Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Chicken Nuggets popularity has changed by -13.26% over the past year. On average, Chicken Nuggets is consumed 1.29 times every year. Market adoption for Chicken Nuggets in restaurants is 7.11% and it is on 0.03% of recipes.

Chicken Nuggets plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Chicken Nuggets dishes in restaurants. June 2021 data
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Wendy's (Lee, New Hampshire)
The Nugget Spot (Nyc, New York)
Mcdonald's (San Diego, California)
Nobles (Baltimore, Maryland)

Fastest rising Chicken Nuggets pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Chicken Nuggets. June 2021 data
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#1leafy greens
29.81%
#2bread
23.88%
#3juice
18.00%
#4coffee
10.56%
#5fruit juice
10.49%
#6fried chicken
4.44%
#7mac & cheese
3.22%
#8chicken
3.22%
#9cheese
1.47%

Food Market Overview for Chicken Nuggets

Chicken Nuggets Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Chicken Nuggets related conversations over the past year. June 2021 Data
Feb '20Mar '20Apr '20May '20Jun '20Jul '20Aug '20Sep '20Oct '20Nov '20Dec '20Jan '21Feb '21Mar '2100.0050.010.0150.020.0250.030.0350.04
  • Annual Growth

    Chicken Nuggets consumption yearly growth rate
    -13.26%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Chicken Nuggets is consumed 1.29 times on average every year
    1.29
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Chicken Nuggets represents. June 2021 data

    Market Adoption

  • The popularity of Chicken Nuggets 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 Chicken Nuggets

    Popularity in Restaurants

    7.11%
    44,215 of 621,918 Restaurants
  • 0.03% of recipes have Chicken Nuggets

    Popularity in Recipes

    0.03%
    1,525 of 4,735,453 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Chicken Nuggets. June 2021 data

Most Popular prepared food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular prepared food ingredients with Chicken Nuggets, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2021 data
Top prepared food Ingredients and Pairings
#1chicken nuggets
60.62%
#2mac & cheese
8.6%
#3hamburger
5.7%
#4bread
4.89%
#5fried chicken
4.78%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1burrito
77.38%
#2garlic bread
74.5%
#3cheese fries
70.31%
#4whopper
69.84%
#5cheese pizza
68.48%

Most Popular raw ingredients Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular raw ingredients ingredients with Chicken Nuggets, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2021 data
Top raw ingredients Ingredients and Pairings
#1chicken
61.73%
#2cheese
9.69%
#3leafy greens
5.2%
#4eggs
3.83%
#5potatoes
3.59%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1brisket
75.61%
#2lobster
75.03%
#3arugula
72.5%
#4melon
66.6%
#5egg whites
62.84%

Most Popular beverages Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with Chicken Nuggets, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2021 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1water
15.77%
#2juice
15.63%
#3coffee
13.59%
#4beer
11.61%
#5soda
10.03%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1smirnoff
#2mexican beer
#3nitro coffee
#4curacao
#5pineapple juice
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1boba
74.95%
#2cider
74.73%
#3mcflurry
72.36%
#4energy drinks
71.95%
#5apple cider
64.93%

Diets & Traits

Uncover the primary dietary motivations behind consumer preferences for Chicken Nuggets

Diets Over Time

The dietary references with Chicken Nuggets over time. June 2021 data
Mar '20Apr '20May '20Jun '20Jul '20Aug '20Sep '20Oct '20Nov '20Dec '20Jan '21Feb '21Mar '2101.252.53.7556.257.58.751011.2512.513.7515
  • grain free
  • nut free
  • vegan
  • lactose free

Most popular Chicken Nuggets related motivations

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

    7.27%
  • snack

    6.28%
  • protein

    3.38%

Restaurant Trends Analysis

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

Chicken Nuggets Pricing Analysis

Track the average price of Chicken Nuggets dishes across all price tiers. June 2021 data
$7.32$7.37$6.98$8.74$8.12AVG$$$$$$$$$$
  • Restaurant Penetration

    7.11% of restaurants serve. June 2021 data
    7.11%
  • Foodservice Cuisine Penetration

    The cuisine that offers Chicken Nuggets the most. June 2021 data
    fast food restaurant
    84%
  • Restaurant Menu Analysis

    401307 of menu items containing Chicken Nuggets. June 2021 data
    401,307
  • Dish Count Per Menu

    The average number of Chicken Nuggets dishes found in menus. June 2021 data
    9.08

Most Popular Chicken Nuggets Dishes

Most popular Chicken Nuggets posts from restaurants. June 2021 data
Wendy's (Lee, New Hampshire)
The Nugget Spot (Nyc, New York)
Mcdonald's (San Diego, California)
Nobles (Baltimore, Maryland)

Home Cooking

Discover Chicken Nuggets penetration in home cooking

Most Popular Recipes

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