Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Chocolate popularity has changed by 10.24% over the past year. On average, Chocolate is consumed 2.7 times every year. Market adoption for Chocolate in restaurants is 46.65% and it is on 3.95% of recipes.

Chocolate plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Chocolate dishes in restaurants. September 2020 data
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Vaccaro's Italian Pastry Shop-little Italy (Baltimore, Maryland)
Max Brenner (Nyc, New York)
Olive Garden (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Supermoon Bakehouse (New York, New York)

Fastest rising Chocolate pairings

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

Chocolate Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Chocolate related conversations over the past year. September 2020 Data
May '19Jun '19Jul '19Aug '19Sep '19Oct '19Nov '19Dec '19Jan '20Feb '20Mar '20Apr '20May '20Jun '20Jul '2000.250.50.7511.251.51.7522.252.52.753
  • Annual Growth

    Chocolate consumption yearly growth rate
    10.24%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Chocolate is consumed 2.7 times on average every year
    2.7
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Chocolate represents. September 2020 data

    Market Adoption

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

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

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

    Popularity in Restaurants

    46.65%
    256,343 of 549,475 Restaurants
  • 3.95% of recipes have Chocolate

    Popularity in Recipes

    3.95%
    143,592 of 3,635,380 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Chocolate. September 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. September 2020 data
Top spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings
#1chocolate
78.49%
#2vanilla
7.21%
#3salt
3.98%
#4cinnamon
2.75%
#5cocoa
2.19%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1poblano chili
#2herbs de provence
#3celery salt
#4sweet basil
#5adobo
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1pasilla pepper
77.88%
#2italian herbs
66.82%
#3shiso
61.29%
#4za atar
59.16%
#5lemon basil
59.16%

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. September 2020 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1pastry
23.23%
#2cookie
16.16%
#3chips
14.79%
#4french fries
14.79%
#5ice cream
8.64%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1bbq chicken pizza
85.25%
#2rustic bread
85.25%
#3hawaiian pizza
82.3%
#4rigatoni pasta
77.88%
#5fusilli
70.5%

Most Popular desserts Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular desserts ingredients with Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top desserts Ingredients and Pairings
#1cake
26.51%
#2biscuits
23.98%
#3chocolate cake
9.88%
#4chocolate chip cookie
8.32%
#5caramel
6.88%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1sweet potato pie
#2fruit sours
#3banana bread
#4peanut butter cookie
84.79%
#5strawberry cheesecake
83.10%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1fortune cookie
74.19%
#2shaved ice
60.45%
#3gelato
58.06%
#4tapioca pearls
55.76%
#5mcflurry
51.33%

Most Popular bakery Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular bakery ingredients with Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top bakery Ingredients and Pairings
#1chocolate chips
31.76%
#2dark chocolate
15.14%
#3sugar
15.1%
#4white chocolate
9.76%
#5frosting
6.63%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1icing sugar
#2bread flour
#3semolina
#4turbinado sugar
#5brown sugar
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1croissant dough
55.76%
#2sugar cones
39.17%
#3mexican chocolate
26.4%
#4lollipop
10.9%
#5caramel chocolate
6.07%

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. September 2020 data
Top fruits Ingredients and Pairings
#1berries
33.31%
#2strawberries
18.7%
#3bananas
17.05%
#4blueberries
5.81%
#5lemon
5.66%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1freshly juiced lemon
#2sweet cherries
#3dried cranberries
76.97%
#4quince
76.97%
#5mission figs
76.97%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1bitter orange
48.38%
#2lychees
43.76%
#3acai berry
43.12%
#4honeydew melon
41.01%
#5bergamot
31.93%

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. September 2020 data
Top dairy Ingredients and Pairings
#1cream
29.36%
#2butter
28.33%
#3milk
18%
#4cheese
12.23%
#5yogurt
4.1%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1chihuahua cheese
#2colby cheese
#3velveeta
#4danish blue
#5neufchatel
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1chevre
79.18%
#2oaxaca cheese
70.5%
#3spinach ricotta
64.61%
#4italian cheese
60.67%
#5romano
44.7%

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. September 2020 data
Top condiments Ingredients and Pairings
#1nut butter
23.08%
#2peanut butter
20.25%
#3nutella
19.84%
#4oil
8.44%
#5honey
6.79%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1maple syrup
58.04%
#2coconut oil
42.03%
#3oil
41.72%
#4chocolate peanut butter
36.03%
#5nut butter
34.15%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1tahini sauce
91.15%
#2italian dressing
87.36%
#3mint sauce
85.25%
#4onion jam
85.25%
#5zhoug
82.3%

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. September 2020 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1coffee
36.59%
#2hot chocolate
13.27%
#3soda
11.53%
#4tea
8.01%
#5water
7.63%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1eggnog
63.13%
#2chamomile tea
49.44%
#3diet pepsi
46.91%
#4purified water
41.01%
#5carrot juice
41.01%

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. September 2020 data
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients and Pairings
#1peanuts
24.17%
#2coconut
21.87%
#3almonds
21.05%
#4pecans
6.66%
#5hazelnuts
6.32%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1flax seeds
63.39%
#2walnuts
58.39%
#3pecans
45.06%
#4macadamia nuts
33.69%
#5peanuts
31.59%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1mustard seeds
41.01%
#2pine nuts
25.49%
#3chestnuts
13.09%
#4pistachios
10.09%
#5hazelnuts
5.06%

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. September 2020 data
Top alcohol Ingredients and Pairings
#1beer
36.46%
#2wine
26.46%
#3rose
7.65%
#4bourbon
7.49%
#5bitters
5.23%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1coors light
#2corona beer
#3pernod
#4american lager
#5raspberry liqueur
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1ketel one
91.15%
#2mexican beer
79.58%
#3rice wine
70.5%
#4sambuca
70.5%
#5campari
67.3%

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. September 2020 data
Top vegetables Ingredients and Pairings
#1beans
15.24%
#2pumpkin
14.84%
#3greens
12.9%
#4potatoes
11.94%
#5truffles
11.77%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1enoki
87.36%
#2bibb lettuce
85.25%
#3water chestnuts
85.25%
#4frisee
83.91%
#5watermelon radish
77.88%

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. September 2020 data
Top grains Ingredients and Pairings
#1oats
24.48%
#2oatmeal
17.77%
#3rice
13.14%
#4pasta
12.57%
#5granola
10.87%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1udon noodles
85.25%
#2tagliatelle
76.71%
#3cavatappi
55.76%
#4buckwheat noodles
55.76%
#5rice puffs
47.95%

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. September 2020 data
Top meat Ingredients and Pairings
#1chicken
24.56%
#2bacon
15.25%
#3sausage
14.84%
#4steak
14.3%
#5beef
9.99%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1genoa salami
#2andouille sausage
#3deli ham
#4flank
#5flank steak