Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Plant Based popularity has changed by 13.3% over the past year. On average, Plant Based is consumed 5.68 times every year. Market adoption for Plant Based in restaurants is 3.73% and it is on 0.02% of recipes.

Plant Based plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Plant Based dishes in restaurants. October 2020 data
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The Green Cat (Virginia Beach, Virginia)
Fruitive (Virginia Beach, Virginia)
Flower Child (Austin, Texas)
Hifi Clyde's Nashville (Nashville-davidson, Tennessee)

Fastest rising Plant Based pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Plant Based. October 2020 data
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#1milk thistle
#2grasshopper
68.30%
#3apple
59.94%
#4scallops
54.31%
#5oysters
49.50%
#6flour
32.21%
#7sugar
30.85%
#8chili
30.43%
#9wine
28.75%
#10salt
27.47%

Food Market Overview for Plant Based

Plant Based Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Plant Based related conversations over the past year. October 2020 Data
Aug '19Sep '19Oct '19Nov '19Dec '19Jan '20Feb '20Mar '20Apr '20May '20Jun '20Jul '20Aug '20Sep '20Oct '2000.250.50.7511.251.5
  • Annual Growth

    Plant Based consumption yearly growth rate
    13.3%
  • 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. October 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. October 2020 data

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

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

    Popularity in Restaurants

    3.73%
    22,448 of 602,215 Restaurants
  • 0.02% of recipes have Plant Based

    Popularity in Recipes

    0.02%
    920 of 4,109,158 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Plant Based. October 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. October 2020 data
Top vegetables Ingredients and Pairings
#1greens
19.49%
#2onion
11.87%
#3tomatoes
11.01%
#4avocado
10.39%
#5beans
10.06%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1redskin potatoes
#2pumpkin
#3spanish onion
#4garden peas
#5acorn squash
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1water spinach
75.43%
#2seasonal greens
58.13%
#3chinese broccoli
56.16%
#4rhubarb
55.7%
#5salad tomatoes
53.03%

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. October 2020 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1meat
25.52%
#2bread
17.22%
#3salad
14.71%
#4hamburger
7.53%
#5pastry
6.99%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1whopper
81.98%
#2biscuits gravy
75.29%
#3chicken caesar salad
73.06%
#4chicken quesadilla
72.39%
#5boneless wing
69.37%

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. October 2020 data
Top spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings
#1pepper
21.42%
#2garlic
18.85%
#3salt
18.34%
#4vanilla
7.93%
#5cinnamon
7.53%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1pumpkin spice
#2pretzel salt
#3morton salt
#4dried chili
#5ginkgo
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1ghost pepper
47.48%
#2tajin
35.93%
#3arabica
34.24%
#4bee pollen
33.28%
#5cocoa nibs
26.69%

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. October 2020 data
Top fruits Ingredients and Pairings
#1berries
24.04%
#2bananas
15.66%
#3lemon
12.24%
#4strawberries
8.79%
#5blueberries
8.62%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1apple chips
#2quince
#3dried cherry
#4dried apple
#5asian pear
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1maracuya
69.37%
#2longan
64.51%
#3kumquat
56.16%
#4meyer lemon
48%
#5sweet cherries
43.29%

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. October 2020 data
Top dairy Ingredients and Pairings
#1cheese
25.81%
#2milk
20.33%
#3butter
18.83%
#4cream
12.35%
#5vegan cheese
7.32%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1blueberry yogurt
86.61%
#2taco cheese
65.6%
#3velveeta
58.59%
#4greek feta
51.39%
#5cilantro cream
44.1%

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. October 2020 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1juice
20.29%
#2water
19.56%
#3smoothie
17.44%
#4coffee
13.31%
#5soda
8.96%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1diet dr pepper
#2lemon lime soda
#3dr pepper
#4hot tea
#5tomato juice
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1turmeric shot
78.6%
#2club soda
77.18%
#3aperol spritz
74.59%
#4grapefruit juice
62.26%
#5eggnog
61.45%

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. October 2020 data
Top condiments Ingredients and Pairings
#1oil
27.28%
#2nut butter
12.85%
#3chili
12.29%
#4olive oil
10.39%
#5peanut butter
8.22%