grits Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular grits dishes in restaurants
#1JUMBO SHRIMP GRITS RICE
Off The Hook Seafood & More South (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)
#2CHEESE GRITS
Brenda's Meat & Three (Sf, California)
#3PIMENTO CHEESE GRITS
Buttermilk Kitchen (Atlanta, Georgia)
#4LOW SHRIMP GRITS
The Southern Gentleman (Atlanta, Georgia)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with grits
#1crab legs
#2smoothie
#3juice
#4beer
64.57%
#5wine
51.88%
#6salmon
51.06%
#7coffee
22.11%
#8cheddar
10.66%
#9steak
9.39%
#10shrimp
7.59%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve grits

4.31%

6,583 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online grits recipes

0.11%

1,740 of 1,593,361 Recipes

Overview

grits Growth Over Time How grits has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1800.0250.050.0750.10.1250.15
Year Over Year GRITS growth or decline vs one year ago
35.99%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of grits per consumer
1.59
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

4.31%

6,583 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online grits recipes

0.11%

1,740 of 1,593,361 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
51.75%
#2chicken
22.33%
#3steak
13.15%
#4pork
12.77%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1steak
9.39%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1pork
46.72%
#2bacon
26.23%
#3chicken
22.2%
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
26.86%
#2salmon
16.74%
#3shrimp
16.17%
#4crab legs
15.33%
#5lobster pieces
13.92%
#6crawfish
10.97%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1crab legs
#2crawfish
#3salmon
51.06%
#4lobster pieces
26.47%
#5shrimp
7.59%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1fish
12.81%
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
86.14%
#2cheddar
13.86%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1cheddar
10.66%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
24.66%
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
43.97%
#2biscuits
43.62%
#3waffles
12.41%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1toast
5.85%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1biscuits
17.15%
#2waffles
7.78%
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
81.74%
#2juice
10.5%
#3smoothie
7.76%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1smoothie
#2juice
#3coffee
22.11%
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 Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1eggs
21.55%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with grits, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
#2beer
2.13%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1beer
64.57%
#2wine
51.88%
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
#1tomatoes
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1tomatoes
20.33%

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
4.94%
comfort
3.79%
meal prep
1.25%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with grits over time
Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1800.250.50.7511.251.51.7522.252.52.7533.253.53.754
  • 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

4.31%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature grits

american restaurant

30 %
grits Pricing Analysis Average price of grits across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$11.04$5.48$12.35$15.07$12.02AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular grits Dishes The most notable variations of grits served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Jumbo Shrimp Grits Rice Off The Hook Seafood & More SouthOklahoma CityOklahoma
#2 Cheese Grits Brenda's Meat & ThreeSfCalifornia
#3 Pimento Cheese Grits Buttermilk KitchenAtlantaGeorgia
#4 Low Shrimp Grits The Southern GentlemanAtlantaGeorgia
#5 Orleans Shrimp Grits AtchafalayaNew OrleansLouisiana
#6 Bbq Shrimp Grits Pascal's Manale RestaurantNew OrleansLouisiana
#7 Charleston Shrimp Grits Salty Papa's Shrimp HouseFort MyersFlorida
#8 Lowcountry Shrimp Grits Food 101 | Sandy SpringsSandy SpringsGeorgia
#9 Petite Shrimp Grits Firefly Key WestKey WestFlorida
#10 Lindley Mill Stone Ground Organic Yellow Grits Graham Nc Mary's Gourmet DinerWinston-salemNorth Carolina
Menu Items How many total instances of grits found in restaurants across the country
13,912
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of grits variations on a restaurant's menu
2.11

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online grits recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for grits
1,740
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use grits as an ingredient
1,531
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of grits recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
1

Slow Cooker Shrimp and Grits from Food Fun Fab

2

Cajun Shrimp and Grits from Savory Spicerack

3

Instant Pot Shrimp and Grits from The Foodie Eats

4

Vegan Blackened Tofu with Cheesy Grits from Rabbit and Wolves

5

Crock Pot Shrimp and Cheese Grits from tammileetips.com

6

Cajun Shrimp and Grits from Immaculate Bites

7

Instant Pot Shrimp and Grits from Paint The Kitchen Red

8

Bacon Shrimp and Cheddar Grits from Delish

9

Keto Shrimp & Grits Recipe with Loaded Cauliflower Rice from Word To Your Mother

10

Cauliflower Grits with Spicy Shrimp from Jessica Gavin

11

Spicy Stewed Beef with Creamy Cheddar Grits from The Pioneer Woman

12

Healthy Shrimp and "Grits" (Whole30, Keto, Paleo) from 40 Aprons