Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Mezcal popularity has changed by -2.62% over the past year. On average, Mezcal is consumed 1.97 times every year. Market adoption for Mezcal in restaurants is 0.62% and it is on 0.01% of recipes.

Mezcal plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Mezcal dishes in restaurants. December 2020 data
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Kiki On The River (Miami, Florida)
Xochi (Houston, Texas)
Maestro Restaurant (Pasadena, California)
Santa Fe Mexican Grill & Cantina Edmonds (Edmonds, Washington)

Fastest rising Mezcal pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Mezcal. December 2020 data
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#1almond cheese
#2brown sugar
#3beyond meat
88.70%
#4scallops
87.92%
#5tuna
77.34%
#6corn
63.87%
#7steak
62.26%
#8shrimp
56.10%
#9coffee
51.22%
#10meat
50.87%

Food Market Overview for Mezcal

Mezcal Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Mezcal related conversations over the past year. December 2020 Data
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  • Annual Growth

    Mezcal consumption yearly growth rate
    -2.62%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Mezcal is consumed 1.97 times on average every year
    1.97
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Mezcal represents. December 2020 data

    Market Adoption

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

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

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

    Popularity in Restaurants

    0.62%
    3,736 of 602,215 Restaurants
  • 0.01% of recipes have Mezcal

    Popularity in Recipes

    0.01%
    237 of 4,109,158 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Mezcal. December 2020 data

Most Popular beverages Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with Mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. December 2020 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1mezcal
76.51%
#2juice
7.15%
#3fruit juice
5.8%
#4soda
3.24%
#5coffee
2.03%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1turmeric shot
#2carbonated water
#3apple cider
#4orange soda
#5fanta
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1aperol spritz
49.11%
#2hot chocolate
45.76%
#3vegetable juice
27.34%
#4coconut water
17.36%
#5grapefruit juice
16.61%

Most Popular alcohol Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with Mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. December 2020 data
Top alcohol Ingredients and Pairings
#1tequila
28.48%
#2margarita
14.67%
#3beer
12.44%
#4wine
7.27%
#5liqueur
6.78%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1corona beer
78.23%
#2sangria
67.5%
#3elderflower liqueur
64.89%
#4calvados
62.88%
#5coconut rum
46.08%

Most Popular fruits Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with Mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. December 2020 data
Top fruits Ingredients and Pairings
#1lime
31.12%
#2orange
12.5%
#3lemon
12.5%
#4pineapple
10.84%
#5berries
8.26%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1dried fig
#2goji berries
#3prunes
#4honeydew
#5pitaya
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1maracuya
79.6%
#2bergamot
66.2%
#3sour cherries
43.39%
#4persimmon
40.41%
#5cantaloupe
37.1%

Most Popular condiments Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with Mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. December 2020 data
Top condiments Ingredients and Pairings
#1agave
43.31%
#2lime juice
15.22%
#3chili
10.45%
#4honey
6.62%
#5mayo
5.81%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1mayo
87.47%
#2pico de gallo
74.56%
#3olive oil
66.45%
#4cider vinegar
51.82%
#5squid ink
50.77%

Most Popular food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular food ingredients with Mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. December 2020 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1tacos
31.27%
#2meat
18.73%
#3seafood
15.62%
#4bread
9.38%
#5eggs
4.97%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1ramen
52.82%
#2broth
34.05%
#3kimchi
28.11%
#4ravioli
26.95%
#5guacamole
26.71%

Most Popular spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with Mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. December 2020 data
Top spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings
#1salt
22.68%
#2ginger
15.74%
#3pepper
12.24%
#4mint
9.73%
#5hibiscus
8.36%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1cane sugar
68.55%
#2togarashi
66.7%
#3candied ginger
66.2%
#4shiso
60.96%
#5rose petals
60.27%

Most Popular vegetables Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with Mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. December 2020 data
Top vegetables Ingredients and Pairings
#1jalapeno