Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Meatballs popularity has changed by 36.51% over the past year. On average, Meatballs is consumed 1.55 times every year. Market adoption for Meatballs in restaurants is 19.07% and it is on 0.54% of recipes.

Meatballs plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Meatballs dishes in restaurants. February 2021 data
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Pat's Market (Middletown Township, New Jersey)
Evo Pizzeria (North Charleston, South Carolina)
Waldo Pizza - Lee's Summit (Lee's Summit, Missouri)
Pastaria (Clayton, Missouri)

Fastest rising Meatballs pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Meatballs. February 2021 data
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#1maca
#2silken tofu
#3beyond meat
42.53%
#4breadcrumbs
31.02%
#5water
28.74%
#6oil
27.35%
#7fruit juice
27.17%
#8tofu
26.99%
#9salt
26.60%
#10crab
26.29%

Food Market Overview for Meatballs

Meatballs Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Meatballs related conversations over the past year. February 2021 Data
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  • Annual Growth

    Meatballs consumption yearly growth rate
    36.51%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Meatballs is consumed 1.55 times on average every year
    1.55
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Meatballs represents. February 2021 data

    Market Adoption

  • The popularity of Meatballs at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average. February 2021 data

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

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

    Popularity in Restaurants

    19.07%
    113,879 of 597,012 Restaurants
  • 0.54% of recipes have Meatballs

    Popularity in Recipes

    0.54%
    24,696 of 4,598,338 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Meatballs. February 2021 data

Most Popular food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular food ingredients with Meatballs, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1meatballs
66.04%
#2bread
7.15%
#3sandwich
5.03%
#4salad
4.99%
#5eggs
4.15%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1refried beans
76.97%
#2creamed corn
73.5%
#3veal parmigiana
62.8%
#4sweet potato hash
58.84%
#5red pepper hummus
51.64%

Most Popular grains Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with Meatballs, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top grains Ingredients and Pairings
#1pasta
46.77%
#2spaghetti
22.72%
#3rice
12.54%
#4noodles
8.74%
#5quinoa
1.82%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1rice cereal
#2wheat germ
#3cannelloni
#4orzo
#5lucky charms
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1lo mein noodles
76.97%
#2spelt
69.77%
#3millet
52.24%
#4malt
38.26%
#5flat rice noodles
37.6%

Most Popular vegetables Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with Meatballs, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top vegetables Ingredients and Pairings
#1tomatoes
18.63%
#2onion
15.05%
#3greens
14.95%
#4potatoes
11.12%
#5spinach
7.16%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1ramps
86.75%
#2rhubarb
73.32%
#3red tomato
70.24%
#4french green beans
70.24%
#5watermelon radish
68.29%

Most Popular meat Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with Meatballs, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top meat Ingredients and Pairings
#1chicken
27.44%
#2beef
18.29%
#3sausage
13.84%
#4pork
13.44%
#5steak
7.22%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1duck fat
61.31%
#2stewing beef
56.04%
#3bone marrow
55.87%
#4beef sirloin
47.72%
#5pancetta
34.95%

Most Popular dairy Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with Meatballs, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top dairy Ingredients and Pairings
#1cheese
47.12%
#2parmesan
12.07%
#3mozzarella
9.94%
#4butter
7.27%
#5cream
6.61%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1quesadilla cheese
#2indian cheese
#3organic milk
#4stilton
#5boursin cheese
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1monterey jack
78.02%
#2monterey cheese
78.02%
#3cheddar jack
43.1%
#4cream butter
37.6%
#5havarti
37.6%

Most Popular spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with Meatballs, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings
#1garlic
29.76%
#2pepper
20.91%
#3salt
12.87%
#4basil
11.35%
#5parsley
6.5%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1holy basil
#2galangal
#3shichimi
#4anaheim chili
#5bourbon vanilla
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1garden herbs
70.24%
#2pumpkin spice
58.84%
#3celery salt
56.04%
#4cacao
51.64%
#5vanilla bean
51.64%

Most Popular condiments Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with Meatballs, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top condiments Ingredients and Pairings
#1marinara
19.58%
#2oil
17.55%
#3tomato sauce
14.46%
#4chili
10.97%
#5olive oil
10.68%