onion Trends

Highlights

Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with onion
#1bbq sauce
74.65%
#2quiche
66.97%
#3chorizo
53.04%
#4tacos
51.25%
#5chocolate
46.87%
#6sour cream
44.54%
#7mustard
35.31%
#8flatbreads
33.42%
#9arugula
30.49%
#10cauliflower
21.28%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve onion

25.14%

38,427 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online onion recipes

0.69%

9,857 of 1,431,592 Recipes

Overview

onion Growth Over Time How onion has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.250.50.7511.25
Year Over Year ONION growth or decline vs one year ago
13.95%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of onion per consumer
2.62
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that onion represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of onion 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 onion

25.14%

38,427 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online onion recipes

0.69%

9,857 of 1,431,592 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

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

meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with onion, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
26.41%
#2bacon
20.01%
#3beef
17.47%
#4steak
10.24%
#5pork
9.59%
#6turkey
3.79%
#7lamb
2.49%
#8ham
1.95%
#9chorizo
1.72%
#10brisket
1.54%
#11pork belly
1.48%
#12pulled pork
1.42%
#13ground beef
1.01%
#14stewing beef
0.47%
#15pork chops
0.41%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1pork chops
#2stewing beef
64.25%
#3chorizo
53.04%
#4brisket
33.59%
#5pork belly
24.15%
#6lamb
11.79%
#7steak
10.24%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1bacon
33.62%
#2ground beef
29.99%
#3pulled pork
27.73%
#4beef
21.43%
#5ham
18%
#6chicken
14.47%
#7pork
8.07%
#8turkey
4.62%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with onion, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1salad
34.71%
#2hamburger
15.11%
#3eggs
10.2%
#4curry
7.16%
#5tofu
5.78%
#6french fries
5.78%
#7tacos
5.71%
#8guacamole
5.57%
#9stir fry
4.19%
#10broth
2.02%
#11fried rice
1.95%
#12veggie burger
1.45%
#13fruit salad
0.36%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1fruit salad
#2tacos
51.25%
#3curry
15.20%
#4fried rice
11.69%
#5veggie burger
2.38%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1french fries
33.45%
#2tofu
28.27%
#3stir fry
26.18%
#4salad
23.26%
#5eggs
22.39%
#6broth
16.49%
#7hamburger
8.13%
#8guacamole
4.83%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with onion, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1spinach
12.48%
#2potatoes
10.27%
#3lettuce
8.57%
#4broccoli
7.72%
#5kale
7.72%
#6carrots
7.64%
#7greens
7.47%
#8zucchini
7.05%
#9corn
6.71%
#10mushrooms
6.28%
#11cauliflower
5.09%
#12savory
3.48%
#13chilli
2.72%
#14arugula
2.46%
#15green beans
2.12%
#16sprouts
1.7%
#17acorn squash
0.34%
#18tomatoes
0.17%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1acorn squash
#2arugula
30.49%
#3cauliflower
21.28%
#4green beans
13.82%
#5sprouts
8.40%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1chilli
42.95%
#2lettuce
36.12%
#3savory
35.91%
#4greens
35.34%
#5tomatoes
32.99%
#6mushrooms
25.72%
#7potatoes
24.89%
#8carrots
24.52%
#9zucchini
20.39%
#10kale
17.54%
#11spinach
17.11%
#12corn
14.47%
#13broccoli
13.49%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with onion, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
62.38%
#2cheddar
5.55%
#3butter
5.04%
#4mozzarella
4.42%
#5parmesan
4.11%
#6feta
4.11%
#7sour cream
2.98%
#8goat cheese
2.36%
#9cream cheese
2.36%
#10queso
2.36%
#11cream
2.26%
#12vegan cheese
2.06%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1sour cream
44.54%
#2vegan cheese
9.74%
#3butter
5.12%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
25%
#2cream
24.37%
#3queso
24.37%
#4cheddar
15.81%
#5feta
14.83%
#6cream cheese
12.52%
#7mozzarella
12.33%
#8goat cheese
4.29%
#9parmesan
1.84%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with onion, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1garlic
37.45%
#2cilantro
13.06%
#3pepper
12.24%
#4ginger
5.61%
#5parsley
5.31%
#6salt
4.9%
#7paprika
3.16%
#8thyme
3.16%
#9rosemary
2.65%
#10chocolate
2.55%
#11oregano
2.35%
#12chipotle
2.24%
#13turmeric
2.14%
#14sesame
2.04%
#15cayenne
0.92%
#16pumpkin spice
0.2%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1pumpkin spice
#2turmeric
#3cayenne
80.67%
#4chocolate
46.87%
#5ginger
7.99%
#6cilantro
4.43%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1sesame
44.41%
#2pepper
38.79%
#3chipotle
35.54%
#4oregano
35.14%
#5salt
29.25%
#6thyme
26.73%
#7parsley
26.05%
#8paprika
25%
#9garlic
18.25%
#10rosemary
8.64%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with onion, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1pasta
42.34%
#2rice
34.31%
#3quinoa
12.59%
#4spaghetti
6.93%
#5brown rice
3.83%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1quinoa
24.59%
#2brown rice
18.1%
#3rice
17.34%
#4pasta
11.81%
#5spaghetti
11.41%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with onion, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1homestyle sauce
26.57%
#2salsa
14.86%
#3olive oil
12.24%
#4hummus
6.99%
#5mustard
6.64%
#6hot sauce
5.24%
#7pesto
5.07%
#8ketchup
5.07%
#9mayo
4.9%
#10gravy
4.37%
#11olives
3.67%
#12bbq sauce
2.45%
#13aioli
1.92%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1aioli
#2bbq sauce
74.65%
#3mustard
35.31%
#4pesto
0.47%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1homestyle sauce
47.41%
#2olives
43.7%
#3olive oil
27.73%
#4mayo
26.23%
#5ketchup
26.09%
#6hummus
13.56%
#7hot sauce
13.28%
#8gravy
11.83%
#9salsa
8.78%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with onion, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1fish
38.62%
#2salmon
33.6%
#3tuna
16.93%
#4crabs
5.56%
#5smoked salmon
5.29%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1smoked salmon
15.09%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1fish
31.26%
#2tuna
28.37%
#3salmon
13.98%
#4crabs
7.08%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with onion, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
57.08%
#2toast
23.29%
#3quiche
10.5%
#4flatbreads
9.13%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1quiche
66.97%
#2flatbreads
33.42%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
43.24%
#2toast
8.27%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with onion, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
10.00%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with onion, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1pineapple
51.85%
#2mango
48.15%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1pineapple
25.88%
#2mango
2.09%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with onion, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
6.28%
nuts and seeds Trends Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with onion, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
Fastest Rising nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
8.40%

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 onion compared to all other dishes
fitness
24.34%
weight loss
7.15%
clean eating
4.29%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with onion over time
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1801.252.53.7556.257.58.751011.2512.513.751516.2517.5
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Clean Eating
  • Gluten Free

Restaurant Analysis

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

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve onion

25.14%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature onion

american restaurant

18%
onion Pricing Analysis Average price of onion across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$6.63$5.45$6.84$8.48$8.52AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular onion Dishes The most notable variations of onion served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Green Onion Cream Cheese Northern Waters SmokehausDuluthMinnesota
#2 Onion Rings Gott's Roadside - Oxbow MarketNapaCalifornia
#3 Onion Tompkins Square BagelsNew YorkNew York
#4 Purple Onion Cafe Salad The Purple Onion Cafe & ART CateringShallotteNorth Carolina
#5 Purple Onion Club Sandwich The Purple Onion Cafe & ART CateringShallotteNorth Carolina
#6 Beer Battered Onion Rings American Sardine BarPhiladelphiaPennsylvania
#7 Bloomin Onion Outback SteakhouseChampaignIllinois
#8 Basket Onion Rings Blackbeard's on the BeachCorpus ChristiTexas
#9 Bath City French Onion Soup Bath City BistroMount ClemensMichigan
#10 Onion Soup Gratine ParcPhiladelphiaPennsylvania
Menu Items How many total instances of onion found in restaurants across the country
66,614
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of onion variations on a restaurant's menu
1.73

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online onion recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for onion
9,857
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use onion as an ingredient
5,466
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of onion recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
#1

French Onion Chicken from Mother Thyme

#2

Soul Warming French Onion Pot Roast from Little Spice Jar

#3

Skillet Chicken in Balsamic Caramelized Onion Cream Sauce from Little Spice Jar

#4

French Onion Chicken Casserole from Lil' Luna

#5

French Onion Chicken Casserole from Lil' Luna

#6

Best Ever Blooming Onion (with Video) from TipBuzz

#7

Creamy French Onion Beef and Noodles from The Salty Marshmallow

#8

Easy Crock Pot French Onion Soup from 101 Cooking For Two

#9

BBQ Onion Meatball Bombs from Hugs and Cookies XOXO

#10

Forget Onion Rings, These Onion Patties Are Going To ROCK YOUR WORLD from Totally The Bomb.com

#11

Roasted Cabbage Wedges with Onion Dijon Sauce from An Oregon Cottage