Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Vegan popularity has changed by 2.2% over the past year. On average, Vegan is consumed 5.32 times every year. Market adoption for Vegan in restaurants is 9.16% and it is on 2.16% of recipes.

Vegan plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Vegan dishes in restaurants. August 2020 data
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Compline (Napa, California)
Turning Point, Westfield (Westfield, New Jersey)
The Buzz Mill (Austin, Texas)
Heart Beet Kitchen (Haddon Township, New Jersey)

Fastest rising Vegan pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Vegan. August 2020 data
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#1flour
#2silken tofu
#3shrimp meat
78.60%
#4chocolate chips
67.13%
#5oysters
64.69%
#6oats
63.68%
#7oil
63.57%
#8garlic
59.29%
#9butter
55.46%
#10sugar
52.70%

Food Market Overview for Vegan

Vegan Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Vegan related conversations over the past year. August 2020 Data
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  • Annual Growth

    Vegan consumption yearly growth rate
    2.2%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Vegan is consumed 5.32 times on average every year
    5.32
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Vegan represents. August 2020 data

    Market Adoption

  • The popularity of Vegan at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average. August 2020 data

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

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

    Popularity in Restaurants

    9.16%
    50,307 of 549,475 Restaurants
  • 2.16% of recipes have Vegan

    Popularity in Recipes

    2.16%
    78,644 of 3,635,380 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Vegan. August 2020 data

Most Popular food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular food ingredients with Vegan, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1meats
25.25%
#2bread
16.94%
#3salad
11.93%
#4pastry
9.43%
#5hamburger
6.68%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1zeppole
76.95%
#2cream of mushroom
70.37%
#3bacon cheeseburger
67.1%
#4panini bread
61.11%
#5white corn tortillas
61.11%

Most Popular vegetables Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with Vegan, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top vegetables Ingredients and Pairings
#1greens
19.14%
#2onion
12.63%
#3tomatoes
11.58%
#4potatoes
11.08%
#5avocado
10.39%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1baby heirloom tomatoes
35.18%
#2seasonal greens
34.7%
#3pear tomatoes
30.86%
#4butter potatoes
30.86%
#5haricots verts
28.7%

Most Popular spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with Vegan, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings
#1chocolate
17.54%
#2pepper
16.52%
#3garlic
15.1%
#4salt
14.85%
#5vanilla
7.27%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1morton salt
74.07%
#2jalapeno chili
48.15%
#3organic ginger
36.88%
#4matcha
17.48%
#5shiso
14.6%

Most Popular dairy Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with Vegan, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top dairy Ingredients and Pairings
#1cheese
27.94%
#2butter
17.93%
#3milk
16.76%
#4cream
14.48%
#5vegan cheese
8.63%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1chobani greek yogurt
65.43%
#2grana padano
62.29%
#3muenster
53.91%
#4mascarpone
49.72%
#5oaxaca cheese
48.15%

Most Popular fruits Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with Vegan, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top fruits Ingredients and Pairings
#1berries
24%
#2bananas
14.97%
#3lemon
12.29%
#4strawberries
9.72%
#5apple
8.4%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1elderberry
#2prunes
#3asian pear
#4bergamot
#5maraschino cherries
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1longan
53.91%
#2quince
37.78%
#3acai berry
30.18%
#4maracuya
28.2%
#5currants
20.93%

Most Popular beverages Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with Vegan, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1coffee
18.22%
#2water
17.84%
#3juice
17.84%
#4smoothie
13.67%
#5soda
10.38%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1peach nectar
#2florida orange juice
#3falooda
#4tonic water
#5instant coffee
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1iced green tea
76.07%
#2purified water
62.96%
#3americano
53.91%
#4mezcal
45.32%
#5cappuccino
43.54%

Most Popular condiments Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with Vegan, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top condiments Ingredients and Pairings
#1oil
25.8%
#2chili
14.17%
#3nut butter
12.66%
#4olive oil
10.22%
#5peanut butter
8.8%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1honey syrup
87.04%
#2mojo sauce
85.19%
#3lemon garlic butter
74.07%
#4plum sauce
70.37%
#5pomegranate vinaigrette
65.43%

Most Popular grains Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with Vegan, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top grains Ingredients and Pairings
#1rice
26.22%
#2pasta
21.33%
#3oats
11.94%
#4noodles
9.49%
#5quinoa
9.09%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1cellophane noodles
70.37%
#2lo mein noodles
60.11%
#3frosted flakes
58.52%
#4wheat germ
42.39%
#5fruity pebbles
34.77%

Most Popular nuts and seeds Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with Vegan, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients and Pairings
#1coconut
27.43%
#2almonds
19.51%
#3peanuts
12.01%
#4cashews
11.28%
#5chia
7.51%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1mustard seeds
#2walnuts
42.53%
#3flax seeds
41.05%
#4pecans
39.02%
#5peanuts
38.89%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1marcona almonds
3.7%

Most Popular desserts Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular desserts ingredients with Vegan, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top desserts Ingredients and Pairings
#1cake
24.42%
#2biscuits
23.65%
#3pancake
9.75%
#4muffins
6.74%
#5brownie
6.6%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1gelato
66.74%
#2souffle
61.11%
#3flourless chocolate cake
58.52%
#4soft serve
41.73%
#5funnel cake
41.67%

Most Popular meat Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with Vegan, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top meat Ingredients and Pairings
#1chicken
28.57%
#2sausage
19.28%
#3beef
11.27%
#4bacon
10.5%
#5steak
9.81%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1goat meat
#2sirloin steak
#3genoa salami
#4beef brisket
#5breakfast sausage
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1blended burger
74.07%
#2applewood bacon
65.43%
#3canadian bacon
62.29%
#4beef sausage
60.11%
#5bone marrow
58.52%

Most Popular bakery Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular bakery ingredients with Vegan, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top bakery Ingredients and Pairings
#1sugar
29.58%
#2flour
17.65%
#3chocolate chips
12.34%
#4yeast
8.7%
#5dark chocolate
6.13%

Most Popular meat alternatives Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular meat alternatives ingredients with Vegan, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top meat alternatives Ingredients and Pairings
#1tofu
59.35%
#2beyond meat
16.77%
#3tempeh
10.71%
#4seitan
8.13%
#5impossible burger
4.26%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1silken tofu
#2tofu
11.15%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1impossible burger
45.03%
#2beyond meat
23.82%
#3seitan
9.64%
#4tempeh
3.9%

Most Popular dairy substitutes Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular dairy substitutes ingredients with Vegan, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2020 data
Top dairy substitutes Ingredients and Pairings
#1nut milk
37.22%
#2almond milk
22.5%
#3coconut milk