Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Chocolate popularity has changed by 27.17% over the past year. On average, Chocolate is consumed 2.93 times every year. Market adoption for Chocolate in restaurants is 49.61% and it is on 3.92% of recipes.

Chocolate plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Chocolate dishes in restaurants. December 2020 data
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Asadero Chikali (East Los Angeles, California)
Max Brenner (Nyc, New York)
Supermoon Bakehouse (New York, New York)
Martinho's Bakery & Deli (Mebane, North Carolina)

Fastest rising Chocolate pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Chocolate. December 2020 data
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#1pumpkin
#2diver scallops
#3apple
#4popcorn shrimp
#5cinnamon
50.88%
#6pecans
48.18%
#7oat milk
41.49%
#8tuna
36.34%
#9tea
26.69%
#10bourbon
23.65%

Food Market Overview for Chocolate

Chocolate Growth Over Time

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

    Chocolate consumption yearly growth rate
    27.17%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Chocolate is consumed 2.93 times on average every year
    2.93
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Chocolate represents. December 2020 data

    Market Adoption

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

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

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

    Popularity in Restaurants

    49.61%
    298,746 of 602,215 Restaurants
  • 3.92% of recipes have Chocolate

    Popularity in Recipes

    3.92%
    161,277 of 4,109,158 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Chocolate. December 2020 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. December 2020 data
Top bakery Ingredients and Pairings
#1chocolate
69.33%
#2chocolate chips
10.33%
#3sugar
4.94%
#4dark chocolate
4.91%
#5white chocolate
3.38%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1croissant dough
81.07%
#2brown sugar
33.58%
#3mocha
25.32%
#4vanilla protein
23.24%
#5white chocolate
20.81%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1sugar cones
21%
#2stevia
20.08%
#3chocolate graham crackers
13.89%
#4chickpea flour
12.01%
#5splenda
10.11%

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. December 2020 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1pastry
24.73%
#2cookie
17.14%
#3biscuit
17.14%
#4chips
15.14%
#5bread
8.45%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1boneless wing
82.56%
#2spicy tuna roll
60.74%
#3chili cheese fries
60.37%
#4dumpling wrappers
59.23%
#5minestrone soup
58.02%

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. December 2020 data
Top desserts Ingredients and Pairings
#1cake
24.79%
#2biscuits
21.58%
#3ice cream
12.41%
#4chocolate cake
9.12%
#5chocolate chip cookie
7.31%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1pumpkin pie
#2spice cake
#3caramel apple
#4apple compote
#5apple cake
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1jelly beans
56.51%
#2fortune cookie
46.89%
#3marbled rye
38.54%
#4souffle
38.11%
#5gingerbread
30.49%

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. December 2020 data
Top fruits Ingredients and Pairings
#1berries
33.33%
#2strawberries
18.87%
#3bananas
16.11%
#4blueberries
6.1%
#5lemon
6.01%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1dried apple
#2granny smith apple
#3asian pear
#4apple
#5apple chips
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1lucuma
51.74%
#2freshly juiced lemon
49.92%
#3meyer lemon
45.55%
#4kumquat
41.49%
#5longan
39.42%

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. December 2020 data
Top dairy Ingredients and Pairings
#1cream
29.71%
#2butter
27.81%
#3milk
17.48%
#4cheese
12.62%
#5yogurt
3.98%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1oaxaca cheese
70.55%
#2grana padano
65.05%
#3spinach ricotta
64.06%
#4chobani greek yogurt
58.7%
#5peach yogurt
54.89%

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. December 2020 data
Top condiments Ingredients and Pairings
#1nut butter
23.25%
#2peanut butter
20.7%
#3nutella
20.09%
#4oil
8.03%
#5honey
6.92%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1avocado mayo
73.16%
#2tomato chutney
72.1%
#3spanish olives
62.14%
#4red wine vinegar
56.43%
#5bean salsa
55.52%

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. December 2020 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1coffee