grits Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular grits dishes in restaurants
#1CHEESE GRITS
Brenda's Meat & Three (Sf, California)
#2GRILLED SHRIMP GRITS
Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen (Norcross, Georgia)
#3LOWCOUNTRY SHRIMP GRITS
Screendoor Restaurant (Portland, Oregon)
#4PIMENTO CHEESE GRITS
Buttermilk Kitchen (Atlanta, Georgia)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with grits
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve grits

3.97%

7,057 of 177,783 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online grits recipes

0.1%

1,983 of 1,979,825 Recipes

Overview

grits Growth Over Time How grits has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '19Apr '19May '1900.0250.050.0750.10.1250.150.1750.20.225
Year Over Year GRITS growth or decline vs one year ago
22.12%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of grits per consumer
1.51
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

3.97%

7,057 of 177,783 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online grits recipes

0.1%

1,983 of 1,979,825 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
42.06%
#2chicken
18.33%
#3steak
11.1%
#4pork
9.27%
#5beef
6.21%
#6pork belly
5.91%
#7brisket
5.3%
#8pork chops
1.83%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1pork chops
#2chicken
18.53%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1pork belly
40.38%
#2beef
26.11%
#3pork
14.82%
#4steak
13.28%
#5brisket
12.55%
#6bacon
1.15%
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
20.63%
#2crab legs
18.75%
#3shrimp
17.19%
#4salmon
15.63%
#5crawfish
14.69%
#6lobster pieces
13.13%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1lobster pieces
#2crab legs
89.87%
#3crawfish
87.70%
#4salmon
81.35%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1fish
19.56%
#2shrimp
3.3%
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
78.76%
#2butter
21.24%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1butter
18.60%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
16.36%
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
#1biscuits
38.13%
#2toast
33.46%
#3cornbread
17.12%
#4waffles
11.28%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1waffles
8.84%
#2toast
4.47%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1biscuits
18.95%
#2cornbread
8.91%
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
80.46%
#2lemonade
19.54%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1lemonade
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
17.19%
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
80.7%
#2hamburger
9.65%
#3tacos
9.65%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1hamburger
#2tacos
60.52%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1eggs
16.28%
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
#1collard greens
57%
#2tomatoes
27%
#3potatoes
16%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1potatoes
74.89%
#2collard greens
5.58%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1tomatoes
15.92%
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
1.43%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1beer
#2wine
12.62%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with grits, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1gravy
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1gravy
6.73%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with grits, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1lemon
81.13%
#2apple
11.32%
#3berries
7.55%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1berries
#2lemon
#3apple

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
comfort
3.52%
fitness
3.26%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with grits over time
May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '19Apr '19May '1900.250.50.7511.251.51.7522.252.52.7533.253.5
  • 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

3.97%

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
$11.09$5.34$12.14$14.87$12.5AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular grits Dishes The most notable variations of grits served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Cheese Grits Brenda's Meat & ThreeSfCalifornia
#2 Grilled Shrimp Grits Pappadeaux Seafood KitchenNorcrossGeorgia
#3 Lowcountry Shrimp Grits Screendoor RestaurantPortlandOregon
#4 Pimento Cheese Grits Buttermilk KitchenAtlantaGeorgia
#5 Low Shrimp Grits The Southern GentlemanAtlantaGeorgia
#6 Carolina Shrimp Grits Teavolve Cafe & LoungeBaltimoreMaryland
#7 Smoked Gouda Grits Dish SocietyHoustonTexas
#8 Bbq Shrimp Grits Pascal's Manale RestaurantNew OrleansLouisiana
#9 Cheesy Grits DatzTampaFlorida
#10 Bull Bear Shrimp Grits Waldorf Astoria OrlandoOrlandoFlorida
Menu Items How many total instances of grits found in restaurants across the country
15,709
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of grits variations on a restaurant's menu
2.23

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online grits recipes and their penetration