salt Trends

Highlights

Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with salt
#1pie apples
#2brisket
#3berries
#4chia seeds
61.15%
#5ribeye
54.04%
#6tequila
45.42%
#7cake
43.84%
#8hummus
29.16%
#9tacos
26.69%
#10oatmeal
24.38%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve salt

3.43%

5,250 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online salt recipes

0.15%

2,198 of 1,431,592 Recipes

Overview

salt Growth Over Time How salt has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.250.50.7511.25
Year Over Year SALT growth or decline vs one year ago
31.15%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of salt per consumer
3.01
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that salt represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of salt 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 salt

3.43%

5,250 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online salt recipes

0.15%

2,198 of 1,431,592 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

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

meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with salt, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
25.4%
#2steak
20.29%
#3beef
18.16%
#4pork
8.53%
#5bacon
8.44%
#6turkey
5.46%
#7brisket
4.01%
#8ribeye
3.07%
#9lamb
2.9%
#10pork belly
1.36%
#11prosciutto
0.85%
#12ribeye steak
0.68%
#13chorizo
0.6%
#14sausage
0.26%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1ribeye steak
#2brisket
#3chorizo
#4ribeye
54.04%
#5turkey
23.06%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1bacon
39.9%
#2pork belly
39.31%
#3sausage
31.47%
#4prosciutto
25.98%
#5pork
17.14%
#6lamb
12.1%
#7chicken
11.25%
#8steak
2.84%
#9beef
1.3%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with salt, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1salad
41.75%
#2ice cream
12.94%
#3eggs
10.41%
#4curry
7.23%
#5tofu
6.73%
#6guacamole
5.58%
#7tacos
3.3%
#8hamburger
3.3%
#9popcorn
3.17%
#10french fries
3.17%
#11chicken wings
2.41%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1chicken wings
85.57%
#2tacos
26.69%
#3guacamole
7.23%
#4ice cream
2.19%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1curry
31.72%
#2hamburger
24.79%
#3tofu
24.66%
#4french fries
23.82%
#5eggs
17.44%
#6popcorn
14.24%
#7salad
12.58%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with salt, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
27.82%
#2garlic
24.39%
#3cilantro
5.64%
#4rosemary
4.53%
#5pepper
4.53%
#6parsley
4.29%
#7cinnamon
3.8%
#8ginger
3.68%
#9turmeric
3.43%
#10thyme
3.43%
#11paprika
3.06%
#12black pepper
2.7%
#13cumin
2.21%
#14mint
1.96%
#15dill
1.96%
#16chipotle
1.35%
#17cocoa
1.23%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chipotle
#2cocoa
#3mint
81.66%
#4cinnamon
17.20%
#5ginger
17.20%
#6chocolate
0.16%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1paprika
51.54%
#2dill
51.17%
#3black pepper
46.85%
#4cumin
45.58%
#5thyme
40.45%
#6parsley
38.14%
#7garlic
36.46%
#8pepper
34.51%
#9rosemary
27.14%
#10turmeric
15.35%
#11cilantro
2.33%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with salt, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1greens
12.21%
#2potatoes
10.34%
#3spinach
10.34%
#4kale
9.8%
#5cauliflower
8.05%
#6broccoli
8.05%
#7basil
7.79%
#8pumpkin
7.65%
#9asparagus
6.85%
#10zucchini
6.58%
#11cabbage
2.95%
#12lettuce
2.68%
#13green beans
2.55%
#14beetroot
1.48%
#15soy
1.34%
#16acorn squash
0.67%
#17delicata squash
0.4%
#18black beans
0.27%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1delicata squash
#2acorn squash
#3soy
83.13%
#4green beans
69.63%
#5cauliflower
24.26%
#6broccoli
18.05%
#7pumpkin
15.06%
#8asparagus
8.28%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1lettuce
44.95%
#2beetroot
44.06%
#3basil
43.29%
#4cabbage
41.4%
#5black beans
38.96%
#6spinach
35.23%
#7kale
29.4%
#8potatoes
25.88%
#9zucchini
21.52%
#10greens
16.21%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with salt, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
21.35%
#2toast
14.13%
#3cake
9.73%
#4sugar
8.48%
#5caramel
7.22%
#6pastry
5.81%
#7sour dough
5.18%
#8cookies
4.55%
#9flour
4.55%
#10pie
3.77%
#11banana bread
3.45%
#12dark chocolate
3.14%
#13candy
2.83%
#14brownies
1.73%
#15bagels
1.41%
#16chocolate chips
0.94%
#17cornbread
0.78%
#18biscuits
0.63%
#19chocolate chip cookies
0.31%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1chocolate chip cookies
#2banana bread
#3chocolate chips
75.80%
#4brownies
74.08%
#5cornbread
64.08%
#6cake
43.84%
#7cookies
25.47%
#8pie
20.58%
#9pastry
19.70%
#10sugar
10.99%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1biscuits
52.39%
#2bagels
42.62%
#3flour
40.12%
#4dark chocolate
29.93%
#5candy
29.33%
#6bread
23.94%
#7sour dough
17.1%
#8toast
16.81%
#9caramel
12.1%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with salt, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1pasta
47.92%
#2rice
17.23%
#3quinoa
9.7%
#4oatmeal
7.72%
#5spaghetti
6.93%
#6oats
6.53%
#7granola
3.96%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1oatmeal
24.38%
#2spaghetti
5.04%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1quinoa
39.47%
#2granola
32.38%
#3pasta
12.18%
#4oats
10.88%
#5rice
7.13%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with salt, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1olive oil
23.84%
#2homestyle sauce
9.87%
#3hummus
9.5%
#4pesto
9.12%
#5peanut butter
8.57%
#6salsa
8.01%
#7honey
6.89%
#8oil
4.84%
#9coconut oil
4.1%
#10vinegar
3.91%
#11tahini
3.54%
#12nutella
2.42%
#13ketchup
2.05%
#14stuffing
1.12%
#15cbd
0.93%
#16cranberry sauce
0.74%
#17oils
0.56%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1oils
#2cbd
#3cranberry sauce
#4stuffing
#5tahini
75.80%
#6hummus
29.16%
#7peanut butter
13.69%
#8pesto
10.59%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1oil
44%
#2olive oil
37.08%
#3nutella
36.07%
#4ketchup
29.06%
#5homestyle sauce
26.23%
#6coconut oil
25.77%
#7honey
20.66%
#8vinegar
10.63%
#9salsa
2.81%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with salt, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
54.68%
#2butter
24.81%
#3parmesan
7.85%
#4mozzarella
7.59%
#5yogurt
5.06%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1yogurt
0.46%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1mozzarella
41.4%
#2butter
22.11%
#3parmesan
19.57%
#4cheese
19.51%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with salt, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1fish
48.88%
#2salmon
39.94%
#3tuna
11.18%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1tuna
27.05%
#2fish
25.37%
#3salmon
17.49%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with salt, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
41.15%
#2water
19.79%
#3smoothie
15.1%
#4tea
13.54%
#5juice
10.42%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1water
23.86%
#2smoothie
3.81%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1juice
39.38%
#2tea
20.47%
#3coffee
20.37%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with salt, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
57.35%
#2tequila
23.53%
#3margarita
19.12%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1tequila
45.42%
#2margarita
6.74%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
16.28%
nuts and seeds Trends Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with salt, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
83.33%
#2chia seeds
16.67%
Fastest Rising nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1chia seeds
61.15%
Fastest Falling nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
4.68%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with salt, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1pie apples
71.43%
#2berries
28.57%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1pie apples
#2berries

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 salt compared to all other dishes
fitness
34.41%
weight loss
7.94%
clean eating
6.28%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with salt over time
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1801.252.53.7556.257.58.751011.2512.513.751516.2517.518.7520
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Clean Eating
  • Gluten Free

Restaurant Analysis

A look at the most popular salt dishes served in restaurants, their price points, and popularity

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve salt

3.43%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature salt

american restaurant

15%
salt Pricing Analysis Average price of salt across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$11.25$9.78$11.32$14.25$15.06AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular salt Dishes The most notable variations of salt served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Salt Tompkins Square BagelsNew YorkNew York
#2 Salt Pond Apple Pie TwoTen Oyster Bar & GrillSouth KingstownRhode Island
#3 Salt Pond Boulevardier TwoTen Oyster Bar & GrillSouth KingstownRhode Island
#4 Salt Pond Burger TwoTen Oyster Bar & GrillSouth KingstownRhode Island
#5 Salt Pond Platter TwoTen Oyster Bar & GrillSouth KingstownRhode Island
#6 Salt Pond Pulled Pork TwoTen Oyster Bar & GrillSouth KingstownRhode Island
#7 Salt Pond Sirlion TwoTen Oyster Bar & GrillSouth KingstownRhode Island
#8 Salt Pond Sirloin TwoTen Oyster Bar & GrillSouth KingstownRhode Island
#9 Salt Pond Skillet TwoTen Oyster Bar & GrillSouth KingstownRhode Island
#10 Salt Pepper Pork Belly Cross Roast BBQ EateryAnaheimCalifornia
Menu Items How many total instances of salt found in restaurants across the country
9,606
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of salt variations on a restaurant's menu
1.83

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online salt recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for salt
2,198
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use salt as an ingredient
2,011
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of salt recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
#1

Sea Salt & Vinegar Chickpeas from Kids Eat Vegetables

#2

Easy Salt & Pepper Roasted Cabbage Steaks from Health, Home, & Happiness

#3

Sea Salt Dark Chocolate Granola from Minimalist Baker

#4

Chocolate Avocado Pudding with Hazelnuts and Sea Salt from Downshiftology

#5

Salt and Pepper Zucchini Chips from Frugal Living Mom

#6

Salt and Vinegar Zucchini Chips from sugarfreemom.com

#7

Salt and Pepper Shrimp from The Woks of Life

#8

Maple Bourbon Glazed Salmon w/Sweet Cranberry-Apple Chutney + Salt Roasted Potatoes from Half Baked Harvest

#9

Rosemary, Olive Oil & Sea Salt Mashed Sweet Potatoes from Ari's Menu

#10

Sea Salt Butterscotch Pretzel Cookies from Cookies and Cups

#11

Salt and Pepper Zucchini Chips from Frugal Living Mom