Food Trends Highlights
Top 4 restaurant dishes Most popular dark chocolate dishes in restaurants See More
The Farmer's Table & Sweet Shop (Douglasville, Georgia)
Mi Vida (Washington, District Of Columbia)
Cookie Fix (Homewood, Alabama)
Broadway At The Beach (Myrtle Beach, South Carolina)
Top rising variations The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with dark chocolate See More
#1oysters
#2salmon
74.94%
#3fish
70.21%
#4sausage
42.57%
#5shrimp
41.08%
#6prawns
41.08%
#7wine
40.60%
#8chicken
34.61%
#9steak
30.67%
#10cocktail
28.25%
Percentage of restaurants that serve dark chocolate Restaurants

3.96%

10,882 of 274,982 Restaurants
Percentage of all online dark chocolate recipes Online Recipes

0.18%

6,764 of 3,721,964 Recipes
Overview
dark chocolate Growth Over Time How dark chocolate has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Jan '19Feb '19Mar '19Apr '19May '19Jun '19Jul '19Aug '19Sep '19Oct '19Nov '19Dec '19Jan '20Feb '20Mar '2000.0250.050.0750.10.1250.150.1750.20.2250.25
Year Over Year
Dark Chocolate growth or decline vs one year ago
-26.48%
Yearly Eating Frequency
Average yearly consumption of dark chocolate per consumer
1.83
The percentage of the average American diet that dark chocolate represents Share of Plate
The popularity of dark chocolate 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 restaurants that serve dark chocolate Restaurants

3.96%

10,882 of 274,982 Restaurants
Percentage of all online dark chocolate recipes Online Recipes

0.18%

6,764 of 3,721,964 Recipes
Innovation Analysis
The most popular ingredients, flavors, and variations for dark chocolate, 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 dark chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1dark chocolate
47.22%
#2pastry
9.79%
#3cake
6.13%
#4cookies
6.12%
#5chocolate chips
6.03%
#6sugar
5.13%
#7soft serve
4.93%
#8frosting
4.89%
#9ice cream
4.86%
#10gelato
4.86%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1lemon drop
#2ciabatta
#3pizza dough
#4bear claw
#5sweet potato pie
#6chocolate chips
21.92%
#7sugar
19.65%
#8cookies
17.51%
#9pastry
11.19%
#10frosting
1.52%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#2cake
6.57%
#3soft serve
3.74%
#4gelato
3.61%
#5ice cream
3.61%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with dark chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
65.03%
#2vanilla
9.48%
#3salt
8.17%
#4cocoa
4.39%
#5cinnamon
3.91%
#6cacao
3.77%
#7mint
1.65%
#8pepper
1.27%
#9vanilla bean
1.07%
#10peppermint
1.03%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1onion salt
#2za atar
#3ginger garlic
#4spice rub
#5italian parsley
#6pepper
67.63%
#7vanilla bean
29.51%
#8salt
21.18%
#9mint
10.23%
#10vanilla
8.28%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1coriander
71.63%
#2lemon pepper
62.17%
#3shiso
62.17%
#4tarragon
62.17%
#5paprika
62.17%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with dark chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1butter
30.12%
#2cream
23.88%
#3milk
21.22%
#4cheese
9.46%
#5yogurt
5.59%
#6double creme
2.46%
#7greek yogurt
2.22%
#8cream cheese
2.14%
#9custard
1.11%
#10selles-sur-cher cheese
1.09%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1double creme
35.92%
#2selles-sur-cher cheese
29.24%
#3yogurt
19.04%
#4cheese
15.69%
#5butter
11.20%
#6custard
6.80%
#7greek yogurt
6.72%
#8cream
3.74%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1no fat yogurt
77.3%
#2half and half
71.63%
#3gorgonzola
71.63%
#4cream butter
54.61%
#5whole milk
43.26%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with dark chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1berries
33.04%
#2bananas
14.43%
#3strawberries
13.75%
#4cherries
8.1%
#5blueberries
6.51%
#6orange
6.44%
#7apple
5.03%
#8dates
4.87%
#9lemon
4.56%
#10mango
2.59%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1tamarind
#2red delicious apple
#3quince
#4freshly juiced lemon
#5fuji apple
#6lemon
75.76%
#7mango
42.90%
#8orange
38.46%
#9cherries
33.41%
#10apple
22.93%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1acai berry
74.78%
#2apple chips
71.63%
#3jackfruit
62.17%
#4dragon fruit
51.37%
#5bing cherry
43.26%
nuts and seeds Trends Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with dark chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1almonds
24.46%
#2coconut
23.24%
#3peanuts
17.6%
#4hazelnuts
5.57%
#5pecans
5.07%
#6walnuts
5%
#7chia
4.37%
#8pistachios
4.14%
#9cashews
3.98%
#10flax seeds
2.06%
Fastest Rising nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1marcona almonds
#2sunflower seeds
27.23%
#3flaxseed
23.34%
#4hazelnuts
19.84%
#5macadamia nuts
18.63%
#6peanuts
18.32%
#7pistachios
18.01%
#8pecans
17.14%
#9chia
13.48%
#10coconut
10.15%
Fastest Falling nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1cashew nuts
69.05%
#2candied pecans
67.58%
#3chestnuts
24.35%
#4hemp seeds
11.35%
#5flax seeds
3.61%
food Trends Highlights the most popular food ingredients with dark chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top food Ingredients
#1chips
26.73%
#2ice
19.35%
#3eggs
12.25%
#4meats
11.46%
#5brownie
10.24%
#6seafood
5.46%
#7cheese cake
3.87%
#8sandwich
3.72%
#9salad
3.35%
#10cracker
3.1%
Fastest Rising food Ingredients
#1gyoza
#2potato hash
#3gyros
#4garden salad
#5white pizza
#6seafood
60.20%
#7brownie
36.74%
#8sandwich
34.01%
#9salad
30.02%
#10chips
26.61%
Fastest Falling food Ingredients
#1baklava
81.09%
#2french onion soup
62.17%
#3bruschetta
62.17%
#4vegetable broth
54.61%
#5pork chop
54.61%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with dark chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1peanut butter
22.29%
#2oil
15.16%
#3syrup
12.51%
#4honey
11.47%
#5coconut oil
9.61%
#6maple syrup
8.63%
#7almond butter
7.37%
#8chili
5.25%
#9chocolate peanut butter
4.22%
#10jam
3.49%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1chocolate peanut butter
59.61%
#2jam
31.25%
#3maple syrup
25.39%
#4syrup
22.15%
#5honey
12.07%
#6peanut butter
9.95%
#7oil
9.16%
#8chili
4.02%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#2almond butter
19.01%
#3coconut oil
6.12%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with dark chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
43.37%
#2espresso
10.09%
#3water
9.89%
#4tea
7.48%
#5soda
6.86%
#6juice
5.35%
#7hot chocolate
4.92%
#8smoothie
4.77%
#9latte
3.96%
#10chocolate milk
1.98%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1pink lemonade
#2cream soda
#3club soda
#4mineral water
#5bottled water
#6juice
#7water
25.55%
#8coffee
19.72%
#9soda
16.40%
#10espresso
14.97%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#2hot chocolate
14.41%
#3chocolate milk
1.07%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with dark chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1mushrooms
17.79%
#2beans
15.38%
#3truffles
14.22%
#4pumpkin
10.72%
#5greens
10.23%
#6avocado
8.46%
#7potatoes
8.16%
#8olives
5.6%
#9tomatoes
5.23%
#10carrots
4.06%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1butter beans
#2white onion
#3san marzano tomatoes
#4yuca
#5baby lettuce
#6olives
41.84%
#7carrots
41.84%
#8potatoes
40.93%
#9greens
37.27%
#10beans
20.38%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#2truffles
7.16%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with dark chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1beer
29.14%
#2wine
17.69%
#3cocktail
11.49%
#4bitters
9.82%
#5bourbon
9.33%
#6rose
5.94%
#7whiskey
4.97%
#8red wine
4.84%
#9liqueur
3.3%
#10rum
3.26%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1shrimp cocktail
#2lambic
#3kolsch
#4michelob
#5mexican lager
#6liqueur
41.84%
#7wine
40.60%
#8whiskey
36.87%
#9red wine
36.17%
#10cocktail
28.25%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#2rum
27.05%
#3rose
2.74%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with dark chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1oats
28.89%
#2oatmeal
13.42%
#3granola
12.78%
#4rice
11.11%
#5malt
9.43%
#6pasta
7.17%
#7shells
6.15%
#8cereal
3.88%
#9quinoa
3.45%
#10brown rice
1.67%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1tagliatelle
#2wheat berries
#3rotini pasta
#4angel hair pasta
#5bulgur
#6pasta
61.42%
#7oats
14.41%
#8brown rice
13.48%
#9cereal
11.25%
#10shells
9.05%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1polenta
77.3%
#2millet
69.05%
#3puffed rice
54.61%
#4couscous
43.26%