Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Protein popularity has changed by 13.82% over the past year. On average, Protein is consumed 3.4 times every year. Market adoption for Protein in restaurants is 13.73% and it is on 0.32% of recipes.

Protein plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Protein dishes in restaurants. April 2021 data
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Wine Dotte Bistro (Wyandotte, Michigan)
Carmine's Italian Restaurant (Nyc, New York)
Azla Vegan (Los Angeles, California)
Wild Bear Tavern (Pigeon Forge, Tennessee)

Fastest rising Protein pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Protein. April 2021 data
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#1cake
12.46%
#2smoothie
12.03%
#3water
10.94%
#4bread
7.69%
#5butter
7.57%
#6coffee
4.80%
#7berries
4.29%
#8mac & cheese
3.70%
#9leafy greens
1.45%

Food Market Overview for Protein

Protein Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Protein related conversations over the past year. April 2021 Data
Feb '20Mar '20Apr '20May '20Jun '20Jul '20Aug '20Sep '20Oct '20Nov '20Dec '20Jan '21Feb '21Mar '2100.250.50.7511.251.51.75
  • Annual Growth

    Protein consumption yearly growth rate
    13.82%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Protein is consumed 3.4 times on average every year
    3.4
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Protein represents. April 2021 data

    Market Adoption

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

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

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

    Popularity in Restaurants

    13.73%
    85,419 of 621,918 Restaurants
  • 0.32% of recipes have Protein

    Popularity in Recipes

    0.32%
    15,261 of 4,735,453 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Protein. April 2021 data

Most Popular raw ingredients Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular raw ingredients ingredients with Protein, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. April 2021 data
Top raw ingredients Ingredients and Pairings
#1leafy greens
12.86%
#2eggs
11.14%
#3berries
10.99%
#4butter
10.67%
#5chicken
9.53%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1celeriac
85.94%
#2ginkgo
85.94%
#3zhoug
81.59%
#4pumpkin spice
79.54%
#5porcini mushrooms
77.26%

Most Popular prepared food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular prepared food ingredients with Protein, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. April 2021 data
Top prepared food Ingredients and Pairings
#1mac & cheese
17.11%
#2bread
16.23%
#3salad
14.44%
#4cake
10.43%
#5pancake
7.67%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1caterpillar roll
#2shaved ice
#3zeppole
#4moo goo gai pan
#5buttery crackers
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1marble cake
82.54%
#2buffalo chicken pizza
78.92%
#3onigiri
76.57%
#4egg drop soup
76.34%
#5porchetta
73.34%

Most Popular beverages Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with Protein, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. April 2021 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1water
26.21%
#2smoothie
21.36%
#3coffee
17.11%
#4juice
12.13%
#5tea
6.95%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1eggnog
91.23%
#2jack daniels
68.23%
#3cognac
67.34%
#4diet dr pepper
66.39%
#5fanta
57.83%

Diets & Traits

Uncover the primary dietary motivations behind consumer preferences for Protein

Diets Over Time

The dietary references with Protein over time. April 2021 data
Mar '20Apr '20May '20Jun '20Jul '20Aug '20Sep '20Oct '20Nov '20Dec '20Jan '21Feb '21Mar '2102.557.51012.51517.52022.52527.53032.5
  • grain free
  • nut free
  • vegan
  • pegan diet

Most popular Protein related motivations

The leading motivations and claims consumers choose Protein compared to all other dishes. April 2021 data
  • protein

    100.00%
  • fitness

    35.70%
  • snack

    11.60%

Restaurant Trends Analysis

Protein adoption in the restaurant industry and pricing segmentation. April 2021 analysis

Protein Pricing Analysis

Track the average price of Protein dishes across all price tiers. April 2021 data
$8.47$8.11$8.81$21.52$27.06AVG$$$$$$$$$$
  • Restaurant Penetration

    13.73% of restaurants serve. April 2021 data
    13.73%
  • Foodservice Cuisine Penetration

    The cuisine that offers Protein the most. April 2021 data
    fast food restaurant
    40%
  • Restaurant Menu Analysis

    1352535 of menu items containing Protein. April 2021 data
    1,352,535
  • Dish Count Per Menu

    The average number of Protein dishes found in menus. April 2021 data
    15.83

Most Popular Protein Dishes

Most popular Protein posts from restaurants. April 2021 data
Wine Dotte Bistro (Wyandotte, Michigan)
Carmine's Italian Restaurant (Nyc, New York)
Azla Vegan (Los Angeles, California)
Wild Bear Tavern (Pigeon Forge, Tennessee)