grits Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular grits dishes in restaurants
#1CHEESY GRITS
Datz (Tampa, Florida)
#2GRILLED FISH SHRIMP GRITS RICE
Off The Hook Seafood & More South (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)
#3SMOKED GOUDA GRITS
Dish Society (Houston, Texas)
#4SUNRISE SHRIMP GRITS
Poogan's Porch (Charleston, South Carolina)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with grits
#1juice
#2black pepper
#3crawfish
#4potatoes
70.07%
#5waffles
55.28%
#6salmon
46.66%
#7steak
26.17%
#8biscuits
20.98%
#9eggs
11.27%
#10fish
6.76%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve grits

4.32%

6,514 of 150,634 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online grits recipes

0.1%

1,956 of 1,917,867 Recipes

Overview

grits Growth Over Time How grits has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '1900.0250.050.0750.10.1250.150.1750.2
Year Over Year GRITS growth or decline vs one year ago
42.18%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of grits per consumer
1.61
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that grits represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of grits at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average
  • Eat In
  • Market Avg.
  • Eat Out
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve grits

4.32%

6,514 of 150,634 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online grits recipes

0.1%

1,956 of 1,917,867 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

The most popular ingredients, flavors, and variations for grits, as well as the food and beverage combinations trending and fading over the past year

meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with grits, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1bacon
59.42%
#2chicken
25.28%
#3steak
15.3%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1steak
26.17%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1bacon
23.69%
#2chicken
5.37%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with grits, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1fish
36.61%
#2salmon
24.28%
#3shrimp
21.97%
#4crawfish
17.15%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1crawfish
#2salmon
46.66%
#3fish
6.76%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1shrimp
6.72%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with grits, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
0.82%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with grits, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1toast
45.61%
#2biscuits
42.11%
#3waffles
12.28%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1waffles
55.28%
#2biscuits
20.98%
#3toast
5.04%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with grits, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
82.04%
#2juice
17.96%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1juice
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
31.68%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with grits, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1eggs
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1eggs
11.27%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with grits, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1black pepper
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1black pepper
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with grits, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1potatoes
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1potatoes
70.07%

Diets & Traits

Why people choose this dish, and how it performed in various popular diets over the past year

Top Motivators The leading reasons consumers choose grits compared to all other dishes
fitness
4.72%
comfort
3.94%
meal prep
1.19%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with grits over time
Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '1900.250.50.7511.251.51.7522.252.52.7533.253.53.754
  • vegan
  • vegetarian
  • clean eating
  • gluten free

Restaurant Analysis

A look at the most popular grits dishes served in restaurants, their price points, and popularity

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve grits

4.32%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature grits

american restaurant

28 %
grits Pricing Analysis Average price of grits across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$11.12$5.4$12.1$15.09$12.97AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular grits Dishes The most notable variations of grits served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Cheesy Grits DatzTampaFlorida
#2 Grilled Fish Shrimp Grits Rice Off The Hook Seafood & More SouthOklahoma CityOklahoma
#3 Smoked Gouda Grits Dish SocietyHoustonTexas
#4 Sunrise Shrimp Grits Poogan's PorchCharlestonSouth Carolina
#5 Orleans Shrimp Grits AtchafalayaNew OrleansLouisiana
#6 Blackened Shrimp Grits Old Ebbitt GrillWashingtonD.c.
#7 Bbq Shrimp Grits Pascal's Manale RestaurantNew OrleansLouisiana
#8 Low Shrimp Grits The Southern GentlemanAtlantaGeorgia
#9 Giant Shrimp Grits Pappadeaux Seafood KitchenViningsGeorgia
#10 Pimento Cheese Grits Buttermilk KitchenAtlantaGeorgia
Menu Items How many total instances of grits found in restaurants across the country
14,388
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of grits variations on a restaurant's menu
2.21

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online grits recipes and their penetration