sweet potatoes Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular sweet potatoes dishes in restaurants
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with sweet potatoes
#1vegan cheese
#2sage
#3brisket
80.64%
#4blueberries
76.88%
#5strawberries
64.93%
#6pastry
61.92%
#7waffles
58.06%
#8cilantro
38.90%
#9tahini
32.77%
#10cauliflower
28.71%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve sweet potatoes

10.25%

15,664 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online sweet potatoes recipes

1.63%

23,291 of 1,431,592 Recipes

Overview

sweet potatoes Growth Over Time How sweet potatoes has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.10.20.30.40.50.60.70.80.91
Year Over Year SWEET POTATOES growth or decline vs one year ago
9.46%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of sweet potatoes per consumer
2.16
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that sweet potatoes represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of sweet potatoes 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 sweet potatoes

10.25%

15,664 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online sweet potatoes recipes

1.63%

23,291 of 1,431,592 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

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

meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with sweet potatoes, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
32.69%
#2steak
14.71%
#3turkey
12.42%
#4bacon
11.89%
#5beef
10.93%
#6pork
8.81%
#7lamb
2.82%
#8ham
2.11%
#9brisket
1.85%
#10pulled pork
1.76%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1brisket
80.64%
#2pulled pork
14.95%
#3lamb
13.48%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1ham
25.51%
#2steak
23.07%
#3chicken
15.24%
#4beef
15.06%
#5bacon
9.35%
#6turkey
3.59%
#7pork
0.56%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with sweet potatoes, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1potatoes
16.97%
#2kale
12.35%
#3spinach
10.76%
#4broccoli
10.17%
#5greens
8.82%
#6asparagus
6.55%
#7corn
5.46%
#8cauliflower
4.87%
#9pumpkin
4.62%
#10green beans
4.54%
#11zucchini
3.95%
#12savory
3.19%
#13yams
2.52%
#14sprouts
1.68%
#15soy free
1.34%
#16black beans
0.84%
#17brussels sprouts
0.67%
#18root vegetables
0.67%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1brussels sprouts
#2root vegetables
#3yams
36.95%
#4cauliflower
28.71%
#5savory
26.78%
#6pumpkin
2.83%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1zucchini
42.81%
#2sprouts
42.33%
#3soy free
37.9%
#4black beans
36.77%
#5spinach
33.13%
#6greens
32.62%
#7green beans
30.45%
#8corn
28.15%
#9broccoli
19.51%
#10potatoes
14.45%
#11asparagus
8.75%
#12kale
1.01%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with sweet potatoes, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1salad
35.76%
#2curry
9.59%
#3eggs
8.29%
#4hamburger
7.79%
#5tofu
7.09%
#6ice cream
6.89%
#7french fries
5.59%
#8guacamole
5.29%
#9veggie burger
3.2%
#10tacos
2.9%
#11falafel
2.5%
#12nachos
2.2%
#13stir fry
1.7%
#14chicken wings
1%
#15meatballs
0.2%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1stir fry
79.62%
#2chicken wings
64.14%
#3french fries
26.17%
#4guacamole
13.61%
#5ice cream
1.79%
#6tofu
0.42%
#7eggs
0.15%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1falafel
30.55%
#2nachos
27.38%
#3hamburger
20.81%
#4salad
17.76%
#5meatballs
15.11%
#6veggie burger
14.89%
#7curry
2.27%
#8tacos
0.95%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with sweet potatoes, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1pie
22.62%
#2cake
17.48%
#3bread
13.37%
#4toast
12.6%
#5waffles
7.71%
#6pastry
6.17%
#7cheesecake
5.4%
#8cornbread
5.4%
#9pudding
2.06%
#10buns
2.06%
#11tart
1.8%
#12muffins
1.8%
#13cupcakes
1.54%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1tart
65.25%
#2cupcakes
63.99%
#3pastry
61.92%
#4waffles
58.06%
#5toast
7.16%
#6pudding
6.92%
#7cheesecake
1.61%
#8buns
0.59%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1muffins
25.91%
#2bread
22.63%
#3pie
4.85%
#4cornbread
4.57%
#5cake
2.59%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with sweet potatoes, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1hummus
15.66%
#2stuffing
13.19%
#3homestyle sauce
12.36%
#4gravy
9.89%
#5peanut butter
9.89%
#6honey
7.69%
#7olive oil
6.87%
#8tahini
6.32%
#9pesto
6.32%
#10salsa
6.04%
#11sriracha
4.95%
#12pickles
0.82%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1pickles
72.88%
#2tahini
32.77%
#3pesto
13.81%
#4homestyle sauce
8.85%
#5honey
5.97%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1olive oil
38.53%
#2peanut butter
34.83%
#3hummus
33.13%
#4sriracha
30.85%
#5gravy
13.13%
#6stuffing
12.15%
#7salsa
0.48%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with sweet potatoes, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
25.37%
#2garlic
24.48%
#3cinnamon
11.34%
#4cilantro
9.85%
#5ginger
9.25%
#6pepper
8.66%
#7rosemary
5.97%
#8sage
3.28%
#9nutmeg
1.79%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1sage
#2nutmeg
84.41%
#3cilantro
38.90%
#4cinnamon
13.24%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1rosemary
36.77%
#2garlic
16.61%
#3chocolate
13.23%
#4pepper
12.97%
#5ginger
2.86%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with sweet potatoes, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1quinoa
31.02%
#2rice
27.71%
#3pasta
21.99%
#4gnocchi
12.35%
#5brown rice
6.93%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1gnocchi
22.80%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1quinoa
42.69%
#2rice
11.32%
#3pasta
9.89%
#4brown rice
2%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with sweet potatoes, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1salmon
49.24%
#2fish
40.98%
#3tuna
9.79%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1tuna
39.08%
#2fish
23.08%
#3salmon
12.9%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with sweet potatoes, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
72.29%
#2butter
13.65%
#3feta
8.84%
#4vegan cheese
5.22%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1vegan cheese
#2butter
25.52%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1feta
34.59%
#2cheese
17.27%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with sweet potatoes, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
54.07%
#2smoothie
29.63%
#3tea
16.3%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1tea
30.61%
#2smoothie
26.61%
#3coffee
18.38%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with sweet potatoes, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
23.82%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with sweet potatoes, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1mango
58.62%
#2blueberries
22.41%
#3strawberries
18.97%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1blueberries
76.88%
#2strawberries
64.93%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1mango
27.84%
nuts and seeds Trends Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with sweet potatoes, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
Fastest Falling nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
0.57%

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 sweet potatoes compared to all other dishes
fitness
39.30%
meal prep
6.82%
clean eating
6.66%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with sweet potatoes over time
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1802.557.51012.51517.52022.5
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Clean Eating
  • Gluten Free

Restaurant Analysis

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

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve sweet potatoes

10.25%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature sweet potatoes

american restaurant

23%
sweet potatoes Pricing Analysis Average price of sweet potatoes across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$6$5.37$6.35$8.39$3.75AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular sweet potatoes Dishes The most notable variations of sweet potatoes served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Sweet Potato Fries SEAMORE'SNew YorkNew York
#2 Sweet Potato Chips Bare Roots FarmacyColumbusGeorgia
#3 Sweet Potato Tempura We Have NoodlesLos AngelesCalifornia
#4 Sweet Potato Soup Red Rooster HarlemNew YorkNew York
#5 Sweet Potato Poblano Taco Antique TacoChicagoIllinois
#6 Roasted Sweet Potato Connector Cafe & GrillLowellMassachusetts
#7 Sweet Potato Avocado Salad BriderDenverColorado
#8 Sweet Potato Gnocchi Black Barn RestaurantNew YorkNew York
#9 Moroccan Sweet Potato Salad The CoveSan AntonioTexas
#10 Roasted Sweet Potato Poboy Killer PoboysNew OrleansLouisiana
Menu Items How many total instances of sweet potatoes found in restaurants across the country
24,214
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of sweet potatoes variations on a restaurant's menu
1.55

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online sweet potatoes recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for sweet potatoes
23,291
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use sweet potatoes as an ingredient
22,692
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of sweet potatoes recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
#1

Sweet Potato Pie With A Gingerbread Crust and Pecan Streusel from Wife Mama Foodie

#2

Sweet Potato Fajitas Meal Prep from The Fitchen

#3

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Stew from healthylivingjames.co.uk

#4

Vegetarian Black Bean Sweet Potato Enchiladas from Cookie and Kate

#5

Paleo Sweet Potato Gnocchi In Spinach Cream Sauce from Paleo Gluten Free Eats

#6

Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes from Simply Quinoa

#7

Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Skillet from Life Love Liz

#8

Sweet Potato Black Bean Burger from Isabel Eats

#9

Pecan Crusted Sweet Potato Bowls: The Ultimate Lunch Bowl from Simple Natural Nutrition

#10

Baked Black Bean and Sweet Potato Flautas from Peas And Crayons