Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Christmas popularity has changed by -1282.12% over the past year. On average, Christmas is consumed 1.68 times every year. Market adoption for Christmas in restaurants is 1.24% and it is on 0.28% of recipes.

Christmas plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Christmas dishes in restaurants. March 2021 data
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Stonefire Grill (Brea, California)
Houlihan's (Odenton, Maryland)
Ok Cookie Momster (Tulsa, Oklahoma)
Tengda Asian Bistro - Katonah (Town Of Bedford, New York)

Fastest rising Christmas pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Christmas. March 2021 data
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#1milk thistle
#2water
#3tofu
#4greens
#5rice
#6chicken
#7beans
87.77%
#8oil
84.13%
#9seitan
77.48%
#10grasshopper
75.51%

Food Market Overview for Christmas

Christmas Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Christmas related conversations over the past year. March 2021 Data
Dec '19Jan '20Feb '20Mar '20Apr '20May '20Jun '20Jul '20Aug '20Sep '20Oct '20Nov '20Dec '20Jan '2102.557.51012.515
  • Annual Growth

    Christmas consumption yearly growth rate
    -1282.12%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Christmas is consumed 1.68 times on average every year
    1.68
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Christmas represents. March 2021 data

    Market Adoption

  • The popularity of Christmas 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 Christmas

    Popularity in Restaurants

    1.24%
    7,379 of 597,012 Restaurants
  • 0.28% of recipes have Christmas

    Popularity in Recipes

    0.28%
    12,786 of 4,598,338 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Christmas. March 2021 data

Most Popular food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular food ingredients with Christmas, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. March 2021 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1pastry
27.66%
#2cookie
23%
#3biscuits
23%
#4bread
8.68%
#5eggs
3.94%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1biscuits gravy
69.6%
#2snickerdoodle
60.11%
#3caramel corn
58.38%
#4creamed spinach
50.09%
#5chicken alfredo
47.67%

Most Popular desserts Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular desserts ingredients with Christmas, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. March 2021 data
Top desserts Ingredients and Pairings
#1biscuits
46.27%
#2cake
20.48%
#3gingerbread
10.24%
#4ice cream
4.24%
#5caramel
3.78%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1strawberry shake
#2lava cake
#3puff pastry
#4jelly beans
#5devils food cake
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1apple strudel
75.82%
#2blueberry pie
65.69%
#3chocolate pie
55.18%
#4frozen custard
48.32%
#5peanut butter fudge
47%

Most Popular alcohol Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with Christmas, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. March 2021 data
Top alcohol Ingredients and Pairings
#1beer
37.58%
#2wine
31.35%
#3champagne
5.07%
#4bourbon
5.07%
#5whiskey
4.56%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1tuaca
#2peach vodka
#3stolichnaya
#4stolichnaya vodka
#5michelob
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1coors light
78.01%
#2apple brandy
76.24%
#3ketel one
64.05%
#4silver tequila
56.48%
#5bud light
55.45%

Most Popular beverages Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with Christmas, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. March 2021 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1coffee
36.19%
#2tea
12.25%
#3hot chocolate
11.45%
#4water
11.29%
#5juice
7.69%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1ginger shot
#2turmeric shot
#3falooda
#4tomato juice
#5chamomile tea
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1nitro coffee
61.36%
#2eggnog
56.76%
#3sprite
34.23%
#4sweet tea
25.73%
#5carrot juice
24.83%

Most Popular bakery Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular bakery ingredients with Christmas, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. March 2021 data
Top bakery Ingredients and Pairings
#1chocolate
51.36%
#2sugar
21.72%
#3chocolate chips
5.71%
#4flour
4.68%
#5white chocolate
4.6%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1demerara sugar
#2splenda
#3rice cakes
#4pea protein
#5bittersweet chocolate
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1sugar cones
45.6%
#2turbinado sugar
44.88%
#3corn syrup
44.88%
#4biscuit dough
24.6%
#5caramel chocolate
23.95%

Most Popular dairy Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with Christmas, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. March 2021 data
Top dairy Ingredients and Pairings
#1cheese
32.02%
#2cream
20.83%
#3butter
19.9%
#4milk
13.47%
#5cream cheese
3.83%