eggplant Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular eggplant dishes in restaurants
#1MISO GLAZED EGGPLANT
True Food Kitchen (Atlanta, Georgia)
#2EGGPLANT LASAGNA PASTA GLUTEN FREE
Om'echaye (Hallandale Beach, Florida)
#3EGGPLANT FRIES
Zenshin Asian Restaurant (Las Vegas, Nevada)
#4EGGPLANT PARMESAN PASTA
Maya New York Pizza, Bar & Grill (Mesa, Arizona)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with eggplant
#1cauliflower
#2lasagna
#3parmesan
#4tzatziki
57.09%
#5steak
32.65%
#6broccoli
19.10%
#7coffee
12.25%
#8falafel
9.58%
#9baba ganoush
7.01%
#10squash
4.86%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve eggplant

10.6%

18,848 of 177,783 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online eggplant recipes

0.41%

8,053 of 1,979,825 Recipes

Overview

eggplant Growth Over Time How eggplant has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '19Apr '19May '1900.0250.050.0750.10.1250.150.1750.20.2250.250.2750.3
Year Over Year EGGPLANT growth or decline vs one year ago
7.24%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of eggplant per consumer
1.56
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that eggplant represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of eggplant 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 eggplant

10.6%

18,848 of 177,783 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online eggplant recipes

0.41%

8,053 of 1,979,825 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

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

perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with eggplant, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1salad
31.43%
#2curry
16.3%
#3lasagna
14.5%
#4tofu
11.11%
#5baba ganoush
8.15%
#6falafel
6.98%
#7eggs
5.82%
#8stir fry
5.71%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1lasagna
#2falafel
9.58%
#3baba ganoush
7.01%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1eggs
46.97%
#2stir fry
27.84%
#3curry
27.14%
#4tofu
17.52%
#5salad
9.44%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with eggplant, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1zucchini
19.3%
#2basil
17.03%
#3cauliflower
12.37%
#4spinach
9.88%
#5squash
7.95%
#6potatoes
5.68%
#7asparagus
5.45%
#8onion
5.45%
#9broccoli
5.33%
#10mushrooms
4.77%
#11savory
3.75%
#12carrots
3.06%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1cauliflower
#2broccoli
19.10%
#3savory
12.25%
#4squash
4.86%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1zucchini
50.08%
#2spinach
47.04%
#3carrots
40.58%
#4onion
37.88%
#5basil
30.92%
#6potatoes
19.08%
#7mushrooms
17.64%
#8asparagus
1.65%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with eggplant, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1pasta
67.02%
#2rice
23.04%
#3spaghetti
9.94%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1spaghetti
25.72%
#2rice
14.34%
#3pasta
10.26%
meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with eggplant, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
41.53%
#2lamb
16.61%
#3beef
15.93%
#4pork
13.56%
#5steak
10.51%
#6grassfed beef
1.86%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1grassfed beef
#2steak
32.65%
#3chicken
3.14%
#4lamb
2.07%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1pork
42.25%
#2beef
18.73%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with eggplant, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1parmesan
36.89%
#2mozzarella
34.37%
#3ricotta
11.46%
#4feta
9.13%
#5burrata
8.16%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1parmesan
#2burrata
4.73%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1ricotta
18.04%
#2mozzarella
11.63%
#3feta
8.67%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with eggplant, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1hummus
35.99%
#2olive oil
14.31%
#3tahini
13.7%
#4pesto
12.47%
#5marinara
9.82%
#6tomato sauce
7.98%
#7tzatziki
5.73%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1tzatziki
57.09%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1olive oil
49.91%
#2pesto
38.53%
#3hummus
28.58%
#4tahini
21.53%
#5marinara
21.45%
#6tomato sauce
8.78%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with eggplant, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1garlic
61.38%
#2black pepper
38.62%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1black pepper
42.86%
#2garlic
16.4%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with eggplant, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1fish
61.03%
#2salmon
38.97%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1salmon
1.25%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1fish
23.83%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with eggplant, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
52.56%
#2pita
47.44%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
40.45%
#2pita
17.2%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with eggplant, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
2.43%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with eggplant, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
12.25%

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 eggplant compared to all other dishes
fitness
10.82%
clean eating
2.50%
meal prep
2.45%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with eggplant over time
May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '19Apr '19May '1902.557.51012.51517.52022.5
  • vegetarian
  • vegan
  • clean eating
  • gluten free

Restaurant Analysis

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

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve eggplant

10.6%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature eggplant

italian restaurant

36 %
eggplant Pricing Analysis Average price of eggplant across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$13.8$12.17$14.05$15.48$15.18AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular eggplant Dishes The most notable variations of eggplant served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Miso Glazed Eggplant True Food KitchenAtlantaGeorgia
#2 Eggplant Lasagna Pasta Gluten Free OM'ECHAYEHallandale BeachFlorida
#3 Eggplant Fries Zenshin Asian RestaurantLas VegasNevada
#4 Eggplant Parmesan Pasta Maya New York Pizza, Bar & GrillMesaArizona
#5 Eggplant Parm Faicco'sNycNew York
#6 Eggplant Lasagna Planta TorontoTorontoOntario
#7 Fried Eggplant 808 GrindsBeavertonOregon
#8 Eggplant Parmigiana Brick Oven Paneantico Bakery Cafe IncNycNew York
#9 Grilled Chicken Fried Eggplant Extra Balsamic Brick Oven Paneantico Bakery Cafe IncNycNew York
#10 Ham Mozzarella Grilled Eggplant Roasted Peppers Brick Oven Paneantico Bakery Cafe IncNycNew York
Menu Items How many total instances of eggplant found in restaurants across the country
43,415
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of eggplant variations on a restaurant's menu
2.3

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online eggplant recipes and their penetration