hot sauce Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular hot sauce dishes in restaurants
#1PORK HOT SPICY SAUCE LO MEIN
Noodle Village 粥麵軒 (Nyc, New York)
#2HOT BETTY FRIED EGG SEARED GREENS GARLIC LUPO HOT SAUCE
Handsome Biscuit (Norfolk, Virginia)
#3HOT SHIT SAUCE
Zunzi’s Takeout & Catering-atlanta (Atlanta, Georgia)
#4HOT SAUCE
Han Dynasty University City (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with hot sauce
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve hot sauce

1.42%

2,526 of 177,783 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online hot sauce recipes

0.03%

692 of 1,979,825 Recipes

Overview

hot sauce Growth Over Time How hot sauce has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '19Apr '19May '1900.050.10.150.20.250.30.350.4
Year Over Year HOT SAUCE growth or decline vs one year ago
24.3%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of hot sauce per consumer
2.02
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that hot sauce represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of hot sauce 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 hot sauce

1.42%

2,526 of 177,783 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online hot sauce recipes

0.03%

692 of 1,979,825 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

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

meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with hot sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
45.21%
#2beef
14.14%
#3bacon
11.12%
#4pork
8.4%
#5steak
7.1%
#6hot dogs
2.72%
#7brisket
2.66%
#8turkey
2.07%
#9pulled pork
2.01%
#10buffalo sauce
1.78%
#11chorizo
1.6%
#12ham
0.95%
#13sausage
0.24%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1ham
#2buffalo sauce
69.44%
#3brisket
58.44%
#4steak
52.31%
#5hot dogs
46.26%
#6turkey
34.29%
#7bacon
2.69%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1pulled pork
27.03%
#2sausage
17.31%
#3beef
9.39%
#4pork
8.47%
#5chorizo
5.87%
#6chicken
1.43%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with hot sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1black pepper
39.67%
#2chipotle
16.83%
#3garlic
13.19%
#4chocolate
8.86%
#5cilantro
7.48%
#6ghost pepper
7.19%
#7hot pepper
2.76%
#8chiles
1.38%
#9chili pepper
1.08%
#10habaneros
0.79%
#11black pepper
0.79%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chili pepper
#2chiles
#3ghost pepper
#4hot pepper
72.66%
#5black pepper
29.41%
#6garlic
25.21%
#7habaneros
22.99%
#8black pepper
22.28%
#9cilantro
21.76%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
36.29%
#2chipotle
23.41%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with hot sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1tacos
17.88%
#2salad
15.31%
#3guacamole
10.28%
#4eggs
10.28%
#5hamburger
8.35%
#6ice cream
7.6%
#7tofu
6.75%
#8french fries
5.57%
#9curry
5.03%
#10falafel
3.85%
#11stir fry
3.64%
#12fried rice
2.78%
#13kimchi
2.68%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1kimchi
42.63%
#2tacos
27.39%
#3french fries
26.16%
#4ice cream
12.32%
#5hamburger
9.21%
#6guacamole
5.49%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1tofu
39.99%
#2fried rice
28.12%
#3curry
22.98%
#4falafel
21.19%
#5stir fry
11.57%
#6eggs
9.7%
#7salad
0.24%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with hot sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1sriracha
20.71%
#2chilli sauce
18.87%
#3bbq sauce
11.77%
#4tabasco
9.79%
#5honey
5.96%
#6white sauce
5.96%
#7hummus
5.39%
#8mustard
4.68%
#9ketchup
4.54%
#10chili sauce
3.97%
#11chili
3.26%
#12sriracha sauce
3.12%
#13dipping sauce
1.99%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1dipping sauce
#2sriracha sauce
#3chili sauce
#4chili
#5hummus
49.07%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1white sauce
58.67%
#2bbq sauce
49.12%
#3honey
29.87%
#4tabasco
28.56%
#5ketchup
22.98%
#6chilli sauce
16.8%
#7sriracha
3.12%
#8mustard
0.73%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with hot sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1spinach
10.47%
#2onion
10.28%
#3tomatoes
10.08%
#4corn
9.68%
#5cauliflower
9.09%
#6potatoes
8.5%
#7scotch bonnet
7.51%
#8greens
7.51%
#9savory
7.11%
#10lettuce
7.11%
#11jalapeno
4.74%
#12brussel sprouts
3.36%
#13mushrooms
2.96%
#14avocado
1.58%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1brussel sprouts
73.79%
#2scotch bonnet
64.31%
#3jalapeno
44.61%
#4cauliflower
43.03%
#5savory
12.03%
#6spinach
2.69%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1greens
29.09%
#2onion
28.4%
#3tomatoes
22.38%
#4mushrooms
19.43%
#5avocado
17.78%
#6lettuce
10.14%
#7corn
5.06%
#8potatoes
2.71%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with hot sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1rice
47.71%
#2pasta
43.4%
#3spaghetti
8.89%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1spaghetti
9.32%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1rice
22.98%
#2pasta
14.2%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with hot sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1mozzarella
19.07%
#2butter
19.07%
#3blue cheese
19.07%
#4sour cream
16.49%
#5cheddar
15.98%
#6queso
10.31%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1queso
#2sour cream
#3mozzarella
21.61%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1cheddar
33.25%
#2blue cheese
27.84%
#3butter
11.19%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with hot sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1fish
57.07%
#2salmon
29.35%
#3tuna
13.59%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1salmon
19.46%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1fish
17.3%
#2tuna
1.59%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with hot sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
38.03%
#2toast
33.1%
#3pita
14.79%
#4tortillas
14.08%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1pita
12.03%
#2tortillas
1.18%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
21.01%
#2toast
6.86%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with hot sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
61.62%
#2margarita
20.2%
#3cocktail
18.18%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1cocktail
61.37%
#2margarita
36.92%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
27.41%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with hot sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
85.57%
#2smoothie
14.43%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1smoothie
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
13.83%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with hot sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1pineapple
#2lemon
5%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1lemon
#2pineapple
48.33%

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 hot sauce compared to all other dishes
fitness
14.82%
weight loss
3.92%
meal prep
2.43%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with hot sauce over time
May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '19Apr '19May '1901.252.53.7556.257.58.751011.2512.513.75
  • vegan
  • vegetarian
  • clean eating
  • gluten free

Restaurant Analysis

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

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve hot sauce

1.42%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature hot sauce

chinese restaurant

23 %
hot sauce Pricing Analysis Average price of hot sauce across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$8.53$6.96$9.05$9.48$14.04AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular hot sauce Dishes The most notable variations of hot sauce served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Pork Hot Spicy Sauce Lo Mein Noodle Village 粥麵軒NycNew York
#2 Hot Betty Fried Egg Seared Greens Garlic Lupo Hot Sauce Handsome BiscuitNorfolkVirginia
#3 Hot Shit Sauce Zunzi’s Takeout & Catering-AtlantaAtlantaGeorgia
#4 Hot Sauce Han Dynasty University CityPhiladelphiaPennsylvania
#5 Hot Spicey Key Lime Barbeque Sauce Kermit's Key West Key Lime ShoppeKey WestFlorida
#6 Hot Chicken Livers Pickle Dipping Sauce This Hot Chicken Hot JosephineNashville-davidsonTennessee
#7 Hot Sauce Yakisoba Noodles Sanoya RamenHonoluluHawaii
Menu Items How many total instances of hot sauce found in restaurants across the country
4,757
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of hot sauce variations on a restaurant's menu
1.88

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online hot sauce recipes and their penetration