Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Chocolate popularity has changed by 4.89% over the past year. On average, Chocolate is consumed 2.97 times every year. Market adoption for Chocolate in restaurants is 52.54% and it is on 3.94% of recipes.

Chocolate plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Chocolate dishes in restaurants. June 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)
Vaccaro's Italian Pastry Shop-little Italy (Baltimore, Maryland)

Fastest rising Chocolate pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Chocolate. June 2021 data
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#1cake
16.24%
#2berries
15.16%
#3beer
14.21%
#4butter
11.48%
#5water
9.17%
#6cream
9.06%
#7tea
5.88%
#8cookie
3.85%
#9biscuits
3.02%

Food Market Overview for Chocolate

Chocolate Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Chocolate related conversations over the past year. June 2021 Data
Feb '20Mar '20Apr '20May '20Jun '20Jul '20Aug '20Sep '20Oct '20Nov '20Dec '20Jan '21Feb '21Mar '2100.511.522.533.54
  • Annual Growth

    Chocolate consumption yearly growth rate
    4.89%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Chocolate is consumed 2.97 times on average every year
    2.97
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Chocolate represents. June 2021 data

    Market Adoption

  • The popularity of Chocolate 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 Chocolate

    Popularity in Restaurants

    52.54%
    326,774 of 621,918 Restaurants
  • 3.94% of recipes have Chocolate

    Popularity in Recipes

    3.94%
    186,656 of 4,735,453 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Chocolate. June 2021 data

Most Popular raw ingredients Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular raw ingredients ingredients with Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2021 data
Top raw ingredients Ingredients and Pairings
#1chocolate
52.51%
#2berries
7.8%
#3chocolate chips
7.27%
#4cream
5.88%
#5butter
5.74%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1mistletoe
87.88%
#2lemon verbena
86.72%
#3delicata squash
85.61%
#4pumpkin spice
82.89%
#5salsa roja
82.84%

Most Popular prepared food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular prepared food ingredients with Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2021 data
Top prepared food Ingredients and Pairings
#1cake
22.65%
#2cookie
14.96%
#3biscuits
13.85%
#4chips
11.75%
#5chocolate cake
7.93%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1peking duck
92.23%
#2pumpkin pie
81.24%
#3chapati
80.94%
#4stewed tomato
79.72%
#5pav bhaji
79.28%

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. June 2021 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1coffee
33.86%
#2hot chocolate
14.69%
#3beer
12.29%
#4tea
8.4%
#5water
7.33%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1eggnog
92.6%
#2stella artois
87.25%
#3pale lager
79.9%
#4ginger shot
78.34%
#5blackberry liqueur
72.12%

Diets & Traits

Uncover the primary dietary motivations behind consumer preferences for Chocolate

Diets Over Time

The dietary references with Chocolate over time. June 2021 data
Mar '20Apr '20May '20Jun '20Jul '20Aug '20Sep '20Oct '20Nov '20Dec '20Jan '21Feb '21Mar '2102.557.51012.51517.52022.52527.5
  • nut free
  • grain free
  • vegan
  • lactose free

Most popular Chocolate related motivations

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

    6.20%
  • snack

    5.78%
  • protein

    4.51%

Restaurant Trends Analysis

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

Chocolate Pricing Analysis

Track the average price of Chocolate dishes across all price tiers. June 2021 data
$6.34$4.35$8.13$14.28$19.31AVG$$$$$$$$$$
  • Restaurant Penetration

    52.54% of restaurants serve. June 2021 data
    52.54%
  • Foodservice Cuisine Penetration

    The cuisine that offers Chocolate the most. June 2021 data
    fast food restaurant
    26%
  • Restaurant Menu Analysis

    3510359 of menu items containing Chocolate. June 2021 data
    3,510,359
  • Dish Count Per Menu

    The average number of Chocolate dishes found in menus. June 2021 data
    10.74

Most Popular Chocolate Dishes

Most popular Chocolate posts from restaurants. June 2021 data
Max Brenner (New York, New York)
Supermoon Bakehouse (New York, New York)
Annie May's Sweet Cafe (St. Matthews, Kentucky)
Vaccaro's Italian Pastry Shop-little Italy (Baltimore, Maryland)

Home Cooking

Discover Chocolate penetration in home cooking