Food Trends Highlights
Top 4 restaurant dishes Most popular tamales dishes in restaurants See More
Granny's Tamales Three (Humble, Texas)
Paco's Taqueria (Indianapolis, Indiana)
Rocio's (Portland, Oregon)
Mercado La Paloma (La, California)
Top rising variations The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with tamales See More
Percentage of restaurants that serve tamales Restaurants

2.86%

7,747 of 270,896 Restaurants
Percentage of all online tamales recipes Online Recipes

0.06%

2,559 of 3,984,503 Recipes
Overview
tamales Growth Over Time How tamales has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Mar '19Apr '19May '19Jun '19Jul '19Aug '19Sep '19Oct '19Nov '19Dec '19Jan '20Feb '20Mar '20Apr '20May '2000.0250.050.0750.10.1250.150.1750.2
Year Over Year
Tamales growth or decline vs one year ago
26.95%
Yearly Eating Frequency
Average yearly consumption of tamales per consumer
1.54
The percentage of the average American diet that tamales represents Share of Plate
The popularity of tamales at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average Eating In VS. Eating Out
  • Eat In
  • Market Avg.
  • Eat Out
Percentage of restaurants that serve tamales Restaurants

2.86%

7,747 of 270,896 Restaurants
Percentage of all online tamales recipes Online Recipes

0.06%

2,559 of 3,984,503 Recipes
Innovation Analysis
The most popular ingredients, flavors, and variations for tamales, as well as the food and beverage combinations trending and fading over the past year
food Trends Highlights the most popular food ingredients with tamales, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top food Ingredients
#1tamales
63.18%
#2meat
14.35%
#3tacos
8.86%
#4seafood
3.19%
#5enchiladas
2.08%
#6eggs
2%
#7burritos
1.93%
#8quesadillas
1.44%
#9salad
1.42%
#10chips
1.3%
Fastest Rising food Ingredients
#1quesadillas
#2chips
66.76%
#3salad
65.75%
#4burritos
27.04%
#5meat
17.60%
#6eggs
8.98%
#7enchiladas
5.33%
#8seafood
3.10%
Fastest Falling food Ingredients
#1jalapeno poppers
85.37%
#2fruit salad
75.61%
#3reuben
63.42%
#4cheese quesadilla
63.42%
#5poke
63.42%
meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with tamales, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
31.04%
#2pork
23.59%
#3beef
13.68%
#4steak
11.19%
#5sausage
6.7%
#6chorizo
3.43%
#7bacon
2.76%
#8brisket
2.62%
#9chicharron
2.62%
#10hot dog
1.95%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1bison
#2spam
#3breakfast sausage
#4pepperoni
#5stewing beef
#6hot dog
74.48%
#7bacon
42.86%
#8chicken
36.53%
#9pork
31.55%
#10beef
30.78%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#2chorizo
43.26%
#3sausage
34.96%
#4chicharron
16.38%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with tamales, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1corn
23.82%
#2beans
22.24%
#3potatoes
8.23%
#4jalapeno
8.2%
#5onion
7.08%
#6avocado
6.94%
#7greens
6.83%
#8black beans
5.92%
#9tomatoes
5.36%
#10mushrooms
5.15%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1baby greens
#2green peas
#3sweet pickles
#4lettuce greens
#5breakfast potatoes
#6avocado
62.25%
#7black beans
57.72%
#8onion
57.47%
#9jalapeno
55.82%
#10beans
52.81%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#2mushrooms
12.2%
#3corn
2%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with tamales, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
28.31%
#2tortillas
14.46%
#3pastry
12.63%
#4cake
8.33%
#5pie
8.14%
#6empanada
7.86%
#7roll
5.76%
#8churro
5.05%
#9corn bread
4.77%
#10cookies
4.68%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1pie
#2cookies
#3churro
#4bread
46.87%
#5corn bread
35.08%
#6pastry
31.37%
#7tortillas
29.71%
#8empanada
3.51%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#2cake
11.26%
#3roll
7.95%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with tamales, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1salsa
38.93%
#2chili
17.75%
#3stuffing
9.89%
#4salsa verde
8.43%
#5mayo
4.44%
#6hot sauce
3.93%
#7oil
3.93%
#8paste
3.88%
#9pico de gallo
3.48%
#10honey
2.75%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1mushroom gravy
#2fruit jelly
#3yogurt sauce
#4sriracha mayo
#5sesame oil
#6pico de gallo
80.49%
#7chili
71.17%
#8hot sauce
63.56%
#9honey
46.34%
#10salsa
29.49%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1corn salsa
87.81%
#2vegetable oil
81.71%
#3agave
78.05%
#4mango salsa
75.61%
#5fruit jam
63.42%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with tamales, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1beer
32.63%
#2cocktail
28.02%
#3margarita
14.16%
#4wine
8.08%
#5tequila
6.14%
#6bud light
2.95%
#7mimosa
2.24%
#8bloody mary
1.53%
#9rose
1.3%
#10rum
1.18%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1gin
#2corona
#3liqueur
#4rose
70.73%
#5rum
60.97%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#2bud light
91.87%
#3bloody mary
87.81%
#4tequila
49.94%
#5mimosa
41.46%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with tamales, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
48.11%
#2cream
14.94%
#3selles-sur-cher cheese
11.98%
#4butter
5.42%
#5sour cream
5.23%
#6milk
3.4%
#7cheddar
2.77%
#8cream cheese
2.02%
#9goat cheese
1.64%
#10jalapeno cheese
1.58%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1swiss cheese
#2gorgonzola
#3muenster
#4cheddar jack
#5half and half
#6milk
#7cream cheese
70.73%
#8selles-sur-cher cheese
46.34%
#9goat cheese
46.34%
#10cheese
30.75%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1nacho cheese
90.85%
#2monterey jack
81.71%
#3ricotta
81.71%
#4pimento cheese
63.42%
#5custard
63.42%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with tamales, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1masa
22.72%
#2chocolate
18.76%
#3pepper
13.48%
#4cilantro
9.24%
#5poblano
7.85%
#6garlic
7.16%
#7chipotle
5.42%
#8salt
5.21%
#9cinnamon
4.17%
#10adobo
2.92%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chipotle
#2garlic
#3cilantro
56.43%
#4cinnamon
46.34%
#5pepper
43.16%
#6masa
29.45%
#7salt
13.08%
#8chocolate
8.23%
#9poblano
3.30%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1lemongrass
81.71%
#2cacao
75.61%
#3five spice
63.42%
#4garlic salt
63.42%
#5basil
63.42%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with tamales, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1bananas
15.56%
#2berries
14.18%
#3jackfruit
11.11%
#4lime
10.9%
#5plantains
9.52%
#6pineapple
9.1%
#7dates
8.57%
#8strawberries
7.72%
#9mango
6.88%
#10orange
6.46%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1orange
#2jackfruit
13.08%
#3pineapple
9.75%
#4bananas
7.72%
#5dates
4.98%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#2plantains
64.77%
#3mango
48.78%
#4lime
30.58%
#5strawberries
13.53%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with tamales, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
42.15%
#2juice
10.25%
#3water
9.52%
#4tea
6.59%
#5mezcal
6.49%
#6soda
6.07%
#7hot chocolate
4.6%
#8latte
4.5%
#9fruit juice
3.97%
#10energy drinks
2.93%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1energy drinks
#2hot tea
#3coconut water
#4dr pepper
#5diet coke
#6orange soda
#7soda
#8tea
#9latte
#10hot chocolate
82.92%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1milkshake
85.37%
#2mezcal
70.19%
#3fruit juice
51.22%
#4juice
38.7%
#5lemonade
34.96%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with tamales, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1rice
63.86%
#2pasta
13%
#3quinoa
4.57%
#4shells
4.43%
#5noodles
3.29%
#6polenta
2.71%
#7grits
2.29%
#8spaghetti
2%
#9brown rice
2%
#10oatmeal
1.57%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#2quinoa
38.09%
#3brown rice
8.54%
fish Trends Highlights the most popular fish ingredients with tamales, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category