salad Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular salad dishes in restaurants
#1PORK SAUSAGE HABANERO LYCHEE SALAD
Rose's Luxury (Washington, D.c.)
#2SALAD
Taco Tonto's—kent (Kent, Ohio)
#3GREEN PAPAYA SALAD
Zaap Kitchen Dallas (Dallas, Texas)
#4GREEK SALAD
Nyc Gyro (Montgomery, Alabama)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with salad
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve salad

71.5%

109,220 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online salad recipes

4.77%

75,966 of 1,593,361 Recipes

Overview

salad Growth Over Time How salad has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1800.511.522.533.54
Year Over Year SALAD growth or decline vs one year ago
-2.82%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of salad per consumer
3.4
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that salad represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of salad at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average
  • Eat In
  • Market Avg.
  • Eat Out
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve salad

71.5%

109,220 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online salad recipes

4.77%

75,966 of 1,593,361 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

The most popular ingredients, flavors, and variations for salad, as well as the food and beverage combinations trending and fading over the past year

meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with salad, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
45.27%
#2steak
17.04%
#3beef
11.52%
#4bacon
10.45%
#5pork
6.17%
#6turkey
3.79%
#7lamb
3.13%
#8ham
2.06%
#9ribeye steak
0.33%
#10kielbasa
0.25%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1kielbasa
#2ribeye steak
#3lamb
56.54%
#4turkey
14.38%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1ham
27.06%
#2beef
20.94%
#3pork
20.02%
#4bacon
15.97%
#5chicken
13.68%
#6steak
2.37%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with salad, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1greens
20.7%
#2green gram
15.06%
#3kale
13.58%
#4spinach
10.31%
#5lettuce
9%
#6arugula
5.32%
#7potatoes
5.07%
#8corn
4.83%
#9basil
4.17%
#10broccoli
3.76%
#11beetroot
2.37%
#12celery
1.23%
#13microgreens
1.15%
#14chilli
0.98%
#15rucola
0.74%
#16romaine lettuce
0.65%
#17leafy greens
0.41%
#18lentils
0.33%
#19brussels sprouts
0.25%
#20pie pumpkin
0.08%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1romaine lettuce
#2pie pumpkin
#3microgreens
#4leafy greens
#5brussels sprouts
#6arugula
14.02%
#7spinach
5.96%
#8broccoli
4.29%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1chilli
58.02%
#2celery
39.58%
#3rucola
35.55%
#4lentils
33.3%
#5beetroot
32.95%
#6green gram
30.91%
#7potatoes
26.75%
#8greens
20.86%
#9kale
12.61%
#10basil
11.38%
#11lettuce
6.49%
#12corn
2.84%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with salad, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1salmon
41.98%
#2fish
30.84%
#3tuna
19.08%
#4lobster pieces
7.48%
#5tilapia
0.61%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1tilapia
77.24%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1fish
22.26%
#2tuna
18.71%
#3salmon
18.29%
#4lobster pieces
16.07%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with salad, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
53.64%
#2feta
12.58%
#3mozzarella
9.93%
#4goat cheese
7.78%
#5burrata
5.96%
#6parmesan
5.13%
#7blue cheese
3.81%
#8burrata cheese
0.66%
#9paneer
0.5%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1burrata cheese
#2paneer
#3burrata
27.96%
#4feta
3.39%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
15.22%
#2goat cheese
15.03%
#3parmesan
11.64%
#4mozzarella
11.3%
#5blue cheese
10.53%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with salad, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1pasta
40.73%
#2rice
27.38%
#3quinoa
22.18%
#4spaghetti
5.03%
#5couscous
3.81%
#6white rice
0.52%
#7penne pasta
0.35%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1penne pasta
#2white rice
#3spaghetti
31.80%
#4pasta
29.37%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1quinoa
35.12%
#2couscous
21.62%
#3rice
18.6%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with salad, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1eggs
17.77%
#2tofu
12.5%
#3falafel
10.55%
#4curry
8.98%
#5hamburger
7.81%
#6tacos
7.42%
#7guacamole
7.42%
#8french fries
6.84%
#9ice cream
6.05%
#10chicken wings
3.32%
#11kimchi
2.93%
#12coleslaw
2.54%
#13onion rings
1.76%
#14ravioli
1.56%
#15baba ganoush
0.78%
#16fish tacos
0.78%
#17meatballs
0.59%
#18tostadas
0.39%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1onion rings
#2baba ganoush
#3tostadas
#4meatballs
87.13%
#5fish tacos
66.16%
#6chicken wings
49.02%
#7tacos
14.80%
#8falafel
13.52%
#9guacamole
3.81%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1ravioli
32.18%
#2kimchi
31.76%
#3tofu
27.91%
#4curry
27.79%
#5coleslaw
23.31%
#6eggs
18.51%
#7hamburger
10.59%
#8ice cream
6.83%
#9french fries
1.19%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with salad, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1hummus
20%
#2marina sauce
16.15%
#3olive oil
14.87%
#4pesto
8.72%
#5salsa
6.41%
#6olives
5.38%
#7vinaigrette
5.13%
#8honey
5.13%
#9tahini
4.87%
#10mayo
3.33%
#11balsamic vinegar
3.08%
#12oil
2.82%
#13nutella
1.54%
#14bbq sauce
1.03%
#15stuffing
1.03%
#16chili
0.51%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1nutella
#2balsamic vinegar
#3bbq sauce
66.16%
#4stuffing
60.20%
#5pesto
20.16%
#6hummus
9.53%
#7olives
9.42%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1oil
50.29%
#2chili
41.74%
#3salsa
34.39%
#4marina sauce
31.28%
#5honey
25.44%
#6olive oil
17.6%
#7tahini
13.71%
#8vinaigrette
5.84%
#9mayo
3.67%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with salad, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
32.34%
#2toast
11.87%
#3cake
10.68%
#4pita
8.31%
#5breadsticks
4.45%
#6quiche
4.15%
#7cheesecake
3.56%
#8pie
3.56%
#9garlic bread
3.26%
#10pastry
2.97%
#11bagels
2.67%
#12cookies
2.37%
#13pita bread
2.08%
#14roll
1.78%
#15naan
1.48%
#16crust
1.19%
#17pancakes
1.19%
#18buns
1.19%
#19tortillas
0.89%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1breadsticks
#2crust
#3pancakes
#4pita bread
#5bagels
89.74%
#6cheesecake
44.72%
#7quiche
7.86%
#8pie
2.35%
#9pita
1.00%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cookies
61.42%
#2tortillas
54.62%
#3naan
47.13%
#4buns
46.29%
#5roll
23.84%
#6cake
22.46%
#7pastry
19.05%
#8garlic bread
17.59%
#9bread
14.75%
#10toast
12.41%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with salad, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
39.5%
#2smoothie
19.93%
#3juice
16.37%
#4tea
14.95%
#5water
7.47%
#6coca cola
1.78%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1coca cola
#2smoothie
46.61%
#3coffee
16.67%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1tea
48.44%
#2water
44.61%
#3juice
24.09%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with salad, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1garlic
26.42%
#2chocolate
23.58%
#3pepper
16.04%
#4cilantro
12.74%
#5ginger
10.38%
#6mint
9.91%
#7cacao
0.94%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1cacao
#2chocolate
48.21%
#3cilantro
20.94%
#4garlic
12.01%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1mint
37.44%
#2ginger
32.11%
#3pepper
29%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with salad, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
#2bourbon
3.18%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1bourbon
#2wine
1.48%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with salad, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1watermelon
26.72%
#2strawberries
20.61%
#3pomegranate
18.32%
#4lime
17.56%
#5pineapple
16.79%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1strawberries
32.06%
#2watermelon
6.40%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1lime
19.89%
#2pomegranate
7.77%
#3pineapple
0.3%

Diets & Traits

Why people choose this dish, and how it performed in various popular diets over the past year

Top Motivators The leading reasons consumers choose salad compared to all other dishes
fitness
32.84%
weight loss
7.62%
clean eating
5.90%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with salad over time