Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Chocolate popularity has changed by 12.81% over the past year. On average, Chocolate is consumed 2.83 times every year. Market adoption for Chocolate in restaurants is 52.69% and it is on 3.94% of recipes.

Chocolate plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Chocolate dishes in restaurants. March 2021 data
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Max Brenner (New York, New York)
Supermoon Bakehouse (New York, New York)
Annie May's Sweet Cafe (St. Matthews, Kentucky)
Bellemore (Chicago, Illinois)

Fastest rising Chocolate pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Chocolate. March 2021 data
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#1sprouted tofu
#2rose
#3hot chocolate
66.98%
#4impossible burger
60.55%
#5wine
43.88%
#6pack
35.59%
#7sausage
31.65%
#8strawberries
30.31%
#9crab
29.52%
#10tea
28.14%

Food Market Overview for Chocolate

Chocolate Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Chocolate related conversations over the past year. March 2021 Data
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  • Annual Growth

    Chocolate consumption yearly growth rate
    12.81%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Chocolate is consumed 2.83 times on average every year
    2.83
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Chocolate represents. March 2021 data

    Market Adoption

  • The popularity of Chocolate at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average. March 2021 data

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

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

    Popularity in Restaurants

    52.69%
    314,557 of 597,012 Restaurants

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Chocolate. March 2021 data

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. March 2021 data
Top bakery Ingredients and Pairings
#1chocolate
69.67%
#2chocolate chips
9.82%
#3sugar
5.18%
#4dark chocolate
5.04%
#5white chocolate
3.38%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1croissant dough
#2pea protein
67.28%
#3milk chocolate
35.88%
#4vanilla protein
29.76%
#5bon bon
25.82%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1sugar cones
72.49%
#2chocolate graham crackers
21.73%
#3stevia
16.92%
#4whole wheat flour
15.39%
#5vanilla sugar
8.39%

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. March 2021 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1pastry
26.14%
#2cookie
18.11%
#3biscuits
18.11%
#4chips
15.43%
#5bread
8.8%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1bread croutons
85.22%
#2pumpernickel bread
67.03%
#3refried black beans
61.04%
#4corn tacos
53.41%
#5peking duck
51.3%

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. March 2021 data
Top desserts Ingredients and Pairings
#1cake
24.82%
#2biscuits
21.59%
#3ice cream
11.41%
#4chocolate cake
9.22%
#5chocolate chip cookie
6.88%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1marbled rye
64.84%
#2red velvet cake
57.93%
#3cake pop
37.76%
#4strawberry shortcake
32.65%
#5chocolate truffles
30.62%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1pumpkin pie
67.58%
#2soft serve
46.13%
#3shaved ice
45.33%
#4mcflurry
44.67%
#5sorbet
43.78%

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. March 2021 data
Top dairy Ingredients and Pairings
#1butter
28.21%
#2cream
28.13%
#3milk
18.98%
#4cheese
12.47%
#5yogurt
4.28%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1oaxaca cheese
62.4%
#2chevre
41.02%
#3buffalo mozzarella
39.46%
#4dahi
35.34%
#5cojita cheese
35.06%

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. March 2021 data
Top fruits Ingredients and Pairings
#1berries
32.91%
#2strawberries
18.24%
#3bananas
16.88%
#4blueberries
5.78%
#5apple
5.55%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1meyer lemon
87.90%
#2kaffir lime
79.83%
#3soursop
77.80%
#4tangerine
60.23%
#5bitter orange
60.08%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1nectarine
63.37%
#2maracuya
53.46%
#3gooseberry
43.8%
#4cantaloupe
37.46%
#5watermelon
32.54%

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. March 2021 data
Top condiments Ingredients and Pairings
#1nut butter
22.91%
#2nutella
20.43%
#3peanut butter
20.13%
#4oil
8.84%
#5honey
7%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1tomato relish
76.96%
#2miso sauce
68.94%
#3