candy Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular candy dishes in restaurants
#1MAN CANDY BURGER
Ignite Kitchen + Cocktails (Denver, Colorado)
#2BACON CANDY SALAD
Copper Pot Chicken Co. (Rockville Centre, New York)
#3CANDY BAR
Perrine (Nyc, New York)
#4COTTON CANDY COSMO
Uncle Bacala's Restaurant (Garden City Park, New York)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with candy
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve candy

1.52%

2,697 of 177,783 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online candy recipes

0.15%

3,040 of 1,979,825 Recipes

Overview

candy Growth Over Time How candy has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '19Apr '19May '1900.10.20.30.40.50.60.7
Year Over Year CANDY growth or decline vs one year ago
6.7%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of candy per consumer
2.15
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that candy represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of candy 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 candy

1.52%

2,697 of 177,783 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online candy recipes

0.15%

3,040 of 1,979,825 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

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

bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with candy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cake
32.45%
#2sugar
23%
#3pastry
5.96%
#4cookies
4.58%
#5cornbread
4.18%
#6white chocolate
3.96%
#7cupcakes
3.82%
#8oreos
3.6%
#9donuts
3.23%
#10dark chocolate
3.05%
#11lollipop
3.02%
#12chocolate cake
2.65%
#13chocolate bar
1.74%
#14praline
1.49%
#15brownies
1.42%
#16icing
1.2%
#17whip cream
0.65%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cornbread
#2praline
#3whip cream
#4icing
#5donuts
#6white chocolate
32.45%
#7cookies
29.14%
#8cupcakes
15.01%
#9cake
6.71%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1chocolate bar
57.37%
#2chocolate cake
41.29%
#3lollipop
36.56%
#4brownies
28.16%
#5oreos
20.56%
#6sugar
6.26%
#7pastry
5.85%
#8dark chocolate
5.58%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with candy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
#2vanilla
4.46%
#3matcha
1.24%
#4cocoa
1.1%
#5cinnamon
1.06%
#6cacao
0.66%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1cacao
#2chocolate
13.92%
#3vanilla
0.78%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1matcha
39.01%
#2cocoa
34.15%
#3cinnamon
29.29%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with candy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1ice cream
80.74%
#2popcorn
8.88%
#3ice
5.09%
#4salad
4.39%
#5tacos
0.9%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1tacos
#2popcorn
17.65%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1salad
64.08%
#2ice cream
10.43%
#3ice
4.44%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with candy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
79.45%
#2black tea
6.68%
#3club soda
3.74%
#4water
2.94%
#5coca cola
2.53%
#6smoothie
2.43%
#7juice
2.23%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1coca cola
#2coffee
#3water
#4club soda
49.02%
#5juice
29.31%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1smoothie
33.45%
#2black tea
2.56%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with candy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1peanut butter
43.52%
#2nutella
27.24%
#3cbd
15.61%
#4honey
13.62%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1cbd
57.78%
#2nutella
26.61%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1honey
46.95%
#2peanut butter
8.18%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with candy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
29.6%
#2cream
23.2%
#3cream butter
19.6%
#4milk
18.8%
#5yogurt
8.8%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1milk
38.84%
#2cream butter
2.08%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
27.19%
#2yogurt
20.98%
#3cream
6.1%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with candy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1strawberries
38.1%
#2apple
31.55%
#3watermelon
15.48%
#4pineapple
14.88%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1watermelon
40.91%
#2apple
19.49%
#3strawberries
3.56%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1pineapple
12.09%
meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with candy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
40.79%
#2bacon
40.79%
#3pork
18.42%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1pork
0.80%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1bacon
22.82%
#2chicken
9.15%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with candy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
57.24%
#2cocktail
17.24%
#3champagne
13.79%
#4liquor
11.72%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1liquor
#2cocktail
84.08%
#3wine
71.56%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1champagne
21.63%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with candy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1cannabis
38.54%
#2peanuts
32.29%
#3peanut
29.17%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1peanuts
42.82%
#2cannabis
35.35%
#3peanut
34.15%
nuts and seeds Trends Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with candy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
70.67%
#2pecans
29.33%
Fastest Rising nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1pecans
#2coconut
18.02%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with candy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1fish
57.14%
#2shrimp
42.86%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1shrimp
#2fish
73.35%

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 candy compared to all other dishes
snack
14.41%
fitness
14.29%
weight loss
2.23%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with candy over time
May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '19Apr '19May '1900.511.522.533.544.55
  • vegan
  • gluten free
  • vegetarian
  • clean eating

Restaurant Analysis

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

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve candy

1.52%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature candy

candy store

29 %
candy Pricing Analysis Average price of candy across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$8.81$5.84$10.28$10.34$15.96AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular candy Dishes The most notable variations of candy served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Man Candy Burger Ignite Kitchen + CocktailsDenverColorado
#2 Bacon Candy Salad Copper Pot Chicken Co.Rockville CentreNew York
#3 Candy Bar PerrineNycNew York
#4 Cotton Candy Cosmo Uncle Bacala's RestaurantGarden City ParkNew York
#5 Pig Candy Urban GriddleElizabethNew Jersey
#6 Candy Roll Sushi MatsuriCity Of Gainesville Municipal BoundariesFlorida
#7 Door County Cherry Balls Candy Al Johnson's Swedish Restaurant & ButikSister BayWisconsin
#8 Candy Apple French Toast Over Easy CafeChicagoIllinois
#9 Cookies Candy Bars Fairhope ChocolateFairhopeAlabama
#10 Cotton Candy Circus Shake Big Daddy'sNycNew York
Menu Items How many total instances of candy found in restaurants across the country
8,087
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of candy variations on a restaurant's menu
3

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online candy recipes and their penetration