dark chocolate Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular dark chocolate dishes in restaurants
#1DARK CHOCOLATE BROWNIES
Franklin Ice Cream Bar (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
#2DARK CHOCOLATE
Theo Chocolate (Seattle, Washington)
#3DARK CHOCOLATE MOUSSE
Charlie Palmer Steak Reno (Reno, Nevada)
#4DARK CHOCOLATE POPSICLE
Chloe's Fruit (New York, New York)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with dark chocolate
#1cheese
#2popsicle
#3beer
#4pecans
#5truffles
#6cream butter
86.80%
#7cream
46.12%
#8cacao
37.40%
#9cocoa
30.00%
#10almond butter
22.66%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve dark chocolate

1.94%

3,445 of 177,783 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online dark chocolate recipes

0.19%

3,756 of 1,979,825 Recipes

Overview

dark chocolate Growth Over Time How dark chocolate has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '19Apr '19May '1900.0250.050.0750.10.1250.150.1750.20.2250.250.275
Year Over Year DARK CHOCOLATE growth or decline vs one year ago
-5.12%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of dark chocolate per consumer
1.82
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that dark chocolate represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of dark chocolate at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average
  • Eat In
  • Market Avg.
  • Eat Out
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve dark chocolate

1.94%

3,445 of 177,783 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online dark chocolate recipes

0.19%

3,756 of 1,979,825 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

The most popular ingredients, flavors, and variations for dark chocolate, as well as the food and beverage combinations trending and fading over the past year

spices and herbs Trends 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
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
83.02%
#2cacao
4.68%
#3cocoa
4.45%
#4vanilla
2.97%
#5matcha
1.28%
#6sea salt
1.28%
#7mint
1.16%
#8cinnamon
1.16%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1cacao
37.40%
#2cocoa
30.00%
#3matcha
0.58%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1sea salt
34.28%
#2cinnamon
19.4%
#3vanilla
14.87%
#4mint
6.51%
#5chocolate
6.15%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with dark chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cake
23.49%
#2pastry
13.63%
#3white chocolate
11.76%
#4candy
8.77%
#5chocolate cake
8.53%
#6cookies
6.53%
#7sugar
6.15%
#8brownies
4.93%
#9cheesecake
3.4%
#10cupcakes
2.75%
#11chocolate bar
2.58%
#12tart
1.87%
#13chocolate chips
1.7%
#14praline
1.53%
#15muffins
0.95%
#16pancakes
0.82%
#17chocolate cookies
0.31%
#18caramel
0.2%
#19chocolate egg
0.1%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1chocolate cookies
#2chocolate egg
#3chocolate chips
#4chocolate bar
#5praline
#6cupcakes
55.21%
#7brownies
40.99%
#8chocolate cake
40.82%
#9candy
19.11%
#10cookies
17.14%
#11white chocolate
7.69%
#12pastry
0.28%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1caramel
30.3%
#2muffins
29.95%
#3pancakes
28.16%
#4cheesecake
24.22%
#5tart
23.34%
#6sugar
8.37%
#7cake
5.89%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with dark chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1ice cream
#2popsicle
4.74%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1popsicle
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1ice cream
8.74%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with dark chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
65.45%
#2espresso
13.47%
#3smoothie
13%
#4black tea
8.08%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1espresso
15.25%
#2coffee
13.21%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1smoothie
40.13%
#2black tea
11.99%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with dark chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1peanut butter
55.83%
#2nutella
16.52%
#3almond butter
10.41%
#4honey
10.05%
#5cbd
7.18%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1cbd
#2almond butter
22.66%
#3nutella
18.74%
#4peanut butter
1.81%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1honey
35.74%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with dark chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cream
18.25%
#2yogurt
18.25%
#3milk
16.82%
#4cheese
16.11%
#5cream butter
13.74%
#6butter
8.77%
#7greek yogurt
8.06%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
#2cream butter
86.80%
#3cream
46.12%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1milk
38.37%
#2yogurt
30.52%
#3butter
11.99%
#4greek yogurt
0.28%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with dark chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1oatmeal
41.8%
#2oats
32.51%
#3granola
25.7%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1oats
53%
#2oatmeal
45.17%
#3granola
44.8%
nuts and seeds Trends 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
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
58.41%
#2almonds
28.25%
#3walnuts
6.98%
#4pecans
6.35%
Fastest Rising nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1pecans
#2almonds
8.18%
Fastest Falling nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
34.07%
#2walnuts
21.05%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with dark chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1strawberries
43.5%
#2blueberries
19.11%
#3bananas
13.01%
#4raspberries
13.01%
#5cherries
11.38%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1raspberries
45.82%
#2cherries
42.65%
#3blueberries
21.8%
#4bananas
19.51%
#5strawberries
4.74%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with dark chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
#2beer
8.09%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1beer
#2wine
16.42%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with dark chocolate, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1truffles
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1truffles

Diets & Traits

Why people choose this dish, and how it performed in various popular diets over the past year

Top Motivators The leading reasons consumers choose dark chocolate compared to all other dishes
fitness
25.33%
snack
5.47%
weight loss
3.98%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with dark chocolate over time
May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '19Apr '19May '1901.252.53.7556.257.58.751011.2512.513.751516.25
  • vegan
  • gluten free
  • clean eating
  • vegetarian

Restaurant Analysis

A look at the most popular dark chocolate dishes served in restaurants, their price points, and popularity

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve dark chocolate

1.94%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature dark chocolate

coffee shop

20 %
dark chocolate Pricing Analysis Average price of dark chocolate across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$10.75$10.55$10.11$10.09$11.37AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular dark chocolate Dishes The most notable variations of dark chocolate served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Dark Chocolate Brownies Franklin Ice Cream BarPhiladelphiaPennsylvania
#2 Dark Chocolate Theo ChocolateSeattleWashington
#3 Dark Chocolate Mousse Charlie Palmer Steak RenoRenoNevada
#4 Dark Chocolate Popsicle Chloe's FruitNew YorkNew York
#5 Belgian Dark Chocolate Vegan Donut Union Square DonutsSomervilleMassachusetts
#6 Dark Chocolate Pave Aretsky's Patroon Restaurant & Rooftop BarNycNew York
#7 Dark Chocolate Souffle AugustNew OrleansLouisiana
#8 Dark Chocolate Mousse Cake Cartwright's Modern CuisineCave CreekArizona
#9 Dark Chocolate Sea Salt The Holy DonutScarboroughMaine
#10 Cover Dark Chocolate Cannoli Rim CafePhiladelphiaPennsylvania
Menu Items How many total instances of dark chocolate found in restaurants across the country
4,878
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of dark chocolate variations on a restaurant's menu
1.42

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online dark chocolate recipes and their penetration