Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Kale popularity has changed by 41.25% over the past year. On average, Kale is consumed 1.98 times every year. Market adoption for Kale in restaurants is 10.56% and it is on 0.47% of recipes.

Kale plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Kale dishes in restaurants. February 2021 data
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The Cafe (Ames, Iowa)
Northeast Sandwich Co. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Kale Me Crazy (Vinings, Georgia)
Gusto Italian Kitchen + Wine Bar (Austin, Texas)

Fastest rising Kale pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Kale. February 2021 data
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#1soup
60.68%
#2sausage
31.82%
#3coconut milk
31.38%
#4chili
29.72%
#5water
28.48%
#6clam
23.50%
#7salt
23.26%
#8red wine
21.14%
#9juice
20.05%
#10olive oil
19.46%

Food Market Overview for Kale

Kale Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Kale related conversations over the past year. February 2021 Data
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  • Annual Growth

    Kale consumption yearly growth rate
    41.25%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Kale is consumed 1.98 times on average every year
    1.98
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Kale represents. February 2021 data

    Market Adoption

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

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

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

    Popularity in Restaurants

    10.56%
    63,026 of 597,012 Restaurants
  • 0.47% of recipes have Kale

    Popularity in Recipes

    0.47%
    21,401 of 4,598,338 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Kale. February 2021 data

Most Popular vegetables Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with Kale, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top vegetables Ingredients and Pairings
#1kale
33.46%
#2greens
33.46%
#3onion
5.3%
#4tomatoes
4.99%
#5potatoes
4.92%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1hass avocado
81.93%
#2pickle relish
78.71%
#3spanish onion
76.37%
#4green tomatoes
66.4%
#5peperoncini
63.55%

Most Popular food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular food ingredients with Kale, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1salad
35.26%
#2bread
15.95%
#3eggs
13.61%
#4soup
9.58%
#5toast
5.52%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1churro
71.23%
#2saltine crackers
69.71%
#3lobster roll
65.13%
#4cinnamon buns
64.16%
#5cheese quesadilla
58.11%

Most Popular spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with Kale, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings
#1pepper
25.27%
#2garlic
24.05%
#3salt
15.66%
#4ginger
8.39%
#5basil
5.89%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1pretzel salt
#2rooibos
#3tahitian vanilla
#4candied ginger
#5shichimi
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1pumpkin spice
70.45%
#2pandan
56.99%
#3organic ginger
54.89%
#4ghost pepper
51.68%
#5ginkgo
49.99%

Most Popular fruits Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with Kale, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top fruits Ingredients and Pairings
#1lemon
20.3%
#2berries
16.11%
#3apple
13.87%
#4bananas
8.99%
#5cherries
6.94%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1maraschino cherries
#2bergamot
#3kumquat
#4meyer lemon
#5pink grapefruit
73.77%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1nectarine
66.54%
#2mission figs
60.9%
#3soursop
60.9%
#4dried fig
49.4%
#5peaches
49.16%

Most Popular condiments Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with Kale, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top condiments Ingredients and Pairings
#1oil
26.51%
#2olive oil
16.54%
#3pesto
9.55%
#4chili
8.48%
#5honey
7.22%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1basil oil
79.12%
#2honey mustard vinaigrette
70.34%
#3black bean sauce
70.13%
#4french dressing
61.6%
#5carmel sauce
60.54%

Most Popular dairy Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with Kale, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top dairy Ingredients and Pairings
#1cheese
38.61%
#2butter
12.65%
#3milk
10.97%
#4cream
7.96%
#5parmesan
7.44%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1american cheese
74.5%
#2garlic herb cheese
54.25%
#3spinach ricotta
51.13%
#4buffalo mozzarella
50.56%
#5herbed goat cheese
49.1%

Most Popular meat Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with Kale, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top meat Ingredients and Pairings
#1chicken
37.58%
#2sausage
18.49%
#3steak
10.02%
#4bacon
9.76%
#5beef
7.42%