Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Cacao popularity has changed by 20.95% over the past year. On average, Cacao is consumed 2.15 times every year. Market adoption for Cacao in restaurants is 2.05% and it is on 0.08% of recipes.

Cacao plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Cacao dishes in restaurants. July 2020 data
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Harvest Cafe (Ventura, California)
Honest Weight Food Co-op (Albany, New York)
The Strand House (Manhattan Beach, California)
Good Karma Cafe (Red Bank, New Jersey)

Fastest rising Cacao pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Cacao. July 2020 data
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Food Market Overview for Cacao

Cacao Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Cacao related conversations over the past year. July 2020 Data
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  • Annual Growth

    Cacao consumption yearly growth rate
    20.95%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Cacao is consumed 2.15 times on average every year
    2.15
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Cacao represents. July 2020 data

    Market Adoption

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

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

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

    Popularity in Restaurants

    2.05%
    11,399 of 554,731 Restaurants
  • 0.08% of recipes have Cacao

    Popularity in Recipes

    0.08%
    2,629 of 3,452,628 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Cacao. July 2020 data

Most Popular spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with Cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings
#1cacao
43.7%
#2chocolate
20.26%
#3cacao nibs
11.26%
#4vanilla
7.94%
#5cinnamon
4.97%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1spearmint
#2lemon basil
#3garlic salt
#4spice rub
#5shichimi
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1madagascar bourbon vanilla
74.19%
#2thyme
70.5%
#3saffron
68.72%
#4carob
68.05%
#5adobo
65.59%

Most Popular condiments Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with Cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top condiments Ingredients and Pairings
#1nut butter
25.34%
#2oil
12.91%
#3peanut butter
12.16%
#4maple syrup
10.7%
#5almond butter
10.1%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2collagen
1.82%

Most Popular dairy Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with Cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top dairy Ingredients and Pairings
#1butter
33.98%
#2milk
32.26%
#3cream
12.04%
#4yogurt
9.69%
#5cheese
3.7%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1selles-sur-cher cheese
58.92%
#2ghee
46.52%
#3greek yogurt
39.24%
#4yogurt
23.23%
#5butter
17.77%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1brie
82.79%
#2whole milk yogurt
65.59%
#3vanilla whey
56.99%
#4cottage cheese
54.12%
#5mozzarella
46.47%

Most Popular nuts and seeds Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with Cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients and Pairings
#1coconut
42.53%
#2chia
17.12%
#3peanuts
16.14%
#4hemp seeds
6.95%
#5flax seeds
5.79%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1mustard seeds
#2pistachio nuts
#3flax seeds
40.23%
#4peanuts
17.79%
#5coconut
7.21%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1pine nuts
48.38%
#2sunflower seeds
28.56%
#3coconut flakes
25.44%
#4hemp seeds
14.66%
#5cashew nuts
6.89%

Most Popular beverages Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with Cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1coffee
28.12%
#2smoothie
21.14%
#3water
14.92%
#4soda
10.73%
#5juice
6%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1cream soda
#2pink lemonade
#3soda water
#4turmeric shot
#5orange soda
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2juice
3.22%

Most Popular Ingredient Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular Ingredient ingredients with Cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top Ingredient Ingredients and Pairings
#1sugar
23.84%
#2dark chocolate
17.05%
#3flour
12.92%
#4chocolate chips
11.15%
#5nut flour
6.96%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1chickpea flour
#2turbinado sugar
#3lard
#4palm sugar
#5semolina
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1nougat
54.12%
#2caramel chocolate
31.18%
#3bon bon
25.44%
#4white chocolate
19.87%

Most Popular Food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular Food ingredients with Cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top Food Ingredients and Pairings
#1pastry
24.91%
#2bread
17.02%
#3cake
14.68%
#4ice cream
9.88%
#5toast
9.62%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1tart
62.88%
#2bread
47.14%
#3chocolate cake
34.52%
#4cake
27.70%
#5pastry
17.86%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2chia pudding
6.85%
#3caramel
3.72%

Most Popular food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular food ingredients with Cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1chips
23.89%
#2combination
19.05%
#3brownie
16.37%
#4pancakes
8.89%
#5meats
8.35%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1gnocchi
72.47%
#2sashimi
65.59%
#3chicken salad
65.59%
#4breakfast burrito
65.59%
#5broth
56.41%

Most Popular alcohol Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with Cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top alcohol Ingredients and Pairings
#1beer
48.71%
#2cocktail
11.75%
#3wine
9.1%
#4bitters
7.4%
#5bourbon
6.96%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1vanilla vodka
#2chardonnay
#3blanco tequila
#4raspberry liqueur
#5ketel one
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2bitters
9.8%
#3whiskey
2.2%
#4rum
0.85%

Most Popular dairy substitutes Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular dairy substitutes ingredients with Cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top dairy substitutes Ingredients and Pairings
#1nut milk
46.26%
#2almond milk
30.2%
#3coconut milk
13.13%
#4oat milk
5.62%
#5cashew milk
2.83%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1almond cheese
#2oat milk
#3soy milk
57.72%
#4coconut milk
15.70%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1cashew milk
46.47%
#2almond milk
4.77%
#3nut milk
4.46%

Most Popular vegetables Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with Cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top vegetables Ingredients and Pairings
#1greens
21.35%
#2avocado
17.13%
#3pumpkin
14.28%
#4spinach
12.42%
#5soy
7.68%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1soy
39.21%
#2spirulina
24.29%
#3spinach
20.15%
#4cauliflower
16.40%
#5greens
5.91%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1nori
86.24%
#2shiitake
80.34%
#3chipotle pepper
77.06%
#4habanero pepper
72.47%
#5rhubarb
72.47%

Most Popular fruits Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with Cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top fruits Ingredients and Pairings
#1dates
31.63%
#2apple
11.35%
#3mango
10.7%
#4orange
10.27%
#5lemon
9.84%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1nectarine
#2elderberry
#3dried fig
#4dried cherry
#5pink grapefruit
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1tamarind
90.17%
#2pomelo
77.06%
#3maracuya
77.06%
#4acai berry
66.97%
#5meyer lemon
65.59%

Most Popular grains Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with Cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top grains Ingredients and Pairings
#1granola
35.34%
#2oatmeal
19.6%
#3rice
11.87%
#4malt
6.44%
#5quinoa
6.34%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1orzo
#2linguine
#3couscous
#4beluga
#5angel hair pasta
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1grits
82.79%
#2rigatoni
65.59%
#3fruity pebbles
65.59%
#4tortellini
31.18%
#5jasmine rice
31.18%

Most Popular meat Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with Cacao, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top meat Ingredients and Pairings
#1chicken
23.84%
#2beef
17.88%
#3sausage
14.24%
#4steak
12.25%
#5bacon
9.6%