Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Mexican popularity has changed by 3.59% over the past year. On average, Mexican is consumed 2.66 times every year. Market adoption for Mexican in restaurants is 48.11% and it is on 2.79% of recipes.

Mexican plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Mexican dishes in restaurants. May 2021 data
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Nick's Neighborhood Bar & Grill (Wilmette, Illinois)
Chop Shop Taco (Alexandria, Virginia)
Taco Taco Cafe (San Antonio, Texas)
Firebrand Artisan Breads (Oakland, California)

Fastest rising Mexican pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Mexican. May 2021 data
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#1fish
16.74%
#2bread
12.93%
#3mac & cheese
10.06%
#4chicken
9.99%
#5cheese
9.75%
#6coffee
7.28%
#7margarita
4.97%
#8tacos
2.47%
#9tequila
0.15%

Food Market Overview for Mexican

Mexican Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Mexican related conversations over the past year. May 2021 Data
Feb '20Mar '20Apr '20May '20Jun '20Jul '20Aug '20Sep '20Oct '20Nov '20Dec '20Jan '21Feb '21Mar '2100.511.522.533.54
  • Annual Growth

    Mexican consumption yearly growth rate
    3.59%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Mexican is consumed 2.66 times on average every year
    2.66
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Mexican represents. May 2021 data

    Market Adoption

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

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

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

    Popularity in Restaurants

    48.11%
    299,194 of 621,918 Restaurants
  • 2.79% of recipes have Mexican

    Popularity in Recipes

    2.79%
    132,158 of 4,735,453 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Mexican. May 2021 data

Most Popular prepared food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular prepared food ingredients with Mexican, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. May 2021 data
Top prepared food Ingredients and Pairings
#1tacos
42.64%
#2mac & cheese
10.16%
#3bread
9.48%
#4burrito
7.94%
#5nachos
7.22%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1chicken alfredo pasta
78.34%
#2madeleine
78.11%
#3bouillabaisse
76.69%
#4gingerbread
75.84%
#5cheese crackers
75.08%

Most Popular raw ingredients Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular raw ingredients ingredients with Mexican, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. May 2021 data
Top raw ingredients Ingredients and Pairings
#1chicken
15.63%
#2cheese
14.68%
#3fish
10.05%
#4salsa
9.97%
#5leafy greens
9.31%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1fuji apple
86.75%
#2cocoa butter
84.27%
#3pumpkin spice
78.73%
#4wheatgrass
78.3%
#5cuttlefish
77.92%

Most Popular beverages Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with Mexican, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. May 2021 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1beer
26.21%
#2margarita
15.75%
#3coffee
13.41%
#4tequila
12.12%
#5juice
9.36%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1coconut juice
73.22%
#2heineken
71.4%
#3ginger shot
71.07%
#4calvados
67.52%
#5sparkling mineral water
66.44%

Diets & Traits

Uncover the primary dietary motivations behind consumer preferences for Mexican

Diets Over Time

The dietary references with Mexican over time. May 2021 data
Mar '20Apr '20May '20Jun '20Jul '20Aug '20Sep '20Oct '20Nov '20Dec '20Jan '21Feb '21Mar '2101.252.53.7556.257.58.751011.2512.5
  • grain free
  • vegan
  • nut free
  • lactose free

Most popular Mexican related motivations

The leading motivations and claims consumers choose Mexican compared to all other dishes. May 2021 data
  • fitness

    5.03%
  • snack

    2.62%
  • meal prep

    1.77%

Restaurant Trends Analysis

Mexican adoption in the restaurant industry and pricing segmentation. May 2021 analysis

Mexican Pricing Analysis

Track the average price of Mexican dishes across all price tiers. May 2021 data
$9.17$7.63$11.47$13.14$17.55AVG$$$$$$$$$$
  • Restaurant Penetration

    48.11% of restaurants serve. May 2021 data
    48.11%
  • Foodservice Cuisine Penetration

    The cuisine that offers Mexican the most. May 2021 data
    mexican restaurant
    56%
  • Restaurant Menu Analysis

    9452709 of menu items containing Mexican. May 2021 data
    9,452,709
  • Dish Count Per Menu

    The average number of Mexican dishes found in menus. May 2021 data
    31.59

Most Popular Mexican Dishes

Most popular Mexican posts from restaurants. May 2021 data
Nick's Neighborhood Bar & Grill (Wilmette, Illinois)
Chop Shop Taco (Alexandria, Virginia)
Taco Taco Cafe (San Antonio, Texas)
Firebrand Artisan Breads (Oakland, California)

Home Cooking

Discover Mexican penetration in home cooking

Most Popular Recipes

The most notable variations of Mexican recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year. May 2021 data