grits Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular grits dishes in restaurants
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with grits
#1toast
88.37%
#2salmon
74.55%
#3mushrooms
68.00%
#4beer
66.62%
#5wine
45.94%
#6fish
42.55%
#7pepper
37.46%
#8steak
27.07%
#9waffles
19.28%
#10shrimp
15.40%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve grits

4.39%

6,715 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online grits recipes

0.11%

1,635 of 1,437,927 Recipes

Overview

grits Growth Over Time How grits has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.0250.050.0750.10.1250.15
Year Over Year GRITS growth or decline vs one year ago
31.89%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of grits per consumer
1.57
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

4.39%

6,715 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online grits recipes

0.11%

1,635 of 1,437,927 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
47%
#2chicken
20.75%
#3steak
12.26%
#4pork
12.26%
#5beef
7.72%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1steak
27.07%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1pork
19.27%
#2chicken
14.47%
#3beef
10.4%
#4bacon
7.06%
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
79.81%
#2butter
20.19%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
10.51%
#2butter
4%
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
41.94%
#2salmon
23.87%
#3shrimp
17.85%
#4crawfish
15.7%
#5scallops
0.65%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1crawfish
#2scallops
83.28%
#3salmon
74.55%
#4fish
42.55%
#5shrimp
15.40%
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
43.93%
#2biscuits
43.21%
#3waffles
12.86%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1toast
88.37%
#2waffles
19.28%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1biscuits
11.24%
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
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
36%
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
22.96%
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
2.11%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1beer
66.62%
#2wine
45.94%
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
#1pepper
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1pepper
37.46%
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
#1mushrooms
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1mushrooms
68.00%

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
5.33%
meal prep
1.29%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with grits over time
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '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

4.39%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature grits

american restaurant

29%
grits Pricing Analysis Average price of grits across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$10.95$5.55$12.21$14.95$11.98AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular grits Dishes The most notable variations of grits served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Shrimp Grits Zydeco Brew WerksTampaFlorida
#2 Georgia Wild Shrimp Grits The Porter Beer BarAtlantaGeorgia
#3 Georgia Blue Shrimp Grits Georgia BlueSte 130Madison (Mississippi)
#4 Cauliflower Grits Eggs BeatrixChicagoIllinois
#5 Texas Shrimp Grits Beaver'sHoustonTexas
#6 Cheesy Grits BeatrixChicagoIllinois
#7 Jumbo Shrimp Grits Rice Off The Hook Seafood & More SouthOklahoma CityOklahoma
#8 Roasted Corn Grits Zea Rotisserie & BarKennerLouisiana
#9 Chiko Shrimp Grits CHIKOWashingtonDistrict Of Columbia
#10 South Carolina Stone Ground Grits Skull Creek BoathouseHilton Head IslandSouth Carolina
Menu Items How many total instances of grits found in restaurants across the country
14,190
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
1,635
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use grits as an ingredient
1,439
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

Crock Pot Shrimp and Cheese Grits from tammileetips.com

#4

Vegan Blackened Tofu with Cheesy Grits from Rabbit and Wolves

#5

Bacon Shrimp and Cheddar Grits from Delish

#6

Slow Cooker Three Cheese Shrimp and Grits from Valerie Hoff

#7

Spicy Cajun Shrimp and White Cheddar Grits with roasted peppers and mushrooms from Home Chef

#8

Cajun Shrimp and Grits from Immaculate Bites

#9

Cauliflower Grits with Spicy Shrimp from Jessica Gavin

#10

Shrimp and Cauliflower "Grits" from Paleo Blog

#11

Cajun Shrimp with Smoked Gouda Grits from JoyfulHealthyEats