
#4salt
9.63%
#5vanilla
7.39%
#6hops
5.56%
#7cinnamon
5.48%
#8cilantro
4.48%
#9ginger
4.32%
#10sesame
2.9%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1cbd
41.25%
#2pumpkin spice
37.53%
#3peppermint
36.86%
#4allspice
31.96%
#5kosher salt
28.73%
#6cinnamon
8.52%
#7salt
6.44%
#8ginger
1.94%
#9garlic
1.74%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1pepper jalapeno peppers
49.38%
#2garlic chives
44.01%
#3pimientos
34.97%
#4matcha
24.1%
#5hops
23.62%
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
22.4%
#2lemon
11.15%
#3dates
10.78%
#4strawberries
10.4%
#5apple
9%
#6bananas
8.43%
#7orange
6.65%
#8lime
6.09%
#9blueberries
5.72%
#10mango
5.44%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1black cherries
28.90%
#2cranberries
28.32%
#3acai berry
27.91%
#4pink grapefruit
27.32%
#5sweet cherries
25.51%
#6dates
9.09%
#7apple
2.85%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1gala apples
27.84%
#2kiwi
25.5%
#3clementines
20.25%
#4goji berries
17.78%
#5dried fruit
16.49%
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
33.07%
#2prawns
18.21%
#3shrimp
18.21%
#4salmon
10.53%
#5tuna
5.31%
#6oysters
4.53%
#7scallops
3.15%
#8clam
2.07%
#9ceviche
1.87%
#10calamari
1.48%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1baby clams
#2colossal shrimp
75.98%
#3perch
45.22%
#4pollock
39.33%
#5sea scallops
22.54%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1alaskan salmon
40.63%
#2popcorn shrimp
26.86%
#3lobster meat
21.9%
#4tilapia
21.51%
#5tobiko
19.2%
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
37.8%
#2water
12.57%
#3juice
12.14%
#4tea
11.4%
#5smoothie
5.7%
#6fruit juice
4.65%
#7latte
4.65%
#8espresso
2.85%
#9cider
2.75%
#10soda
2.22%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1seltzer
#2soda water
89.28%
#3energy drinks
84.37%
#4iced green tea
81.43%
#5bottled water
63.40%
#6soda
14.33%
#7cider
13.64%
#8water
10.70%
#9espresso
10.37%
#10fruit juice
2.96%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1lemon lime soda
53.68%
#2brewed iced tea
32.77%
#3green tea
23.25%
#4coca cola
21.29%
#5americano
18.72%
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
18.07%
#2oil
15.35%
#3honey
11.68%
#4salsa
9.24%
#5stuffing
8.83%
#6paste
8.42%
#7olive oil
7.2%
#8mayo
6.66%
#9vinaigrette
6.66%
#10vinegar
6.66%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1cranberry sauce
71.64%
#2vegetable demi glace
41.08%
#3honey lime dressing
40.61%
#4paste
39.57%
#5mushroom gravy
33.66%
#6stuffing
8.31%
#7oil
7.89%
#8honey
2.85%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1avocado cream
38.13%
#2greek vinaigrette
35.11%
#3remoulade sauce
33.97%
#4plum sauce
32.88%
#5orange vinaigrette
31.71%
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
30.85%
#2rice
28.1%
#3noodles
15.15%
#4oats
4.27%
#5spaghetti
4.27%
#6quinoa
3.86%
#7oatmeal
3.17%
#8granola
3.03%
#9grits
2.89%
#10shells
2.62%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1rotini pasta
65.10%
#2arborio rice
32.57%
#3rice krispies
29.72%
#4rice krispies
29.72%
#5rotini
27.80%
#6grits
14.71%
#7shells
8.51%
#8oats
4.93%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1maize meal
32.78%
#2rice vermicelli
29.42%
#3fusilli
28.76%
#4buckwheat noodles
26.6%
#5sushi rice
25.43%
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
28.82%
#2almonds
21.18%
#3pecans
8.82%
#4walnuts
8.24%
#5cashews
5.88%
#6pistachios
5.59%
#7chia
5.59%
#8hazelnuts
4.12%
#9pumpkin seeds
2.35%
#10flax seeds
1.76%
Fastest Rising nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1candied pecans
22.30%
#2pecans
19.72%
#3marcona almonds
15.14%
#4chestnuts
5.30%
#5macadamia nuts
4.09%
#6walnuts
1.06%
#7cashews
0.23%
Fastest Falling nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1chia
25.12%
#2coconut flakes
18.67%
#3hemp seeds
13.69%
#4pine nuts
13%
#5flax seeds
10.44%
insects Trends Highlights the most popular insects ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top insects Ingredients
#1grasshopper
Fastest Falling insects Ingredients
#1grasshopper
20.63%
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
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  • vegan
  • vegetarian
  • mediterranean diet
  • clean eating
Top Motivators The leading reasons consumers choose food compared to all other dishes
fitness
6.42%
snack
1.89%
weight loss
1.67%
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
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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
Sozo Sushi And Lounge (Houston, Texas)

$12.00

Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen (Hamden, Connecticut)

$19.49

Shake Shack (Nyc, New York)

$5.29

Buffalo Wild Wings (Addison, Texas)

$5.89

Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen (Houston, Texas)

$29.95

Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen (Houston, Texas)

$14.95

Bavel Dtla (La, California)

$12.00

Guacamole

Taco Tonto's—kent (Kent, Ohio)

$6.50

Home Cooking Highlighting the leading online food recipes and their penetration