Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Meals popularity has changed by 28.13% over the past year. On average, Meals is consumed 2.85 times every year. Market adoption for Meals in restaurants is 11.98% and it is on 0.13% of recipes.

Meals plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Meals dishes in restaurants. October 2020 data
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Blazin Cajun Seafood Restaurant (Pleasant Hill, Georgia)
Deliteful Kitchen (Stuart, Florida)
Wowo's Smoking Hot Bbq & Catering (Whittier, California)
Chili's Grill & Bar (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

Fastest rising Meals pairings

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

Meals Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Meals related conversations over the past year. October 2020 Data
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  • Annual Growth

    Meals consumption yearly growth rate
    28.13%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Meals is consumed 2.85 times on average every year
    2.85
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Meals represents. October 2020 data

    Market Adoption

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

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

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

    Popularity in Restaurants

    11.98%
    66,456 of 554,731 Restaurants
  • 0.13% of recipes have Meals

    Popularity in Recipes

    0.13%
    4,528 of 3,452,628 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Meals. October 2020 data

Most Popular food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular food ingredients with Meals, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. October 2020 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1meats
44.68%
#2seafood
16.97%
#3salad
12.41%
#4soup
4.72%
#5burger
4.67%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2soft drinks
45.33%
#3burger
15.57%
#4seafood
12.09%
#5meats
2.34%

Most Popular vegetables Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with Meals, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. October 2020 data
Top vegetables Ingredients and Pairings
#1greens
24.93%
#2onion
17.02%
#3avocado
12.08%
#4spinach
9.17%
#5broccoli
9.07%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1peperoncini
#2baby lettuce
#3spanish onion
#4japanese eggplant
#5hominy
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1turnip greens
63.09%
#2baby eggplant
49.76%
#3wakame
48.02%
#4ube
46.17%
#5endive
45.74%

Most Popular meat Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with Meals, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. October 2020 data
Top meat Ingredients and Pairings
#1chicken
37.87%
#2steak
14.85%
#3beef
11.53%
#4sausage
10.46%
#5pork
9.38%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1beef sausage
#2genoa salami
#3beef sirloin
#4pork loin
#5chicken andouille sausage
80.88%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1blended burger
77.39%
#2bone marrow
68.04%
#3turkish
58.76%
#4marrow
44.85%
#5mexican chorizo
39.71%

Most Popular spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with Meals, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. October 2020 data
Top spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings
#1pepper
23.69%
#2garlic
21.68%
#3salt
17.32%
#4chocolate
10.36%
#5cilantro
5.16%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1fleur de sel
#2candied ginger
#3sweet basil
#4garam masala
#5lemon basil
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1bourbon vanilla
84.93%
#2arabica
69.85%
#3poblano chili
69.85%
#4epazote
69.85%
#5shiso
68.18%

Most Popular dairy Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with Meals, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. October 2020 data
Top dairy Ingredients and Pairings
#1cheese
37.9%
#2butter
17.41%
#3cream
12.71%
#4milk
9.14%
#5yogurt
6.22%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1strawberry yogurt
56.93%
#2halloumi cheese
55.57%
#3blueberry cream cheese
39.71%
#4indian cheese
39.71%
#5boursin cheese
39.71%

Most Popular beverages Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with Meals, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. October 2020 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1water
22.89%
#2soda
19.76%
#3coffee
17.15%
#4juice
14.23%
#5tea
7.54%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1turmeric shot
91.39%
#2brew coffee
58.82%
#3falooda
56.93%
#4nitro coffee
56.93%
#5soft drinks
45.33%

Most Popular Food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular Food ingredients with Meals, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. October 2020 data
Top Food Ingredients and Pairings
#1bread
44.51%
#2pastry
13.63%
#3toast
11.15%
#4cake
10.05%
#5ice cream
6.65%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1coconut caramel
92.46%
#2shaved ice
85.81%
#3zeppole
84.93%
#4country bread
69.85%
#5lava cake
68.35%