eggplant Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular eggplant dishes in restaurants
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with eggplant
#1gravy
#2coffee
#3okra
65.18%
#4baba ganoush
61.91%
#5spinach
58.86%
#6savory
46.41%
#7olives
34.98%
#8spaghetti
23.38%
#9quinoa
22.71%
#10curry
18.80%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve eggplant

10.88%

16,629 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online eggplant recipes

0.44%

6,338 of 1,431,592 Recipes

Overview

eggplant Growth Over Time How eggplant has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.0250.050.0750.10.1250.150.1750.20.2250.250.2750.3
Year Over Year EGGPLANT growth or decline vs one year ago
10.47%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of eggplant per consumer
1.6
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

10.88%

16,629 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online eggplant recipes

0.44%

6,338 of 1,431,592 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
31.3%
#2curry
16.92%
#3tofu
11.94%
#4lasagna
9.59%
#5baba ganoush
7.33%
#6eggs
6.39%
#7falafel
6.39%
#8stir fry
5.73%
#9hamburger
1.41%
#10tacos
1.22%
#11meatballs
0.94%
#12biryani
0.85%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1biryani
#2tacos
#3baba ganoush
61.91%
#4curry
18.80%
#5eggs
7.66%
#6lasagna
2.26%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1hamburger
29.53%
#2salad
15.76%
#3falafel
14.46%
#4stir fry
11.8%
#5meatballs
9.36%
#6tofu
1.68%
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
22%
#2basil
16.67%
#3spinach
9.88%
#4squash
8.04%
#5cauliflower
6.3%
#6potatoes
6.2%
#7onion
6.1%
#8greens
5.62%
#9mushrooms
5.04%
#10savory
4.26%
#11okra
4.07%
#12carrots
3.68%
#13aubergine
2.13%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1okra
65.18%
#2spinach
58.86%
#3savory
46.41%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1zucchini
42.03%
#2carrots
41.57%
#3greens
35.58%
#4aubergine
28.87%
#5squash
27.45%
#6onion
19.47%
#7potatoes
9.61%
#8mushrooms
6.87%
#9basil
6.87%
#10cauliflower
3.42%
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
59.39%
#2rice
25%
#3spaghetti
8.29%
#4quinoa
7.32%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1spaghetti
23.38%
#2quinoa
22.71%
#3pasta
4.25%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1rice
30.79%
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
36.41%
#2beef
15.83%
#3lamb
14.57%
#4pork
12.32%
#5steak
8.4%
#6bacon
6.72%
#7turkey
5.74%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1bacon
8.27%
#2turkey
0.66%
#3chicken
0.03%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1pork
30.98%
#2beef
26.79%
#3lamb
16.17%
#4steak
11.8%
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
37.29%
#2homestyle sauce
21.52%
#3tahini
13.73%
#4pesto
12.43%
#5miso
8.16%
#6olives
3.71%
#7gravy
3.15%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1gravy
#2olives
34.98%
#3pesto
3.54%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1homestyle sauce
42.48%
#2hummus
32.68%
#3miso
23.31%
#4tahini
7.97%
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
#1mozzarella
45%
#2parmesan
40.75%
#3ricotta
14.25%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1mozzarella
8.43%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1parmesan
14.36%
#2ricotta
2.39%
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
68.75%
#2pepper
31.25%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1garlic
1.84%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1pepper
24.42%
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
62.33%
#2salmon
37.67%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1fish
34.67%
#2salmon
23.31%
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
56.08%
#2pita
43.92%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
17.09%
#2pita
12.03%
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
17.96%
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

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
15.71%
clean eating
3.52%
meal prep
2.54%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with eggplant over time
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1802.557.51012.51517.52022.525
  • 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

10.88%

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
$13.56$11.83$14.09$14.87$15.66AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular eggplant Dishes The most notable variations of eggplant served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Eggplant Mazari Kebab and MoreVirginia BeachVirginia
#2 Eggplant Caviar Mini KabobGlendaleKaliforniya
#3 Eggplant Parmesan Barra Rossa RistorantePhiladelphiaPennsylvania
#4 Ham Mozzarella Grilled Eggplant Roasted Peppers Brick Oven Paneantico Bakery Cafe IncNew YorkNew York
#5 Eggplant Napoleon Pasta Joey K's Restaurant & BarNew OrleansLouisiana
#6 Eggplant Garlic Sauce Full Kee RestaurantWashingtonDistrict Of Columbia
#7 Eggplant Capellini Mercato Kitchen & CocktailsMassapequa ParkNew York
#8 Eggplant Pesto Pizza Baker's PizzaNew YorkNew York
#9 Specialty Eggplant Dish Baba Ganoush Basil Mediterranean GrillCosta MesaCalifornia
#10 Broccoli Rabe Mozzarella Fried Eggplant Brick Oven Paneantico Bakery Cafe IncNew YorkNew York
Menu Items How many total instances of eggplant found in restaurants across the country
39,300
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of eggplant variations on a restaurant's menu
2.36

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online eggplant recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for eggplant
6,338
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use eggplant as an ingredient
4,137
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of eggplant recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
#1

Vegan Eggplant & Chickpea Meatballs (oil-free) from Sweet Simple Vegan

#2

Healthy and Easy Baked Eggplant Parmesan from Andie Mitchell

#3

Eggplant and Goat-Cheese Sandwiches with Tomato Tarragon Sauce from Key Ingredient

#4

Ricotta Eggplant Casserole from Not Enough Cinnamon

#5

Roasted Spicy Garlic Eggplant Slices from Melanie Cooks

#6

Slow Cooker Eggplant Parmesan from Wendy Polisi

#7

Baked Eggplant Parmesan from Gimme Some Oven

#8

Healthy and Easy Baked Eggplant Parmesan from Andie Mitchell

#9

Grandma's Baked Eggplant Parmesan from The Seasoned Mom

#10

Best Baked Eggplant Parmesan from thestayathomechef.com

#11

Julia Child's Eggplant Pizzas (Video) from Kalyn's Kitchen