blue cheese Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular blue cheese dishes in restaurants
#1BLUE CHEESE CHIPS
Mere Bulles Restaurant (Brentwood, Tennessee)
#2BLUE CHEESE BURGER
Gott's Roadside - Oxbow Market (Napa, California)
#3BACON BLUE CHEESE BURGER
Stella's (Bellevue, Nebraska)
#4BLUE CHEESE BACON BURGER
What's Crackin Cafe (Mesa, Arizona)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with blue cheese
#1spinach
32.79%
#2steak
29.47%
#3pear
14.53%
#4queso
9.08%
#5greens
4.57%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve blue cheese

3.22%

4,923 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online blue cheese recipes

0.18%

2,800 of 1,593,361 Recipes

Overview

blue cheese Growth Over Time How blue cheese has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1800.0250.050.0750.10.125
Year Over Year BLUE CHEESE growth or decline vs one year ago
10.09%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of blue cheese per consumer
1.44
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that blue cheese represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of blue cheese 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 blue cheese

3.22%

4,923 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online blue cheese recipes

0.18%

2,800 of 1,593,361 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

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

meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with blue cheese, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
32.84%
#2bacon
31.12%
#3steak
22.51%
#4beef
13.53%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1steak
29.47%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1bacon
28.86%
#2chicken
12.08%
#3beef
1.89%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with blue cheese, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1salad
58.96%
#2chicken wings
16.28%
#3hamburger
14.26%
#4french fries
5.95%
#5eggs
4.55%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1eggs
37.21%
#2chicken wings
29.55%
#3hamburger
18.51%
#4salad
14.91%
#5french fries
0.4%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with blue cheese, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheddar
32.21%
#2brie
31.43%
#3queso
28.31%
#4cheese
8.05%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1queso
9.08%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1cheddar
24.55%
#2cheese
20.05%
#3brie
13.26%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with blue cheese, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1spinach
40.2%
#2greens
32.23%
#3potatoes
14.62%
#4mushrooms
12.96%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1spinach
32.79%
#2greens
4.57%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1potatoes
17%
#2mushrooms
10.04%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with blue cheese, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
1.96%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with blue cheese, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1pasta
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1pasta
23.04%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with blue cheese, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1marina sauce
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1marina sauce
38.09%
nuts and seeds Trends Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with blue cheese, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1walnuts
Fastest Falling nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1walnuts
15.16%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with blue cheese, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1pear
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1pear
14.53%

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 blue cheese compared to all other dishes
fitness
12.63%
weight loss
3.83%
snack
1.90%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with blue cheese over time
Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1800.511.522.533.544.555.566.57
  • vegetarian
  • keto
  • vegan
  • clean eating

Restaurant Analysis

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

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve blue cheese

3.22%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature blue cheese

steakhouse

36 %
blue cheese Pricing Analysis Average price of blue cheese across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$6.76$6.86$9.31$8.28$4.82AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular blue cheese Dishes The most notable variations of blue cheese served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Blue Cheese Chips Mere Bulles RestaurantBrentwoodTennessee
#2 Blue Cheese Burger Gott's Roadside - Oxbow MarketNapaCalifornia
#3 Bacon Blue Cheese Burger Stella'sBellevueNebraska
#4 Blue Cheese Bacon Burger What's Crackin CafeMesaArizona
#5 Mushroom Thyme Blue Cheese Empanada 5411 EmpanadasChicagoIllinois
#6 Pear Black Fig Jam Blue Cheese Fontina Flatbread Jimmy's Famous American TavernSanta MonicaCalifornia
#7 Blue Cheese Crust The Woods JupiterJupiterFlorida
#8 Blue Cheese Ice Cream B TooWashingtonD.c.
#9 Pear Blue Cheese Salad Bar LouieSchaumburgIllinois
#10 Blue Crab Mac Cheese City Tap DupontWashingtonD.c.
Menu Items How many total instances of blue cheese found in restaurants across the country
9,930
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of blue cheese variations on a restaurant's menu
2.02

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online blue cheese recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for blue cheese
2,800
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use blue cheese as an ingredient
2,585
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of blue cheese recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
1

Healthy Buffalo Chicken Macaroni and Blue Cheese from Andie Mitchell

2

Easy Vegan Blue Cheese Dressing from It Doesn't Taste Like Chicken

3

BBQ Chicken Skewers with Blue Cheese Crumbles from Stacey Homemaker

4

Vegan Tofu Sticky Fingers with Blue Cheese Sauce from Rabbit and Wolves

5

Creamy Blue Cheese and Mushroom Pasta from girlheartfood.com

6

Roasted Buffalo Cauliflower with Blue Cheese Sauce from Taste And See

7

Chestnut, spinach & blue cheese en croûte from BBC Good Food

8

Greek Yogurt Blue Cheese Dip or Salad Dressing from Cupcakes & Kale Chips

9

Vegan Blue Cheese from Full of Plants

10

Blue Cheese and Garlic Compound Butter from 101 Cooking For Two