Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Merlot popularity has changed by 33.27% over the past year. On average, Merlot is consumed 1.84 times every year. Market adoption for Merlot in restaurants is 3.22% and it is on 0% of recipes.

Merlot plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Merlot dishes in restaurants. October 2020 data
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L & E Oyster Bar (La, California)
Jack Fry's (Strathmoor Village, Kentucky)
Chateau Faire Le Pont Winery (Sunnyslope, Washington)
The Press (Cleveland, Tennessee)

Fastest rising Merlot pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Merlot. October 2020 data
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#1pollock
#2maca
#3almond milk
#4mocha
#5tuna
64.55%
#6pecans
59.12%
#7oil
54.80%
#8sugar
48.54%
#9peanuts
37.64%
#10caramel
36.69%

Food Market Overview for Merlot

Merlot Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Merlot related conversations over the past year. October 2020 Data
Aug '19Sep '19Oct '19Nov '19Dec '19Jan '20Feb '20Mar '20Apr '20May '20Jun '20Jul '20Aug '20Sep '20Oct '2000.0050.010.0150.020.0250.030.0350.040.0450.050.055
  • Annual Growth

    Merlot consumption yearly growth rate
    33.27%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Merlot is consumed 1.84 times on average every year
    1.84
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Merlot represents. October 2020 data

    Market Adoption

  • The popularity of Merlot 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 Merlot

    Popularity in Restaurants

    3.22%
    19,384 of 602,215 Restaurants
  • 0% of recipes have Merlot

    Popularity in Recipes

    0%
    169 of 4,109,158 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Merlot. October 2020 data

Most Popular alcohol Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with Merlot, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. October 2020 data
Top alcohol Ingredients and Pairings
#1merlot
32.69%
#2wine
32.69%
#3cabernet sauvignon
9.17%
#4red wine
7.61%
#5chardonnay
4.01%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1peach vodka
#2sambuca
#3silver tequila
#4vanilla vodka
#5coffee liqueur
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1budweiser
81.94%
#2bud light
77.89%
#3michelob ultra
76.62%
#4michelob
73.57%
#5prosecco
71.12%

Most Popular fruits Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with Merlot, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. October 2020 data
Top fruits Ingredients and Pairings
#1berries
24.48%
#2grapes
15.58%
#3cherries
14.78%
#4plums
10.18%
#5blackberries
8.47%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1dried apple
#2medjool dates
#3clementines
#4kaffir lime
#5mission figs
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1nectarine
76.62%
#2dried cherry
73.95%
#3cantaloupe
67.43%
#4watermelon
64.93%
#5meyer lemon
62.78%

Most Popular food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular food ingredients with Merlot, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. October 2020 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1meat
39.28%
#2seafood
12.74%
#3bread
11.62%
#4salad
7.88%
#5pastry
5.86%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1chips salsa
#2hawaiian pizza
#3beef broccoli
#4veggie broth
#5shrimp tempura
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1fruit salad
87.16%
#2buns
79.96%
#3crostini
66.84%
#4molasses
66.23%
#5wing
65.33%

Most Popular meat Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with Merlot, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. October 2020 data
Top meat Ingredients and Pairings
#1steak
30.26%
#2beef
13.77%
#3chicken
13.05%
#4sausage
10.03%
#5pork
7.82%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1stewing beef
#2stew meat
#3duck fat
#4brisket
#5rotisserie chicken
82.38%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1skirt steak
68%
#2flank
65.59%
#3pork loin
55.52%
#4bison
53.24%
#5ham
43.88%

Most Popular spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with Merlot, 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
21.69%
#2vanilla
20.27%
#3garlic
14.41%
#4salt
8.8%
#5cocoa
5.66%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1carob
#2pumpkin spice
#3pandan
#4rooibos
#5garlic salt
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1cumin
65.59%
#2saffron
64.24%
#3tarragon
62%
#4lemongrass
54.41%
#5hops
45.07%

Most Popular dairy Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with Merlot, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. October 2020 data
Top dairy Ingredients and Pairings
#1cheese
45.09%
#2butter
10.86%
#3cream
10.44%
#4cheddar
6.17%
#5parmesan
5.64%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1emmental français
79.96%
#2goat milk
71.94%
#3swiss cheese
50.71%
#4buttermilk
49.34%
#5white cheddar
38.18%

Most Popular vegetables Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with Merlot, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. October 2020 data
Top vegetables Ingredients and Pairings
#1potatoes
15.78%
#2tomatoes
14.53%
#3greens
13.33%
#4onion
12.24%
#5olives
11.92%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1radish sprouts
#2hass avocado
#3crimini
#4anaheim pepper
#5salad tomatoes