Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Hot Chocolate popularity has changed by -69.62% over the past year. On average, Hot Chocolate is consumed 1.24 times every year. Market adoption for Hot Chocolate in restaurants is 12.01% and it is on 0.12% of recipes.

Hot Chocolate plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Hot Chocolate dishes in restaurants. September 2020 data
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Spyhouse Coffee (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Kaldis Coffee On The Plaza (Kansas City, Missouri)
Ernie's Family Restaurant Inc (Pekin, Illinois)
Max Brenner (Nyc, New York)

Fastest rising Hot Chocolate pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Hot Chocolate. September 2020 data
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Food Market Overview for Hot Chocolate

Hot Chocolate Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Hot Chocolate related conversations over the past year. September 2020 Data
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  • Annual Growth

    Hot Chocolate consumption yearly growth rate
    -69.62%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Hot Chocolate is consumed 1.24 times on average every year
    1.24
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Hot Chocolate represents. September 2020 data

    Market Adoption

  • The popularity of Hot Chocolate at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average. September 2020 data

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

    • Eat In
    • Market Avg.
    • Eat Out
  • Percentage of restaurants that serve Hot Chocolate

    Popularity in Restaurants

    12.01%
    66,016 of 549,475 Restaurants
  • 0.12% of recipes have Hot Chocolate

    Popularity in Recipes

    0.12%
    4,403 of 3,635,380 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Hot Chocolate. September 2020 data

Most Popular beverages Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with Hot Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1hot chocolate
72.05%
#2coffee
14.21%
#3tea
3.52%
#4latte
2.47%
#5soda
1.67%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1water
#2espresso
71.05%
#3soda
35.36%
#4tea
34.59%
#5latte
31.90%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1tonic
64.75%
#2americano
53%
#3cider
53%
#4kombucha
29.5%
#5eggnog
29.5%

Most Popular spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with Hot Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings
#1chocolate
77.59%
#2cocoa
6.43%
#3cinnamon
3.61%
#4vanilla
3.18%
#5peppermint
2.99%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1peppermint
#2ginger
#3pepper
#4vanilla
89.00%
#5salt
71.65%

Most Popular food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular food ingredients with Hot Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1pastry
26.36%
#2cookie
16.5%
#3bread
12.48%
#4meats
9.74%
#5ice cream
8.87%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1cookie
66.44%
#2chips
60.11%
#3french fries
60.11%
#4pastry
10.24%
#5donuts
9.46%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2toast
27.93%
#3ice cream
12.19%

Most Popular desserts Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular desserts ingredients with Hot Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top desserts Ingredients and Pairings
#1biscuits
29.48%
#2cake
18.1%
#3caramel
10.48%
#4pancake
6.67%
#5brownie
6.54%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1biscuits
66.44%
#2brownie
66.17%
#3chocolate biscuits
46.64%
#4chocolate cookies
41.00%
#5cake
27.44%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1wedding cake
71.8%
#2apple pie
68.67%
#3lava cake
64.75%
#4toffee
64.75%
#5croissants
60.52%

Most Popular dairy Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with Hot Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top dairy Ingredients and Pairings
#1cream
39.23%
#2milk
30.17%
#3butter
11.91%
#4cheese
11.72%
#5yogurt
1.76%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1whole milk
#2heavy cream
#3cheddar
#4butter
#5milk
81.56%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2cream cheese
25.35%
#3custard
15.4%

Most Popular bakery Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular bakery ingredients with Hot Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top bakery Ingredients and Pairings
#1sugar
29.33%
#2dark chocolate
16.32%
#3chocolate chips
12.86%
#4chocolate bar
11.78%
#5white chocolate
10.7%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1pastry dough
#2flour
#3frosting
#4chocolate chips
#5white chocolate
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2brown sugar
43.6%

Most Popular fruits Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with Hot Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top fruits Ingredients and Pairings
#1berries
28.01%
#2strawberries
13.58%
#3apple
12.48%
#4orange
9.59%
#5bananas
9.25%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1cherries
88.00%
#2apple
67.85%
#3mango
62.69%
#4orange
45.70%
#5strawberries
41.00%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1plantains
71.8%
#2figs
53%
#3passion fruit
53%
#4raisins
47.13%
#5blackberries
37.33%

Most Popular condiments Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with Hot Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top condiments Ingredients and Pairings
#1chili
28.76%
#2nut butter
12.55%
#3nutella
11.39%
#4peanut butter
11.1%
#5honey
9.56%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1peanut butter
#2maple syrup
#3nut butter
88.00%
#4jam
51.07%
#5oil
46.64%

Most Popular alcohol Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with Hot Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top alcohol Ingredients and Pairings
#1beer
33.72%
#2wine
25.14%
#3bourbon
6.95%
#4rose
5.91%
#5liqueur
5.33%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1vodka
#2mimosa
#3bitters
#4rum
88.00%
#5liqueur
69.20%

Most Popular nuts and seeds Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with Hot Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients and Pairings
#1almonds
27.04%
#2coconut
26%
#3peanuts
15.14%
#4hazelnuts
9.31%
#5pecans
6.47%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1candied pecans
#2pine nuts
#3mustard seeds
#4cashews
#5chia
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2sunflower seeds
29.5%
#3pumpkin seeds
29.5%
#4pistachios
11.88%

Most Popular vegetables Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with Hot Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top vegetables Ingredients and Pairings
#1pumpkin
23.05%
#2beans
16.92%
#3potatoes
11.23%
#4greens
8.68%
#5truffles
7.93%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1beans
#2corn
#3soy
#4pumpkin
72.33%
#5truffles
55.84%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2greens
18.66%
#3tomatoes
12.72%
#4avocado
11.22%
#5onion
9.36%

Most Popular meat Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with Hot Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top meat Ingredients and Pairings
#1chicken
20.99%
#2sausage
18.51%
#3bacon
16.03%
#4steak
9.73%
#5pork
7.63%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1ribeye
#2chicken sausage
#3beef brisket
#4drumstick
#5ham hock
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2hot dog
29.5%
#3franks
29.5%
#4pork
15.4%
#5steak
9.36%

Most Popular dairy substitutes Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular dairy substitutes ingredients with Hot Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top dairy substitutes Ingredients and Pairings
#1nut milk
38.96%
#2almond milk
26.84%
#3oat milk
15.15%
#4coconut milk
13.42%
#5soy milk
2.81%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1cashew cream
#2cashew milk
#3oat milk
#4coconut milk
#5soy milk
76.25%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2rice milk
29.5%

Most Popular grains Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with Hot Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top grains Ingredients and Pairings
#1oats
27.62%
#2pasta
16.28%
#3rice
15.99%
#4oatmeal
15.7%
#5cereal
8.14%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1barley
#2