Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Italian popularity has changed by -13.23% over the past year. On average, Italian is consumed 2.42 times every year. Market adoption for Italian in restaurants is 29.68% and it is on 0.52% of recipes.

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Most popular Italian dishes in restaurants. June 2020 data
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Fastest rising Italian pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Italian. June 2020 data
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Food Market Overview for Italian

Italian Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Italian related conversations over the past year. June 2020 Data
Mar '19Apr '19May '19Jun '19Jul '19Aug '19Sep '19Oct '19Nov '19Dec '19Jan '20Feb '20Mar '20Apr '20May '2000.250.50.7511.25
  • Annual Growth

    Italian consumption yearly growth rate
    -13.23%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Italian is consumed 2.42 times on average every year
    2.42
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Italian represents. June 2020 data

    Market Adoption

  • The popularity of Italian at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average. June 2020 data

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

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

    Popularity in Restaurants

    29.68%
    164,621 of 554,731 Restaurants
  • 0.52% of recipes have Italian

    Popularity in Recipes

    0.52%
    18,102 of 3,452,628 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Italian. June 2020 data

Most Popular food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular food ingredients with Italian, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1meats
36.47%
#2pizza
21.56%
#3seafood
13.39%
#4salad
8.15%
#5sandwich
5.93%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1pepsi
93.33%
#2general tso chicken
68.74%
#3seaweed salad
68.74%
#4baklava
62.49%
#5tempeh
58.01%

Most Popular dairy Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with Italian, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top dairy Ingredients and Pairings
#1cheese
48.87%
#2mozzarella
12.4%
#3parmesan
10.11%
#4cream
8.09%
#5butter
6.65%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1camembert
56.71%
#2dahi
53.11%
#3stilton
53.11%
#4nacho cheese
53.11%
#5whey
35.07%

Most Popular grains Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with Italian, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top grains Ingredients and Pairings
#1pasta
73.47%
#2spaghetti
11.28%
#3rice
4.31%
#4linguine
2.67%
#5rigatoni
2.08%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1quaker oats
#2raisin bran
#3cocoa pebbles
#4sushi rice
#5beluga
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1frosted flakes
68.74%
#2millet
62.49%
#3red rice
53.11%
#4amaranth
43.73%
#5yaki soba
37.48%

Most Popular meat Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with Italian, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top meat Ingredients and Pairings
#1sausage
29.68%
#2chicken
20.32%
#3italian sausage
12.63%
#4beef
8.65%
#5steak
6.59%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1stew meat
#2spam
#3mexican chorizo
#4breakfast sausage
#5pork loin
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1goat meat
53.11%
#2bone marrow
43.16%
#3marrow
30.53%
#4lamb
28.71%
#5beef brisket
24.97%

Most Popular spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with Italian, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings
#1garlic
24.39%
#2pepper
22.82%
#3salt
13.36%
#4basil
12.72%
#5chocolate
8.73%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1pasilla pepper
#2fenugreek
#3tahitian vanilla
#4spearmint
#5shichimi
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1truffle salt
46.41%
#2tajin
26.31%
#3matcha
18.24%
#4pandan
6.21%
#5jalapeno chili
6.21%

Most Popular Food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular Food ingredients with Italian, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top Food Ingredients and Pairings
#1bread
34.34%
#2pastry
16%
#3cake
10.2%
#4ice cream
8.5%
#5toast
6.13%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1toast
62.35%
#2bread
59.98%
#3italian bread
51.27%
#4garlic bread
46.67%
#5cake
32.93%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1cinnamon raisin bread
95.38%
#2raisin bread
91.47%
#3fortune cookie
76.55%
#4pumpkin pie
76.55%
#5lemon drop
75.44%

Most Popular alcohol Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with Italian, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top alcohol Ingredients and Pairings
#1wine
41.28%
#2beer
21.25%
#3cocktail
17.19%
#4red wine
5.55%
#5white wine
4.36%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1tuaca
#2apple brandy
#3tawny port
#4hard seltzer
#5vanilla vodka
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1smirnoff
68.74%
#2shrimp cocktail
57.8%
#3johnnie walker
53.11%
#4session beer
53.11%
#5stella artois
53.11%

Most Popular vegetables Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with Italian, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top vegetables Ingredients and Pairings
#1greens
25.36%
#2onion
22.64%
#3spinach
11.84%
#4zucchini
6.67%
#5broccoli
6.37%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1pickled ginger
#2wakame
#3chinese cabbage
#4pickle relish
#5pickled daikon
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1celery root
46.41%
#2napa cabbage
43.73%
#3lotus
37.48%
#4spirulina
33.01%
#5watercress
33.01%

Most Popular condiments Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with Italian, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top condiments Ingredients and Pairings
#1oil
22.38%
#2olive oil
18.27%
#3pesto
10.63%
#4stuffing
8.4%
#5tomato sauce
8.04%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1cocktail sauce
82.95%
#2red tomato sauce
81.24%
#3salsa fresca
68.74%
#4organic honey
68.74%
#5squid ink
57.18%

Most Popular beverages Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with Italian, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1coffee
28.3%
#2soda
20.56%
#3water
15.7%
#4juice
11.35%
#5fruit juice
5.9%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1eggnog
#2lemon lime soda
#3mountain dew
#4ginger shot
#5falooda
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1sprite
90.5%
#2coke
72.95%
#3chamomile tea
68.74%
#4pineapple juice
68.74%
#5boba
58.97%

Most Popular fruits Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with Italian, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top fruits Ingredients and Pairings
#1lemon
37.21%
#2dates
17.26%
#3orange
12.4%
#4apple
9.72%
#5lime
6.01%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1pitaya
#2banana chips
#3apple chips
#4granny smith apple
#5nectarine

Most Popular fish Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular fish ingredients with Italian, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top fish Ingredients and Pairings
#1fish
57.02%
#2salmon
17.5%
#3tuna
7.97%
#4anchovy
5.72%
#5cod
2.43%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1alaskan cod
#2king salmon
#3albacore tuna
#4king fish
#5flounder
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1herring
53.11%
#2ahi tuna
50.35%
#3swordfish
41.11%
#4sea bass
39.62%
#5atlantic salmon
37.48%

Most Popular seafood Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with Italian, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top seafood Ingredients and Pairings
#1shrimp
57.64%
#2clam
16.81%
#3calamari
16.81%
#4squid
8.08%
#5crawfish
0.66%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1crawfish
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2calamari
49.24%
#3squid
49.08%
#4clam
17.56%
#5shrimp
6.63%

Most Popular Ingredient Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular Ingredient ingredients with Italian, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top Ingredient Ingredients and Pairings
#1sugar
29.74%
#2flour
28.97%
#3yeast
11.03%
#4chocolate chips
6.41%
#5nut flour
5.13%