candy Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular candy dishes in restaurants
#1COTTON CANDY
Cottonhi (La, California)
#2COTTON CANDY COSMO
Uncle Bacala's Restaurant (Garden City Park, New York)
#3CANDY YAMS GREENS CORN BREAD
Roscoe's House Of Chicken & Waffles (Long Beach, California)
#4CANDY APPLE FRENCH TOAST
Over Easy Cafe (Chicago, Illinois)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with candy
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve candy

1.31%

2,007 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online candy recipes

0.16%

2,595 of 1,606,506 Recipes

Overview

candy Growth Over Time How candy has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1800.10.20.30.40.50.60.70.8
Year Over Year CANDY growth or decline vs one year ago
26.26%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of candy per consumer
2.05
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

1.31%

2,007 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online candy recipes

0.16%

2,595 of 1,606,506 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
30.59%
#2sugar
25.54%
#3pastry
6.95%
#4sprinkles
5.52%
#5cookies
4.33%
#6white chocolate
3.85%
#7cupcakes
3.75%
#8lollipop
3.47%
#9chocolate cake
3.2%
#10oreos
3%
#11donuts
2.93%
#12cornbread
1.57%
#13pie
1.53%
#14bread
1.26%
#15chocolate bar
0.99%
#16praline
0.48%
#17pretzels
0.44%
#18chocolate chips
0.31%
#19gingerbread cookies
0.17%
#20bagels
0.14%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cornbread
#2bagels
#3donuts
#4praline
#5gingerbread cookies
#6oreos
29.49%
#7chocolate cake
4.00%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
52.05%
#2chocolate bar
50.88%
#3pretzels
50.86%
#4chocolate chips
44.67%
#5pie
42.94%
#6cupcakes
35.22%
#7cookies
34.16%
#8sugar
30.04%
#9pastry
24.36%
#10cake
16.07%
#11sprinkles
15.25%
#12lollipop
13.55%
#13white chocolate
13.45%
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
87.97%
#2vanilla
4.36%
#3peppermint
2.83%
#4matcha
1.74%
#5cocoa
1.41%
#6cinnamon
1.17%
#7sea salt
0.52%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1sea salt
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1matcha
41.33%
#2cocoa
30.29%
#3chocolate
24.38%
#4vanilla
21.04%
#5cinnamon
14.76%
#6peppermint
7.43%
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
78.63%
#2popcorn
8.02%
#3ice
4.29%
#4salad
3.91%
#5hamburger
2.58%
#6eggs
1.91%
#7tacos
0.67%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1tacos
#2eggs
14.12%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1hamburger
70.42%
#2ice
55.31%
#3popcorn
38.76%
#4ice cream
16.75%
#5salad
10.28%
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
81.36%
#2tea
9%
#3smoothie
3.39%
#4juice
2.74%
#5water
2.22%
#6coca cola
1.3%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1coca cola
#2water
#3coffee
#4juice
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1tea
23.92%
#2smoothie
9.46%
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
45.87%
#2nutella
26.4%
#3honey
16.17%
#4cbd
11.55%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1cbd
72.90%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1honey
67.35%
#2peanut butter
25.57%
#3nutella
9.71%
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
#1pumpkin
31.74%
#2green gram
27.65%
#3cannabis
16.72%
#4peanuts
13.31%
#5peanut
9.9%
#6avocado
0.68%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1avocado
79.82%
#2cannabis
19.88%
#3pumpkin
19.64%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1peanuts
67.4%
#2green gram
31.65%
#3peanut
19.45%
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
#1cream
29.12%
#2cheese
24.9%
#3milk
19.92%
#4cream butter
16.09%
#5butter
9.96%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1cream butter
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1butter
51.59%
#2cream
24.3%
#3milk
21.53%
#4cheese
0.66%
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
#1bacon
31.12%
#2chicken
21.94%
#3hot dogs
13.78%
#4pork
12.76%
#5turkey
11.73%
#6steak
8.67%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1hot dogs
#2steak
60.45%
#3turkey
58.21%
#4pork
8.93%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1chicken
28.4%
#2bacon
12.64%
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
44.5%
#2sour ale
27.23%
#3champagne
14.66%
#4cocktail
13.61%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
47.38%
#2cocktail
9.55%
#3sour ale
7.89%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1champagne
37.04%
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
46%
#2apple
44%
#3grapes
10%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1grapes
#2strawberries
47.71%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1apple
45.29%
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
73.33%
#2almonds
26.67%
Fastest Falling nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1almonds
27.89%
#2coconut
17.01%

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
fitness
17.60%
snack
11.61%
weight loss
2.22%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with candy over time
Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1800.511.522.533.544.55
  • vegan
  • clean eating
  • gluten free
  • vegetarian

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

1.31%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature candy

ice cream shop

29 %
candy Pricing Analysis Average price of candy across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$8.05$5.82$8.68$11.4$18.82AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular candy Dishes The most notable variations of candy served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Cotton Candy CottonHiLaCalifornia
#2 Cotton Candy Cosmo Uncle Bacala's RestaurantGarden City ParkNew York
#3 Candy Yams Greens Corn Bread Roscoe's House of Chicken & WafflesLong BeachCalifornia
#4 Candy Apple French Toast Over Easy CafeChicagoIllinois
#5 Meat Candy Beef Burnt Ends Butcher BarNycNew York
#6 Milk Chocolate Crown Candy Hash Crown Candy KitchenSt. LouisMissouri
#7 Ice Cream Flavors Cotton Candy Maggie Moo's Ice Cream and Treatery Sugar LandSugar LandTexas
#8 Grilled Asparagus Duck Egg Feta Bacon Candy Foie Gras Hollandaise Truffle Oil VirtùScottsdaleArizona
#9 Spun Cotton Candy Lulu California BistroPalm SpringsCalifornia
#10 Deep Fried Candy Bars LunchboxNycNew York
Menu Items How many total instances of candy found in restaurants across the country
3,358
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of candy variations on a restaurant's menu
1.67

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online candy recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for candy
2,595
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use candy as an ingredient
1,183
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of candy recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
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Candy cane chocolate cheesecake bars from

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Cucumber smoked salmon appetizer candy from Have another bite

3

Vegan Candy Cane Meringue Kisses from Wallflower Kitchen

4

Healthy Homemade Nougat Candy Bars (aka 3 Musketeerz) from dessertswithbenefits.com

5

Homemade Gummy Candy (sugar free) from Whole New Mom

6

The BEST EVER Polar Bear Paws (See's Candy Copycat) from The Domestic Rebel

7

Easy Crock Pot Candy from LemonsforLulu.com

8

Paleo & Vegan Cashew Caramel Clusters (Turtle Candy) from The Paleo Running Momma

9

2-Ingredient Protein Candy – Chickpea and Chocolate Clusters from Nest and Glow

10

Easy Homemade Divinity Candy from The Domestic Rebel