Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Chocolate popularity has changed by 11.51% over the past year. On average, Chocolate is consumed 2.89 times every year. Market adoption for Chocolate in restaurants is 48.39% and it is on 3.91% of recipes.

Chocolate plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Chocolate dishes in restaurants. July 2020 data
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Supermoon Bakehouse (New York, New York)
Max Brenner (Nyc, New York)
Vaccaro's Italian Pastry Shop-little Italy (Baltimore, Maryland)
Spoon Dessert Cafe (Virginia Beach, Virginia)

Fastest rising Chocolate pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Chocolate. July 2020 data
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#1baby shrimp
#2atlantic salmon
#3oatmeal
89.50%
#4oil
83.13%
#5pumpkin
79.88%
#6soda
78.03%
#7chocolate chips
77.25%
#8chips
75.61%
#9water
65.61%
#10herring
65.06%

Food Market Overview for Chocolate

Chocolate Growth Over Time

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

    Chocolate consumption yearly growth rate
    11.51%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Chocolate is consumed 2.89 times on average every year
    2.89
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Chocolate represents. July 2020 data

    Market Adoption

  • The popularity of Chocolate 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 Chocolate

    Popularity in Restaurants

    48.39%
    268,407 of 554,731 Restaurants
  • 3.91% of recipes have Chocolate

    Popularity in Recipes

    3.91%
    134,849 of 3,452,628 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Chocolate. July 2020 data

Most Popular spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings
#1chocolate
78.66%
#2vanilla
7.15%
#3salt
3.82%
#4cinnamon
2.71%
#5cocoa
2.16%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1morton salt
#2holy basil
#3spice rub
#4kosher salt
#5peppermint oil
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1methi
81.24%
#2poblano chili
74.99%
#3carob
69.87%
#4lemon verbena
64.99%
#5arabica
59.87%

Most Popular Food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular Food ingredients with Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top Food Ingredients and Pairings
#1pastry
27.92%
#2cake
21.68%
#3ice cream
11.26%
#4bread
9.47%
#5chocolate cake
7.94%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1fortune cookie
71.54%
#2pumpernickel bread
67.85%
#3gelato
67.58%
#4soft serve
62.82%
#5apple compote
62.49%

Most Popular food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular food ingredients with Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1chips
35.96%
#2meats
14.95%
#3brownie
11.89%
#4cheese cake
7.18%
#5pancakes
6.52%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1patty melt
87.5%
#2patacon
81.24%
#3wonton soup
81.24%
#4grilled chicken sandwich
78.56%
#5grilled chicken salad
74.99%

Most Popular Ingredient Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular Ingredient ingredients with Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top Ingredient Ingredients and Pairings
#1chocolate chips
32.47%
#2dark chocolate
16.51%
#3sugar
16.35%
#4white chocolate
10.89%
#5flour
6.28%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1turbinado sugar
#2bread flour
#3baking soda
#4brown sugar
#5semolina
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1lollipop
53.83%
#2lard
46.41%
#3nougat
30.24%
#4bon bon
26.24%
#5caramel chocolate
21.35%

Most Popular dairy Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top dairy Ingredients and Pairings
#1cream
30.1%
#2butter
27.22%
#3milk
17.56%
#4cheese
12.44%
#5yogurt
3.97%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1farmer cheese
78.56%
#2dahi
53.83%
#3camembert
48.42%
#4organic milk
42.29%
#5stilton
32.48%

Most Popular condiments Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top condiments Ingredients and Pairings
#1nut butter
22.52%
#2nutella
21.64%
#3peanut butter
19.98%
#4oil
8.12%
#5honey
6.81%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2nutella
19.57%

Most Popular beverages Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1coffee
37.97%
#2hot chocolate
13.05%
#3soda
10.8%
#4tea
8.11%
#5water
7.01%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1peach nectar
#2turmeric shot
#3tonic water
#4grape juice
#5instant coffee
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1mountain dew
83.92%
#2carrot juice
67.85%
#3lemon lime soda
62.49%
#4aperol spritz
48.06%
#5tomato juice
47.48%

Most Popular alcohol Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top alcohol Ingredients and Pairings
#1beer
32.78%
#2wine
22.61%
#3cocktail
15.09%
#4rose
6.72%
#5bourbon
6.58%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1peach schnapps
#2michelob
#3tuaca
#4michelob ultra
#5citrus vodka
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1chianti
71.42%
#2ginger liqueur
62.49%
#3peach vodka
62.49%
#4grappa
54.98%
#5apple brandy
52.61%

Most Popular nuts and seeds Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients and Pairings
#1peanuts
41.78%
#2coconut
38.88%
#3chia
6.81%
#4flax seeds
2.83%
#5coconut flakes
2.29%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1pecan nuts
71.26%
#2flax seeds
65.90%
#3pumpkin seeds
54.82%
#4coconut flakes
43.04%
#5peanuts
42.45%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1pine nuts
17.36%

Most Popular fruits Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top fruits Ingredients and Pairings
#1lemon
19.95%
#2apple
18.2%
#3orange
15.92%
#4dates
13.56%
#5mango
7.87%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1nectarine
#2elderberry
#3apple chips
#4dried cranberries
#5cantaloupe
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1maracuya
60.61%
#2pomelo
59.6%
#3longan
49.98%
#4jackfruit
44.07%
#5tamarind
42.63%

Most Popular vegetables Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top vegetables Ingredients and Pairings
#1pumpkin
22.76%
#2greens
19.31%
#3avocado
12.92%
#4onion
8.12%
#5corn
8.12%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1pumpkin
79.88%
#2zucchini
76.66%
#3onion
40.42%
#4spinach
31.86%
#5corn
17.30%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1turnip greens
89.65%
#2lotus roots
87.5%
#3kohlrabi
79.54%
#4turnip
58.39%
#5endive
57.13%

Most Popular grains Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top grains Ingredients and Pairings
#1oatmeal
21.97%
#2rice
18.03%
#3pasta
17.76%
#4granola
14.21%
#5malt
9.21%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1raisin bran
#2angel hair pasta
#3bulgur
#4beluga
#5red rice
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1cavatappi
74.99%
#3farfalle pasta
62.49%
#4black rice
53.55%
#5amaranth
44.33%

Most Popular meat Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. July 2020 data
Top meat Ingredients and Pairings
#1chicken
24.44%
#2bacon
15.41%
#3steak
14.87%
#4sausage
14.61%
#5beef
10.23%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1goat meat
81.24%
#2bone marrow
67.85%
#3rotisserie chicken
65.23%
#4chicharron
63.5%
#5marrow
60.99%

Most Popular dairy substitutes Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular dairy substitutes ingredients with Chocolate, 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
43.49%
#2almond milk
31.13%
#3coconut milk
11.48%
#4oat milk
6.62%
#5cashew milk
2.21%