Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Mezcal popularity has changed by -25.82% over the past year. On average, Mezcal is consumed 1.9 times every year. Market adoption for Mezcal in restaurants is 0.63% and it is on 0.01% of recipes.

Mezcal plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Mezcal dishes in restaurants. September 2020 data
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Kiki On The River (Miami, Florida)
Mercadito River North (Chicago, Illinois)
Bakan (Miami, Florida)
Selina Brawlers (Miami, Florida)

Fastest rising Mezcal pairings

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

Mezcal Growth Over Time

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

    Mezcal consumption yearly growth rate
    -25.82%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Mezcal is consumed 1.9 times on average every year
    1.9
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Mezcal represents. September 2020 data

    Market Adoption

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

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

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

    Popularity in Restaurants

    0.63%
    3,454 of 549,475 Restaurants
  • 0.01% of recipes have Mezcal

    Popularity in Recipes

    0.01%
    198 of 3,635,380 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Mezcal. September 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. September 2020 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1mezcal
77.52%
#2juice
7.02%
#3fruit juice
5.67%
#4soda
3.03%
#5coffee
2.07%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1apple cider
#2milkshake
#3mineral water
#4boba
#5ginger shot
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2coffee
7.29%

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. September 2020 data
Top alcohol Ingredients and Pairings
#1tequila
28.53%
#2margarita
14%
#3beer
12.02%
#4liqueur
7.7%
#5wine
7.28%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1raspberry liqueur
#2merlot
#3chocolate liqueur
#4peach schnapps
#5rice wine
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2gin
17.3%
#3wine
7.72%
#4whiskey
3.36%

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. September 2020 data
Top fruits Ingredients and Pairings
#1lime
31.49%
#2orange
13.05%
#3lemon
12.63%
#4pineapple
10.69%
#5grapefruit
8.3%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1kaffir lime
#2clementines
#3freshly juiced lemon
#4dried fig
#5fuji apple

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. September 2020 data
Top condiments Ingredients and Pairings
#1agave
45.47%
#2lime juice
14.99%
#3chili
10.36%
#4honey
6.53%
#5mayo
5.04%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1lemon oil
61.37%
#2pesto
61.37%
#3squid ink
55.85%
#4dijon
48.5%
#5harissa
48.5%

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. September 2020 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1tacos
28.86%
#2meats
18.55%
#3seafood
14.92%
#4bread
9.53%
#5guacamole
6.4%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1pastry
#2chips
79.66%
#3tortillas
54.51%
#4bread
47.91%
#5tacos
19.14%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1mashed potatoes
61.37%
#2chips guacamole
48.5%
#3sashimi
48.5%
#4vegetable soup
48.5%
#5ramen
48.5%

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. September 2020 data
Top spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings
#1salt
22.29%
#2ginger
14.27%
#3chocolate
12.14%
#4pepper
11.04%
#5mint
8.65%

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. September 2020 data
Top vegetables Ingredients and Pairings
#1jalapeno
20.19%
#2cucumber
13.82%
#3corn
13.11%
#4avocado
9.21%
#5beans
8.15%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1pimentos
#2capers
#3wheatgrass
#4collard greens
#5napa cabbage

Most Popular meat Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with Mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top meat Ingredients and Pairings
#1steak
27.17%
#2chicken
18.74%
#3pork
14.09%
#4beef
10.31%
#5sausage
9.43%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1beef
#2ribeye
80.26%
#3chicken
78.75%
#4chorizo
42.63%
#5sausage
28.76%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2pork belly
100%
#3lamb
71.03%
#4pork
12.14%
#5bacon
9.11%

Most Popular dairy Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with Mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top dairy Ingredients and Pairings
#1cheese
36.63%
#2cream
26.54%
#3milk
16.67%
#4butter
12.35%
#5goat cheese
2.26%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1brown butter
#2milk
#3goat cheese
#4mozzarella
#5cream
73.43%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2cream cheese
100%
#3creme fraiche
48.5%
#4butter
25.41%
#5buttermilk
22.74%

Most Popular fish Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular fish ingredients with Mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top fish Ingredients and Pairings
#1fish
58.45%
#2ceviche
21.13%
#3tuna
7.98%
#4salmon
6.57%
#5red snapper
1.64%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1red snapper
#2swordfish
#3anchovy
#4sole
#5cod
85.41%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#3salmon
38.2%
#4tuna
36.79%
#5ceviche
20.95%

Most Popular nuts and seeds Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with Mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients and Pairings
#1coconut
54.18%
#2almonds
12%
#3walnuts
8.36%
#4peanuts
8%
#5pistachios
4.73%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1flax seeds
#2pecans
#3walnuts
#4cashews
#5coconut
71.15%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2peanuts
64.34%
#3pepitas
48.5%
#4pistachios
38.2%
#5pumpkin seeds
22.74%

Most Popular bakery Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular bakery ingredients with Mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top bakery Ingredients and Pairings
#1sugar
62.95%
#2brown sugar
6.77%
#3dark chocolate
6.37%
#4yeast
5.18%
#5flour
3.98%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1flour tortillas
#2stevia
#3chocolate bar
#4coconut sugar
#5breadcrumbs
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2mexican chocolate
38.2%

Most Popular seafood Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with Mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top seafood Ingredients and Pairings
#1shrimp
53.88%
#2oysters
25.73%
#3scallops
12.62%
#4clam
4.37%
#5perch
0.97%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1tobiko
#2clam
#3shrimp
61.23%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings

Most Popular grains Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with Mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top grains Ingredients and Pairings
#1rice
33.17%
#2pasta
25.37%
#3malt
15.12%
#4shells
7.32%
#5quinoa
4.39%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1oats
#2barley
#3malt
#4quinoa
#5shells