Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Dark Chocolate popularity has changed by 20.56% over the past year. On average, Dark Chocolate is consumed 1.73 times every year. Market adoption for Dark Chocolate in restaurants is 6.51% and it is on 0.17% of recipes.

Dark Chocolate plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Dark Chocolate dishes in restaurants. September 2020 data
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Mi Vida (Washington, District Of Columbia)
Epic Deli (Mchenry, Illinois)
Shane Confectionery (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Burgatory Waterfront (Homestead, Pennsylvania)

Fastest rising Dark Chocolate pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Dark Chocolate. September 2020 data
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#1shrimp meat
#2bean burger
#3sprouted tofu
#4sole
#5king fish
#6squid
81.96%
#7oat milk
71.96%
#8soda
47.78%
#9flour
43.23%
#10tofu
40.97%

Food Market Overview for Dark Chocolate

Dark Chocolate Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Dark 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 '2000.0250.050.0750.10.1250.150.1750.20.2250.25
  • Annual Growth

    Dark Chocolate consumption yearly growth rate
    20.56%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Dark Chocolate is consumed 1.73 times on average every year
    1.73
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Dark Chocolate represents. September 2020 data

    Market Adoption

  • The popularity of Dark 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 Dark Chocolate

    Popularity in Restaurants

    6.51%
    35,796 of 549,475 Restaurants
  • 0.17% of recipes have Dark Chocolate

    Popularity in Recipes

    0.17%
    6,066 of 3,635,380 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Dark Chocolate. September 2020 data

Most Popular bakery Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular bakery ingredients with Dark Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top bakery Ingredients and Pairings
#1dark chocolate
62.35%
#2chocolate chips
10.32%
#3sugar
8.24%
#4flour
4.92%
#5white chocolate
3.04%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1bread flour
#2semolina
#3crumble topping
#4chickpea flour
#5icing sugar
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1flour tortillas
61.01%
#2croissant dough
41.51%
#3breadcrumbs
41.51%
#4lollipop
37.61%
#5splenda
30.68%

Most Popular spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with Dark 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
63.23%
#2vanilla
10.06%
#3salt
9.46%
#4cocoa
4.56%
#5cinnamon
4.34%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1ghost pepper
#2thai basil
#3sumac
#4lemon pepper
#5togarashi
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2ginger
10.88%
#3peppermint
6.42%

Most Popular food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular food ingredients with Dark Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1pastry
18.99%
#2french fries
15.96%
#3chips
15.96%
#4cookie
13.85%
#5bread
9.61%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1french fries
33.55%
#2chips
33.55%
#3cookie
31.66%
#4eggs
28.59%
#5bread
22.44%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1fish tacos
84.4%
#2garlic hummus
84.4%
#3gyoza
80.5%
#4panko
80.5%
#5crab cake
74.01%

Most Popular desserts Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular desserts ingredients with Dark Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top desserts Ingredients and Pairings
#1biscuits
24.2%
#2cake
19.75%
#3caramel
12%
#4brownie
9.08%
#5chocolate cake
7.94%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1blueberry pie
#2apple cake
#3sweet potato pie
#4funnel cake
#5fruit sours
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1frozen custard
84.4%
#2fudge sauce
70.01%
#3fortune cookie
61.01%
#4gelato
60.61%
#5sorbet
57%

Most Popular dairy Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with Dark Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top dairy Ingredients and Pairings
#1butter
34.18%
#2milk
21.5%
#3cream
21.07%
#4cheese
8.76%
#5yogurt
6.22%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1cheddar
#2brown butter
64.88%
#3milk
30.00%
#4butter
28.10%
#5cream cheese
26.91%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1creme fraiche
77.72%
#2gorgonzola
68.81%
#3emmental français
61.01%
#4fontina
61.01%
#5cheese sauce
53.21%

Most Popular nuts and seeds Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with Dark 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
#1almonds
25.11%
#2coconut
24.24%
#3peanuts
18.23%
#4walnuts
5.62%
#5pecans
4.85%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1chestnuts
#2flax seeds
62.46%
#3pecans
36.57%
#4walnuts
34.58%
#5macadamia nuts
22.88%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1pepitas
36.64%
#2pine nuts
22.02%
#3pistachios
22.02%
#4hemp seeds
16.82%

Most Popular condiments Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with Dark 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
25.16%
#2peanut butter
17.96%
#3oil
13.91%
#4honey
9.17%
#5coconut oil
8.88%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1basil pesto
88.86%
#2tabasco
80.5%
#3tahini sauce
74.01%
#4sesame oil
61.01%
#5sriracha
61.01%

Most Popular fruits Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with Dark Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top fruits Ingredients and Pairings
#1berries
31.86%
#2bananas
17.68%
#3strawberries
13.29%
#4cherries
7.67%
#5blueberries
6.86%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1blackberries
25.35%
#2cherries
22.82%
#3orange
22.21%
#4apple
18.89%
#5bananas
16.77%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1gooseberry
77.72%
#2acai berry
77.72%
#3honeydew
74.01%
#4asian pear
61.01%
#5apple chips
61.01%

Most Popular beverages Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with Dark Chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. September 2020 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1coffee
34.7%
#2soda
17.1%
#3water
12.34%
#4espresso
8.05%
#5tea
7.47%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1mineral water
#2seltzer water
#3coffee concentrate
#4sprite
#5fanta orange