Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Lunch popularity has changed by -13.47% over the past year. On average, Lunch is consumed 2.55 times every year. Market adoption for Lunch in restaurants is 3.4% and it is on 0.06% of recipes.

Lunch plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Lunch dishes in restaurants. August 2020 data
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Gentle Giant Brewing Company (Pearl River, New York)
First Watch - Fairlawn (Fairlawn, Ohio)
Craft Food Hall Project - Citypoint Waltham (Waltham, Massachusetts)
Glory Days Grill (Towson, Maryland)

Fastest rising Lunch pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Lunch. August 2020 data
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#1flour
#2salt
77.51%
#3sea scallops
71.84%
#4oil
71.12%
#5olive oil
68.23%
#6silken tofu
67.19%
#7coconut milk
65.15%
#8chocolate chips
61.93%
#9garlic
60.36%
#10onion
57.68%

Food Market Overview for Lunch

Lunch Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Lunch related conversations over the past year. August 2020 Data
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  • Annual Growth

    Lunch consumption yearly growth rate
    -13.47%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Lunch is consumed 2.55 times on average every year
    2.55
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Lunch represents. August 2020 data

    Market Adoption

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

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

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

    Popularity in Restaurants

    3.4%
    18,697 of 549,475 Restaurants
  • 0.06% of recipes have Lunch

    Popularity in Recipes

    0.06%
    2,088 of 3,635,380 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Lunch. August 2020 data

Most Popular food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular food ingredients with Lunch, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1meats
31.68%
#2seafood
13.85%
#3salad
12.22%
#4bread
10.67%
#5sandwich
7.22%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1pasta fagioli
58.2%
#2beef fried rice
51.24%
#3eggs benedict
44.83%
#4chicken crispers
44.27%
#5red pepper coulis
44.27%

Most Popular vegetables Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with Lunch, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top vegetables Ingredients and Pairings
#1greens
20.6%
#2tomatoes
14.01%
#3onion
12.14%
#4avocado
11.07%
#5potatoes
10.51%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1wheatgrass
61.42%
#2haricots verts
52.84%
#3pickled daikon
50.46%
#4watermelon radish
48.4%
#5yellow beans
44.27%

Most Popular meat Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with Lunch, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top meat Ingredients and Pairings
#1chicken
35.97%
#2steak
13.43%
#3sausage
11.32%
#4beef
10.83%
#5pork
9.05%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1beef sirloin
#2applewood bacon
#3drumstick
#4deli ham
85.77%
#5breakfast sausage
74.84%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1mexican chorizo
62.85%
#2bone marrow
57.61%
#3marrow
44.27%
#4pork belly
16.44%
#5pancetta
9.97%

Most Popular dairy Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with Lunch, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top dairy Ingredients and Pairings
#1cheese
47.46%
#2butter
11.96%
#3cream
11.88%
#4milk
5.83%
#5yogurt
5.07%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1organic milk
69.6%
#2quesadilla cheese
50.46%
#3cheddar jack
38.7%
#4cream butter
36.31%
#5monterey cheese
33.12%

Most Popular beverages Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with Lunch, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1coffee
33.73%
#2soda
15.76%
#3water
15%
#4juice
11.1%
#5tea
8.9%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1instant coffee
#2turmeric shot
#3eggnog
#4seltzer water
#5diet dr pepper
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1yerba mate
78.77%
#2iced green tea
57.13%
#3tonic water
55.42%
#4americano
51.36%
#5mezcal
48.25%

Most Popular spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with Lunch, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings
#1pepper
23.81%
#2garlic
18.89%
#3salt
14.23%
#4chocolate
11.95%
#5cilantro
6.48%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1ortega chiles
#2arabica
#3garam masala
#4cheese salt
#5guajillo chiles
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1organic vanilla
77.71%
#2hatch chiles
44.27%
#3candied ginger
44.27%
#4tapioca
36.49%
#5ghost pepper
31.69%

Most Popular grains Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with Lunch, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top grains Ingredients and Pairings
#1rice
32.81%
#2pasta
28%
#3noodles
15.23%
#4quinoa
5.99%
#5spaghetti
4.52%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1lo mein noodles
85.46%
#2zucchini noodles
43.05%
#3rice puffs
36.31%
#4tagliatelle
26.32%
#5arborio rice
21.98%

Most Popular condiments Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with Lunch, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top condiments Ingredients and Pairings
#1oil
20.07%
#2chili
18.83%
#3olive oil
11.1%
#4honey
8.98%
#5mayo
8.6%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1honey syrup
84.08%
#2pomegranate vinaigrette
81.42%
#3calamata olives
77.71%
#4salsa sauce
72.13%
#5creole mustard
72.13%

Most Popular fruits Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with Lunch, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top fruits Ingredients and Pairings
#1berries
21.64%
#2lemon
15.17%
#3apple
10.95%
#4strawberries
10.07%
#5bananas
9.33%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1kumquat
67.22%
#2pink grapefruit
44.27%
#3maracuya
39.2%
#4mission figs
30.34%
#5clementines
27.79%

Most Popular fish Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular fish ingredients with Lunch, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top fish Ingredients and Pairings
#1fish
59.49%
#2salmon
20.25%
#3tuna
11.81%
#4ceviche
1.97%
#5cod
1.69%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1alaskan salmon
#2cod
#3striped bass
#4alaskan cod
#5tuna
11.90%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1norwegian salmon
44.27%
#2haddock
24.69%
#3swordfish
22.41%
#4ceviche
19.58%
#5king salmon
15.72%

Most Popular alcohol Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with Lunch, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top alcohol Ingredients and Pairings
#1beer
38.77%
#2wine
35.6%
#3margarita
4.91%
#4rose
4.91%
#5mimosa
3.48%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1tuaca
#2peach schnapps
#3american lager
#4hard seltzer
#5witbier
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1ketel one
86.07%
#2negroni
78.69%
#3session beer
67.22%
#4blue moon
65.11%
#5vanilla vodka
62.85%

Most Popular desserts Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular desserts ingredients with Lunch, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top desserts Ingredients and Pairings
#1cake
27.11%
#2biscuits
20.89%
#3pancake
12.44%
#4waffles
9.78%
#5muffins
6.44%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1mcflurry
82.4%
#2spice cake
72.13%
#3fudge sauce
72.13%
#4chocolate fudge cake
62.85%
#5caramel toffee
62.85%

Most Popular nuts and seeds Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with Lunch, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients and Pairings
#1coconut
25.95%
#2almonds
22.84%
#3peanuts
20.42%
#4walnuts
9.34%
#5cashews
7.96%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1mustard seeds
#2almonds
33.06%
#3peanuts
31.61%
#4walnuts
27.81%
#5coconut
20.63%