Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Italian popularity has changed by 4.79% over the past year. On average, Italian is consumed 2.78 times every year. Market adoption for Italian in restaurants is 41.44% and it is on 2.19% of recipes.

Italian plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Italian dishes in restaurants. August 2021 data
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Posto (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
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Corso Ristorante (Berkeley, California)
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Fastest rising Italian pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Italian. August 2021 data
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#1cake
27.04%
#2bread
25.50%
#3water
24.67%
#4mac & cheese
18.44%
#5cheese
18.42%
#6sausage
15.67%
#7red wine
10.15%
#8coffee
9.69%
#9pasta
6.29%

Food Market Overview for Italian

Italian Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Italian related conversations over the past year. August 2021 Data
Feb '20Mar '20Apr '20May '20Jun '20Jul '20Aug '20Sep '20Oct '20Nov '20Dec '20Jan '21Feb '21Mar '2100.250.50.7511.251.51.7522.25
  • Annual Growth

    Italian consumption yearly growth rate
    4.79%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Italian is consumed 2.78 times on average every year
    2.78
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Italian represents. August 2021 data

    Market Adoption

  • The popularity of Italian at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average. August 2021 data

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

    • Eat In
    • Market Avg.
    • Eat Out
  • Percentage of restaurants that serve Italian

    Popularity in Restaurants

    41.44%
    257,747 of 621,918 Restaurants
  • 2.19% of recipes have Italian

    Popularity in Recipes

    2.19%
    103,808 of 4,735,453 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Italian. August 2021 data

Most Popular raw ingredients Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular raw ingredients ingredients with Italian, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2021 data
Top raw ingredients Ingredients and Pairings
#1pasta
24.07%
#2cheese
19.32%
#3sausage
9.09%
#4tomatoes
8.23%
#5leafy greens
7.97%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1pumpkin spice
75.65%
#2rice milk
73.46%
#3curry paste
71.5%
#4gray salt
69.04%
#5chanterelles
64.51%

Most Popular prepared food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular prepared food ingredients with Italian, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. August 2021 data
Top prepared food Ingredients and Pairings
#1mac & cheese
22.74%
#2pizza