Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Soft Serve popularity has changed by -36.61% over the past year. On average, Soft Serve is consumed 1.59 times every year. Market adoption for Soft Serve in restaurants is 2.33% and it is on 0.01% of recipes.

Soft Serve plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Soft Serve dishes in restaurants. September 2020 data
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Momofuku Ccdc (Chinatown, District Of Columbia)
Joan's On Third Studio City (Studio City, California)
Super Duper Burgers (Concord, California)
Bumsan Organic Milk Bar (West Hollywood, California)

Fastest rising Soft Serve pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Soft Serve. September 2020 data
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Food Market Overview for Soft Serve

Soft Serve Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Soft Serve related conversations over the past year. September 2020 Data
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  • Annual Growth

    Soft Serve consumption yearly growth rate
    -36.61%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Soft Serve is consumed 1.59 times on average every year
    1.59
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Soft Serve represents. September 2020 data

    Market Adoption

  • The popularity of Soft Serve at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average. September 2020 data

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

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

    Popularity in Restaurants

    2.33%
    12,787 of 549,475 Restaurants
  • 0.01% of recipes have Soft Serve

    Popularity in Recipes

    0.01%
    233 of 3,635,380 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Soft Serve. September 2020 data

Most Popular food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular food ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1ice cream
70.81%
#2pastry
9.51%
#3cookie
4.35%
#4meats
3.84%
#5bread
2.92%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1beignet
#2fajitas
#3fajitas
#4lentil soup
#5crispy chicken sandwich
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2toast
7.44%

Most Popular desserts Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular desserts ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top desserts Ingredients and Pairings
#1soft serve
75.17%
#2vanilla ice cream
5.74%
#3biscuits
4.62%
#4cake
4.52%
#5waffles
3%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2parfait
39.64%
#3gelato
6.69%
#4waffles
3.2%

Most Popular spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings
#1chocolate
28.82%
#2matcha
26.6%
#3vanilla
26.23%
#4salt
5.25%
#5sesame
4.56%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1cinnamon
#2cocoa
#3garlic
72.34%
#4mint
57.85%
#5vanilla
47.90%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1tahitian vanilla
69.48%
#2lavender
63.38%
#3carob
54.22%
#4matcha
40.12%
#5cumin
38.96%

Most Popular dairy Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top dairy Ingredients and Pairings
#1cream
58.4%
#2milk
19.65%
#3butter
7.66%
#4cheese
5.67%
#5custard
3.64%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1ghee
#2cottage cheese
#3american cheese
#4white cheddar
#5milk yogurt
Declining Ingredients and Pairings

Most Popular fruits Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top fruits Ingredients and Pairings
#1berries
31.2%
#2strawberries
20.32%
#3pineapple
10.61%
#4bananas
9.71%
#5mango
6.64%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1meyer lemon
#2dried cranberries
#3elderberry
#4bergamot
#5kumquat
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2watermelon
31.33%
#3mango
0.92%

Most Popular beverages Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1tea
26.46%
#2coffee
22.16%
#3green tea
10.34%
#4soda
8.38%
#5boba
7.61%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1milkshake
#2water
#3juice
#4boba
75.97%
#5soda
72.43%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1black tea
89.54%
#2cider
73.84%
#3sweet tea
38.96%
#4fanta
38.96%
#5matcha green tea
33.42%

Most Popular vegetables Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top vegetables Ingredients and Pairings
#1ube
25.57%
#2beans
18.25%
#3corn
9.32%
#4pumpkin
7.77%
#5potatoes
7.51%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1sweet corn
54.22%
#2jalapeno
54.22%
#3truffles
45.56%
#4lentils
38.96%
#5beetroot
38.96%

Most Popular condiments Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top condiments Ingredients and Pairings
#1honey
18.03%
#2nut butter
16.92%
#3peanut butter
15.38%
#4nutella
15.23%
#5chili
9.57%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1maple syrup
#2nutella
#3nut butter
83.11%
#4chili
72.34%
#5peanut butter
70.59%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2jelly
56.63%
#3olive oil
33.42%
#4honey
5.15%

Most Popular nuts and seeds Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients and Pairings
#1coconut
35.88%
#2peanuts
20.03%
#3almonds
17.1%
#4pistachios
7.8%
#5pecans
4.44%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1flax seeds
#2mustard seeds
#3pepitas
#4chia
#5pecans
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2chestnuts
33.42%
#3cashews
29.57%
#4hazelnuts
0.12%

Most Popular bakery Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular bakery ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top bakery Ingredients and Pairings
#1sugar
34.1%
#2chocolate chips
13.57%
#3dark chocolate
9.25%
#4pastry dough
9.16%
#5biscuit dough
9.07%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1flour
#2brown sugar
#3chocolate chips
#4sugar
#5white chocolate
74.78%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1bon bon
63.38%
#2biscuit dough
8.45%
#3pastry dough
5.39%

Most Popular grains Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top grains Ingredients and Pairings
#1cereal
27.13%
#2fruity pebbles
12.85%
#3rice
12.85%
#4corn flakes
10.55%
#5oats
6.65%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1oats
#2buckwheat
#3malt
#4granola
68.46%
#5fruity pebbles
6.81%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2cereal
61.45%
#3cinnamon toast crunch
54.22%
#4corn flakes
45.34%
#5noodles
44.27%

Most Popular meat Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top meat Ingredients and Pairings
#1chicken
26.28%
#2pork
12.46%
#3steak
11.26%
#4beef
10.36%
#5sausage
10.06%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1sausage
#2ham
83.11%
#3steak
33.81%
#4bacon
33.81%
#5beef
9.86%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1pork belly
71.83%
#2brisket
54.22%
#3pork
37.74%
#4franks
32.86%
#5hot dog
32.86%

Most Popular alcohol Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top alcohol Ingredients and Pairings
#1beer
35.15%
#2wine
26.57%
#3rose
12.87%
#4bitters
8.75%
#5rum
3.96%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1bourbon
#2margarita
#3curacao
#4vodka
#5rum
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2mimosa
54.22%
#3rose
23.71%
#4bitters
11.6%

Most Popular dairy substitutes Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular dairy substitutes ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top dairy substitutes Ingredients and Pairings
#1nut milk
38.48%
#2almond milk
19.51%
#3coconut milk