Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

General Tso's Chicken popularity has changed by 22.87% over the past year. On average, General Tso's Chicken is consumed 1.13 times every year. Market adoption for General Tso's Chicken in restaurants is 3.45% and it is on 0.01% of recipes.

General Tso's Chicken plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular General Tso's Chicken dishes in restaurants. May 2021 data
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Taste Of Szechuan (Cherry Hill Township, New Jersey)
Oka Asian Fusion (Lancaster, Pennsylvania)
King Wha Restaurant (Burien, Washington)
Sweet Chick (Nyc, New York)

Fastest rising General Tso's Chicken pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with General Tso's Chicken. May 2021 data
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#1coffee
70.48%
#2noodles
37.69%
#3beans
12.03%
#4soup
11.85%
#5broccoli
10.45%
#6chicken
3.94%
#7water
1.84%
#8tea
1.84%
#9general tso chicken
0.12%

Food Market Overview for General Tso's Chicken

General Tso's Chicken Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in General Tso's Chicken related conversations over the past year. May 2021 Data
Feb '20Mar '20Apr '20May '20Jun '20Jul '20Aug '20Sep '20Oct '20Nov '20Dec '20Jan '21Feb '21Mar '2100.0010.0020.0030.0040.0050.0060.0070.0080.009
  • Annual Growth

    General Tso's Chicken consumption yearly growth rate
    22.87%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    General Tso's Chicken is consumed 1.13 times on average every year
    1.13
  • The percentage of the average American diet that General Tso's Chicken represents. May 2021 data

    Market Adoption

  • The popularity of General Tso's Chicken at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average. May 2021 data

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

    • Eat In
    • Market Avg.
    • Eat Out
  • Percentage of restaurants that serve General Tso's Chicken

    Popularity in Restaurants

    3.45%
    21,450 of 621,918 Restaurants
  • 0.01% of recipes have General Tso's Chicken

    Popularity in Recipes

    0.01%
    347 of 4,735,453 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for General Tso's Chicken. May 2021 data

Most Popular prepared food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular prepared food ingredients with General Tso's Chicken, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. May 2021 data
Top prepared food Ingredients and Pairings
#1general tso's chicken
38.83%
#2general tso chicken
38.79%
#3fried rice
5.68%
#4dumplings
3.59%
#5soup
2.31%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1waffles
85.45%
#2cupcake
61.37%
#3fortune cookie
56.49%
#4ice cream
54.27%
#5wonton soup
52.83%

Most Popular raw ingredients Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular raw ingredients ingredients with General Tso's Chicken, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. May 2021 data
Top raw ingredients Ingredients and Pairings
#1chicken
45.49%
#2rice
17.19%
#3leafy greens
9.96%
#4broccoli
5.95%
#5eggs
3.76%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1sriracha
73.95%
#2bananas
67.53%
#3vanilla
62.66%
#4zucchini
57.73%
#5pork belly
57.73%

Most Popular beverages Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with General Tso's Chicken, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. May 2021 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1water
23.87%
#2beer
15.96%
#3tea
14.83%
#4coffee
12.43%
#5juice
9.46%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1caramel latte
#2hot water
#3macchiato
#4caramel macchiato
#5heineken
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1fruit juice
37.76%
#2juice
35.98%
#3red wine
17.02%
#4sake
10.38%
#5rice wine
6.64%

Diets & Traits

Uncover the primary dietary motivations behind consumer preferences for General Tso's Chicken

Diets Over Time

The dietary references with General Tso's Chicken over time. May 2021 data
Mar '20Apr '20May '20Jun '20Jul '20Aug '20Sep '20Oct '20Nov '20Dec '20Jan '21Feb '21Mar '2102.557.51012.51517.52022.52527.53032.53537.540
  • grain free
  • nut free
  • vegan
  • lactose free

Most popular General Tso's Chicken related motivations

The leading motivations and claims consumers choose General Tso's Chicken compared to all other dishes. May 2021 data
  • fitness

    3.47%
  • meal prep

    3.06%
  • snack

    2.09%

Restaurant Trends Analysis

General Tso's Chicken adoption in the restaurant industry and pricing segmentation. May 2021 analysis

General Tso's Chicken Pricing Analysis

Track the average price of General Tso's Chicken dishes across all price tiers. May 2021 data
$12.27$11.82$12.7$18.43$12.98AVG$$$$$$$$$$
  • Restaurant Penetration

    3.45% of restaurants serve. May 2021 data
    3.45%
  • Foodservice Cuisine Penetration

    The cuisine that offers General Tso's Chicken the most. May 2021 data
    chinese restaurant
    63%
  • Restaurant Menu Analysis

    112551 of menu items containing General Tso's Chicken. May 2021 data
    112,551
  • Dish Count Per Menu

    The average number of General Tso's Chicken dishes found in menus. May 2021 data
    5.25

Most Popular General Tso's Chicken Dishes

Most popular General Tso's Chicken posts from restaurants. May 2021 data
Taste Of Szechuan (Cherry Hill Township, New Jersey)
Oka Asian Fusion (Lancaster, Pennsylvania)
King Wha Restaurant (Burien, Washington)
Sweet Chick (Nyc, New York)

Home Cooking

Discover General Tso's Chicken penetration in home cooking

Most Popular Recipes

The most notable variations of General Tso's Chicken recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year. May 2021 data