Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Vegetarian popularity has changed by 0.78% over the past year. On average, Vegetarian is consumed 4.02 times every year. Market adoption for Vegetarian in restaurants is 23.31% and it is on 0.39% of recipes.

Vegetarian plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Vegetarian dishes in restaurants. June 2021 data
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Famous Toastery (Rock Hill, South Carolina)
Spiral Diner & Bakery (Denton, Texas)
Del Taco (Mountain's Edge, Nevada)
Catch Vegas At Aria (Paradise, Nevada)

Fastest rising Vegetarian pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Vegetarian. June 2021 data
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#1fruit juice
29.14%
#2water
23.83%
#3juice
20.19%
#4onion
18.72%
#5cheese
14.57%
#6bread
14.56%
#7mac & cheese
14.36%
#8leafy greens
13.05%
#9salad
6.54%

Food Market Overview for Vegetarian

Vegetarian Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Vegetarian related conversations over the past year. June 2021 Data
Feb '20Mar '20Apr '20May '20Jun '20Jul '20Aug '20Sep '20Oct '20Nov '20Dec '20Jan '21Feb '21Mar '2100.250.50.7511.25
  • Annual Growth

    Vegetarian consumption yearly growth rate
    0.78%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Vegetarian is consumed 4.02 times on average every year
    4.02
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Vegetarian represents. June 2021 data

    Market Adoption

  • The popularity of Vegetarian at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average. June 2021 data

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

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

    Popularity in Restaurants

    23.31%
    144,952 of 621,918 Restaurants
  • 0.39% of recipes have Vegetarian

    Popularity in Recipes

    0.39%
    18,266 of 4,735,453 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Vegetarian. June 2021 data

Most Popular raw ingredients Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular raw ingredients ingredients with Vegetarian, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2021 data
Top raw ingredients Ingredients and Pairings
#1leafy greens
17.65%
#2cheese
14.46%
#3onion
9.07%
#4tomatoes
8.92%
#5beans
8.9%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1baby beetroot
80.66%
#2nectarine
80.02%
#3orange marmalade
79.97%
#4pumpkin spice
76.39%
#5honeydew melon
67.86%

Most Popular prepared food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular prepared food ingredients with Vegetarian, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2021 data
Top prepared food Ingredients and Pairings
#1mac & cheese
22.62%
#2bread
18.06%
#3salad
16.57%
#4soup
9.53%
#5hamburger
6.32%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1ice cream cake
92.18%
#2biscuit cake
88.06%
#3bear claw
75.61%
#4pumpkin pie
73.76%
#5gelato
73%

Most Popular beverages Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with Vegetarian, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2021 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1water
22.2%
#2juice
20.27%
#3coffee
16.31%
#4smoothie
10.32%
#5fruit juice
10.21%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1aperol spritz
72.51%
#2pink lemonade
67.01%
#3flat white
66.61%
#4decaf coffee
66.21%
#5dr pepper
65.38%

Diets & Traits

Uncover the primary dietary motivations behind consumer preferences for Vegetarian

Diets Over Time

The dietary references with Vegetarian over time. June 2021 data
Mar '20Apr '20May '20Jun '20Jul '20Aug '20Sep '20Oct '20Nov '20Dec '20Jan '21Feb '21Mar '2106.2512.518.752531.2537.543.755056.2562.568.757581.2587.593.75100
  • vegetarian
  • vegan
  • grain free
  • plant based

Most popular Vegetarian related motivations

The leading motivations and claims consumers choose Vegetarian compared to all other dishes. June 2021 data
  • fitness

    12.99%
  • clean eating

    8.88%
  • protein

    5.68%

Restaurant Trends Analysis

Vegetarian adoption in the restaurant industry and pricing segmentation. June 2021 analysis

Vegetarian Pricing Analysis

Track the average price of Vegetarian dishes across all price tiers. June 2021 data
$10.1$8.78$10.96$14.2$16.95AVG$$$$$$$$$$
  • Restaurant Penetration

    23.31% of restaurants serve. June 2021 data
    23.31%
  • Foodservice Cuisine Penetration

    The cuisine that offers Vegetarian the most. June 2021 data
    vegetarian/vegan restaurant
    27%
  • Restaurant Menu Analysis

    997053 of menu items containing Vegetarian. June 2021 data
    997,053
  • Dish Count Per Menu

    The average number of Vegetarian dishes found in menus. June 2021 data
    6.88

Most Popular Vegetarian Dishes

Most popular Vegetarian posts from restaurants. June 2021 data
Famous Toastery (Rock Hill, South Carolina)
Spiral Diner & Bakery (Denton, Texas)
Del Taco (Mountain's Edge, Nevada)
Catch Vegas At Aria (Paradise, Nevada)

Home Cooking

Discover Vegetarian penetration in home cooking

Most Popular Recipes

The most notable variations of Vegetarian recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year. June 2021 data