Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Plant Based popularity has changed by 11.42% over the past year. On average, Plant Based is consumed 5.68 times every year. Market adoption for Plant Based in restaurants is 2.85% and it is on 0.02% of recipes.

Plant Based plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Plant Based dishes in restaurants. August 2020 data
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The Green Cat (Virginia Beach, Virginia)
Flower Child (Austin, Texas)
Toluca Organic (Dallas, Texas)
Kitava (Sf, California)

Fastest rising Plant Based pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Plant Based. August 2020 data
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#1flour
#2silken tofu
82.67%
#3oysters
68.70%
#4salt
57.48%
#5oats
52.99%
#6shrimp
50.23%
#7garlic
48.51%
#8butter
47.53%
#9oil
41.76%
#10pepper
36.97%

Food Market Overview for Plant Based

Plant Based Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Plant Based related conversations over the past year. August 2020 Data
May '19Jun '19Jul '19Aug '19Sep '19Oct '19Nov '19Dec '19Jan '20Feb '20Mar '20Apr '20May '20Jun '20Jul '2000.250.50.7511.251.51.75
  • Annual Growth

    Plant Based consumption yearly growth rate
    11.42%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Plant Based is consumed 5.68 times on average every year
    5.68
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Plant Based represents. August 2020 data

    Market Adoption

  • The popularity of Plant Based at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average. August 2020 data

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

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

    Popularity in Restaurants

    2.85%
    15,635 of 549,475 Restaurants
  • 0.02% of recipes have Plant Based

    Popularity in Recipes

    0.02%
    701 of 3,635,380 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Plant Based. August 2020 data

Most Popular vegetables Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with Plant Based, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top vegetables Ingredients and Pairings
#1greens
20.32%
#2onion
12.08%
#3tomatoes
11%
#4avocado
10.6%
#5beans
10.55%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1pear tomatoes
68.6%
#2chinese mushrooms
62.32%
#3haricots verts
48.62%
#4guajillo
39.45%
#5kosher dill pickles
37.21%

Most Popular food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular food ingredients with Plant Based, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1meats
25.89%
#2bread
17.17%
#3salad
14.6%
#4hamburger
7.57%
#5pastry
6.86%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1cream of mushroom
88.23%
#2bacon cheeseburger
85.51%
#3biscuits gravy
82.87%
#4kulfi
68.6%
#5white corn tortillas
68.6%

Most Popular spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with Plant Based, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings
#1pepper
18.49%
#2garlic
16.43%
#3salt
15.76%
#4chocolate
12.9%
#5vanilla
6.82%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1poblano chili
#2cheese salt
#3garam masala
#4methi
#5arabica
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1shiso
73.84%
#2pasilla pepper
52.91%
#3galangal
52.91%
#4garlic chives
42.67%
#5bourbon vanilla
37.21%

Most Popular fruits Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with Plant Based, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top fruits Ingredients and Pairings
#1berries
23.8%
#2bananas
15.75%
#3lemon
12.19%
#4strawberries
8.74%
#5blueberries
8.64%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1prunes
#2pink grapefruit
#3elderberry
#4maraschino cherries
#5kaffir lime
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1quince
52.91%
#2sour cherries
52.91%
#3longan
52.91%
#4currants
50.94%
#5acai berry
44.34%

Most Popular dairy Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with Plant Based, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top dairy Ingredients and Pairings
#1cheese
25.97%
#2milk
20.45%
#3butter
18.71%
#4cream
12.3%
#5vegan cheese
7.48%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1vanilla whey
73.09%
#2mozzarella balls
73.09%
#3herbed goat cheese
68.6%
#4mascarpone
64.68%
#5herb cream cheese
62.32%

Most Popular beverages Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with Plant Based, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1juice
20.1%
#2water
20.07%
#3smoothie
17.28%
#4coffee
13.18%
#5soda
9.09%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1florida orange juice
#2diet pepsi
#3brewed iced tea
#4fanta
#5tonic water
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1yerba mate
88.3%
#2aperol spritz
81.16%
#3mountain dew
76.45%
#4coffee concentrate
59.63%
#5americano
59.63%

Most Popular condiments Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with Plant Based, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top condiments Ingredients and Pairings
#1oil
27.44%
#2nut butter
12.93%
#3chili
12.44%
#4olive oil
10.29%
#5peanut butter
8.18%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1nutella
85.09%
#2ranchero sauce
84.3%
#3plum sauce
84.3%
#4mojo sauce
76.45%
#5citrus vinaigrette
68.6%

Most Popular grains Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with Plant Based, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top grains Ingredients and Pairings
#1rice
25.45%
#2pasta
19.08%
#3oats
13.18%
#4quinoa
10.38%
#5noodles
8.1%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1cellophane noodles
62.32%
#2yaki soba
62.32%
#3lo mein noodles
52.91%
#4malt
35.78%
#5israeli couscous
34.07%

Most Popular nuts and seeds Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with Plant Based, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients and Pairings
#1coconut
25.49%
#2almonds
19.62%
#3cashews
11.56%
#4peanuts
11.11%
#5chia
9.29%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1mustard seeds
#2candied pecans
64.83%
#3pecans
36.13%
#4peanuts
30.50%
#5flax seeds
29.87%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1marcona almonds
52.91%
#2pistachios
1.82%

Most Popular bakery Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular bakery ingredients with Plant Based, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top bakery Ingredients and Pairings
#1sugar
36.26%
#2flour
18.35%
#3yeast
11.28%
#4chocolate chips
9.94%
#5dark chocolate
5.91%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1nougat
#2turbinado sugar
#3lollipop
#4bread flour
#5rice flour
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1mexican chocolate
76.45%
#2splenda
58.14%
#3sugar cones
52.91%
#4lard
47.67%
#5caramel chocolate
37.21%

Most Popular desserts Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular desserts ingredients with Plant Based, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top desserts Ingredients and Pairings
#1biscuits
22.35%
#2cake
21.61%
#3pancake
12%
#4caramel
7.39%
#5waffles
7.39%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1gelato
92.19%
#2shaved ice
81.16%
#3chocolate fudge cake
76.45%
#4fortune cookie
76.45%
#5vanilla cookies
76.45%

Most Popular meat Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with Plant Based, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top meat Ingredients and Pairings
#1chicken
26.04%
#2sausage
22.92%
#3beef
12.6%
#4bacon
10.83%
#5steak
9.06%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1goat meat
#2beef sirloin
#3flank
#4flank steak
#5beef brisket
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2bacon
23.94%
#3franks
19.35%
#4hot dog
19.35%
#5beef
1.7%

Most Popular meat alternatives Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular meat alternatives ingredients with Plant Based, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top meat alternatives Ingredients and Pairings
#1tofu
54.57%
#2beyond meat
19.14%
#3tempeh
11.67%
#4seitan
6.94%
#5impossible burger
4.84%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1silken tofu
82.67%
#2bean burger
34.88%
#3tofu
7.37%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1impossible burger
32.48%
#2beyond meat