Innovation Analysis
The most popular ingredients, flavors, and variations for food, as well as the food and beverage combinations trending and fading over the past year
food Trends Highlights the most popular food ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top food Ingredients
#1meats
36.08%
#2seafood
16.81%
#3pizza
6.86%
#4salad
6.8%
#5eggs
6.32%
#6burger
6.17%
#7tacos
5.9%
#8ice
5.03%
#9sandwich
5%
#10sushi
3.54%
Fastest Rising food Ingredients
#1moo goo gai pan
#2rigatoni pasta
76.28%
#3chicken sandwich
70.62%
#4minestrone soup
59.24%
#5tossed salad
55.51%
#6sandwich
15.48%
#7tacos
1.84%
Fastest Falling food Ingredients
#1chinese noodles
43.27%
#2jumbo shrimp cocktail
39.02%
#3sashimi
34.61%
#4impossible burger
32.81%
#5mozzarella sticks
27.81%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1beer
44.34%
#2cocktail
20.93%
#3wine
15.66%
#4margarita
3.31%
#5whiskey
2.79%
#6rose
2.53%
#7bourbon
2.48%
#8mimosa
2.43%
#9tequila
2.17%
#10champagne
2.02%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1hard seltzer
#2corona
#3elderflower liqueur
42.09%
#4michelob
39.38%
#5natural wine
37.35%
#6wine
13.43%
#7mimosa
5.89%
#8bourbon
5.01%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1shock top belgian white
79.09%
#2stella artois
45.86%
#3malibu coconut rum
37.28%
#4budweiser
35.53%
#5heineken
34.51%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
20.77%
#2pastry
15.51%
#3cake
11.46%
#4frosting
8.83%
#5soft serve
8.1%
#6gelato
7.94%
#7ice cream
7.94%
#8cookies
6.73%
#9roll
5.73%
#10toast
5.73%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1mcflurry
#2frozen custard
81.38%
#3sandwich buns
76.76%
#4cinnamon swirl
53.47%
#5hoagie buns
48.55%
#6roll
14.85%
#7cookies
11.79%
#8bread
6.16%
#9toast
0.60%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1sweet potato pie
42.21%
#2cronut
40.05%
#3ice cream cake
37.87%
#4fortune cookie
27.6%
#5macaron
22.98%
meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
28.06%
#2steak
18.2%
#3beef
11.58%
#4sausage
11.15%
#5pork
10%
#6bacon
9.28%
#7brisket
2.45%
#8hot dog
2.45%
#9franks
2.45%
#10lamb
2.23%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1breakfast sausage
53.70%
#2sausage patties
32.24%
#3ground beef
29.57%
#4stew meat
23.44%
#5beef sausage
22.28%
#6brisket
3.16%
#7chicken
3.04%
#8hot dog
1.71%
#9franks
1.71%
#10sausage
1.31%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1bone marrow
27.65%
#2marrow
26.16%
#3turkish
22.24%
#4goat meat
19.48%
#5beef sirloin
18.15%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1greens
17.33%
#2tomatoes
12.43%
#3potatoes
12.26%
#4onion
12.18%
#5mushrooms
9.89%
#6avocado
9.4%
#7beans
8.26%
#8sun-dried tomatoes
6.38%
#9corn
5.81%
#10spinach
5.4%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1ramps
#2straw mushrooms
#3russet potatoes
54.91%
#4lima beans
42.39%
#5cannellini beans
38.33%
#6beans
17.12%
#7onion
6.04%
#8corn
5.21%
#9potatoes
3.58%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1vine ripened tomatoes
42.2%
#2beefsteak tomato
28.67%
#3alfalfa sprouts
28.33%
#4seasonal greens
26.74%
#5chanterelles
25.02%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
40.47%
#2cream
17.88%
#3butter
13.25%
#4milk
8.44%
#5selles-sur-cher cheese
3.63%
#6cheddar
3.63%
#7mozzarella
3.45%
#8yogurt
3.36%
#9parmesan
3.09%
#10cream cheese
2.45%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1whole milk mozzarella
#2danish blue
60.29%
#3selles-sur-cher cheese
51.51%
#4whole milk
32.08%
#5monterey jack
30.92%
#6butter
8.24%
#7cheddar
7.74%
#8parmesan
3.96%
#9milk
3.16%
#10cream cheese
0.70%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1taco cheese
67.44%
#2parmigiano cheese
34.66%
#3no fat yogurt
24.69%
#4almond cheese
21.99%
#5italian cheese
19.14%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
37.48%
#2water
11.71%
#3tea
11.16%
#4juice
10.62%
#5latte
5.35%
#6smoothie
4.9%
#7soda
4.26%
#8fruit juice
3.81%
#9espresso
3.09%
#10cider
2.54%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1bottled water
#2seltzer
#3diet dr pepper
#4hot water
71.05%
#5sparkling water
58.85%
#6water
35.21%
#7cider
20.56%
#8fruit juice
13.44%
#9soda
11.90%
#10juice
10.23%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1green tea
31.07%
#2hot chocolate
25.03%
#3coca cola
24.87%
#4chai tea
23.18%
#5vegetable juice
18.97%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
25.87%
#2pepper
13.97%
#3garlic
13.38%
#4salt
9.81%
#5vanilla
7.43%
#6hops
6.54%
#7cinnamon
5.65%
#8ginger
4.56%
#9basil
4.06%
#10cilantro
3.77%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1seasoned salt
51.88%
#2candied ginger
44.26%
#3kosher salt
40.86%
#4pumpkin spice
35.93%
#5italian herbs
30.80%
#6ginger
25.02%
#7salt
11.63%
#8garlic
8.98%
#9pepper
7.08%
#10cinnamon
6.10%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1matcha
23.88%
#2ghost pepper
19.7%
#3chocolate
13.74%
#4cocoa nibs
13.13%
#5shiso
11.38%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1berries
23.4%
#2dates
11.8%
#3lemon
11.18%
#4strawberries
10.77%
#5apple
8.39%
#6bananas
7.76%
#7orange
6.94%
#8lime
6.11%
#9blueberries
5.69%
#10mango
5.49%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1black cherries
46.81%
#2maraschino cherries
38.36%
#3quince
34.47%
#4acai berry
31.57%
#5pink grapefruit
26.29%
#6lemon
10.91%
#7orange
6.06%
#8dates
6.04%
#9lime
5.10%
#10apple
3.03%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1lychees
20.99%
#2kiwi
16.38%
#3kumquat
16.14%
#4sour cherries
11.1%
#5yuzu
10.52%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1chili
18.73%
#2oil
15.31%
#3honey
12.05%
#4paste
9.45%
#5salsa
8.96%
#6stuffing
8.31%
#7olive oil
6.84%
#8syrup
6.68%
#9peanut butter
6.68%
#10vinegar
5.7%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1cider vinegar
59.16%
#2thai chili sauce
51.33%
#3enchilada sauce
49.53%
#4spaghetti sauce
48.90%
#5basil vinaigrette
46.35%
#6paste
39.73%
#7oil
10.72%
#8syrup
10.10%
#9vinegar
9.89%
#10peanut butter
7.77%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1soy ginger dressing
32.63%
#2deli mustard
28.79%
#3avocado cream
28.23%
#4basil oil
27.83%
#5strawberry sauce
27.38%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1pasta
31.76%
#2rice
26.55%
#3noodles
14.66%
#4oats
4.72%
#5spaghetti
4.23%
#6quinoa
3.75%
#7oatmeal
3.09%
#8granola
2.93%
#9grits
2.77%
#10shells
2.44%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1arborio rice
85.99%
#2rotini pasta
64.52%
#3red rice
32.48%
#4rotini
30.67%
#5lo mein noodles
29.88%
#6shells
12.29%
#7grits
9.49%
#8oats
5.82%
#9pasta
3.47%
#10rice
3.28%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1zucchini noodles
35.06%
#2soba
20.77%
#3flat rice noodles
18.87%
#4lucky charms
15.95%
#5ramen noodles
15.77%
fish Trends Highlights the most popular fish ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fish Ingredients
#1fish
58.3%
#2salmon
18.02%
#3tuna
8.3%
#4ceviche
3.44%
#5cod
2.23%
#6smoked salmon
1.62%
#7sea bass
1.42%
#8ahi tuna
1.21%
#9halibut
1.01%
#10sole
0.81%
Fastest Rising fish Ingredients
#1haddock
23.85%
#2sole
18.88%
#3anchovy
14.19%
#4sardines
8.85%
#5flounder
8.53%
#6halibut
8.48%
Fastest Falling fish Ingredients
#1striped bass
38.63%
#2alaskan salmon
22.68%
#3albacore tuna
17.53%
#4ahi tuna
15.14%
#5red snapper
14.75%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1shrimp
34.22%
#2prawns
34.22%
#3oysters
8.83%
#4scallops
5.74%
#5clam
3.75%
#6crawfish
2.87%
#7mussels
2.87%
#8calamari
2.65%
#9squid
1.77%
#10lobster tails
1.55%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1pollock
77.47%
#2baby shrimp
49.12%
#3perch
24.27%
#4popcorn shrimp
19.74%
#5lump crab meat
17.74%
#6crawfish
7.97%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1lobster meat
22.03%
#2squid
21.2%
#3calamari
19.2%
#4mackerel
18.44%
#5diver scallops
18.38%
nuts and seeds Trends Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
26.33%
#2almonds
18.81%
#3peanuts
15.67%
#4pecans
6.9%
#5walnuts
6.58%
#6cashews
5.02%
#7chia
5.02%
#8pistachios
4.7%
#9hazelnuts
3.45%
#10pumpkin seeds
1.88%
Fastest Rising nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1marcona almonds
24.64%
#2peanuts
10.53%
#3pecans
6.77%
#4mustard seeds
2.18%
#5macadamia nuts
2.08%
#6walnuts
0.30%
Fastest Falling nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1chia
21.38%
#2coconut flakes
20.47%
#3hemp seeds
15.75%
#4cashew nuts
13.53%
#5pine nuts
13.24%
dairy substitutes Trends Highlights the most popular dairy substitutes ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy substitutes Ingredients
#1almond milk
46.15%
#2coconut milk
30.77%
#3oat milk
17.95%
#4soy milk
5.13%
Fastest Rising dairy substitutes Ingredients
#1oat milk
70.53%
#2coconut milk
3.27%
Fastest Falling dairy substitutes Ingredients
#1almond milk
17.78%
#2soy milk
1.74%
insects Trends Highlights the most popular insects ingredients with food, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top insects Ingredients
#1grasshopper
50%
#2bee pollen
50%
Fastest Falling insects Ingredients
#1bee pollen
12.25%
#2grasshopper
8.74%
Diets & Traits Why people choose this dish, and how it performed in various popular diets over the past year
Diets Over Time The dietary references with food over time
Feb '19Mar '19Apr '19May '19Jun '19Jul '19Aug '19Sep '19Oct '19Nov '19Dec '19Jan '20Feb '20Mar '2000.511.522.533.544.5
  • vegan
  • vegetarian
  • plant based
  • gluten free
Top Motivators The leading reasons consumers choose food compared to all other dishes