pesto Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular pesto dishes in restaurants
#1PESTO
Dal Moro's Fresh Pasta To Go - Toronto (Toronto, Ontario)
#2CHICKEN PESTO PIZZA
Boudin Bakery Cafe Embarcadero (Sf, California)
#3SPINACH KALE PESTO PIZZA BRUNCH
Macchina Nyc (Nyc, New York)
#4COCONUT BACON PESTO GRILLED CHEESE
Good Karma Cafe (Red Bank, New Jersey)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with pesto
#1marinara
#2lemon
65.67%
#3steak
59.56%
#4tortellini
51.91%
#5goat cheese
49.18%
#6toast
42.25%
#7shrimp
41.31%
#8sour dough
38.24%
#9arugula
34.55%
#10salmon
29.73%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve pesto

8.54%

15,185 of 177,783 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online pesto recipes

0.78%

15,364 of 1,979,825 Recipes

Overview

pesto Growth Over Time How pesto has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '19Apr '19May '1900.050.10.150.20.250.30.350.40.450.5
Year Over Year PESTO growth or decline vs one year ago
-14.92%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of pesto per consumer
1.66
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that pesto represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of pesto 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 pesto

8.54%

15,185 of 177,783 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online pesto recipes

0.78%

15,364 of 1,979,825 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

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

grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with pesto, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1pasta
73.51%
#2spaghetti
8.24%
#3gnocchi
8.1%
#4penne
3.05%
#5quinoa
2.33%
#6tortellini
1.86%
#7rice
1.67%
#8zucchini noodles
1.24%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1tortellini
51.91%
#2gnocchi
21.58%
#3penne
7.49%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1spaghetti
22.57%
#2quinoa
17.32%
#3zucchini noodles
13.6%
#4pasta
9.56%
#5rice
3.72%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with pesto, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1basil
34.93%
#2spinach
12.45%
#3greens
7.87%
#4kale
7.49%
#5zucchini
7.3%
#6arugula
6.65%
#7asparagus
5.71%
#8broccoli
5.15%
#9cauliflower
4.96%
#10eggplant
3.84%
#11savory
2.62%
#12ramps
0.37%
#13sweet potatoes
0.37%
#14tomatoes
0.28%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1ramps
62.93%
#2savory
60.71%
#3cauliflower
44.61%
#4arugula
34.55%
#5kale
17.78%
#6zucchini
3.68%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1sweet potatoes
35.96%
#2spinach
27.63%
#3eggplant
26.19%
#4greens
25.48%
#5tomatoes
21.39%
#6broccoli
16.51%
#7asparagus
11.59%
#8basil
3.75%
meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with pesto, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
47.95%
#2bacon
12.31%
#3steak
10%
#4prosciutto
6.67%
#5beef
5.9%
#6turkey
4.74%
#7lamb
4.49%
#8pork
4.36%
#9pepperoni
3.46%
#10sausage
0.13%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1steak
59.56%
#2prosciutto
59.06%
#3pepperoni
46.10%
#4turkey
43.25%
#5chicken
25.69%
#6beef
16.64%
#7bacon
2.48%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1lamb
30.42%
#2pork
1.38%
#3sausage
0.02%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with pesto, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1mozzarella
34.81%
#2burrata
22.33%
#3parmesan
17.61%
#4ricotta
7.77%
#5goat cheese
6.1%
#6feta
5.55%
#7burrata cheese
2.91%
#8butter
2.77%
#9cheese
0.14%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1burrata cheese
#2butter
#3goat cheese
49.18%
#4burrata
22.86%
#5feta
11.51%
#6cheese
8.94%
#7mozzarella
3.07%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1parmesan
15.93%
#2ricotta
12.27%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with pesto, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1salad
51.69%
#2ravioli
12.24%
#3eggs
8.37%
#4risotto
7.89%
#5lasagna
7.09%
#6hamburger
5.15%
#7meatballs
3.7%
#8french fries
2.58%
#9tacos
1.29%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1tacos
#2french fries
#3meatballs
77.39%
#4ravioli
24.76%
#5eggs
3.88%
#6lasagna
2.76%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1salad
12.19%
#2risotto
10.46%
#3hamburger
5.44%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with pesto, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1salmon
41.79%
#2fish
33.08%
#3shrimp
10%
#4tuna
6.41%
#5lobster pieces
5.9%
#6halibut
2.82%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1halibut
#2lobster pieces
48.76%
#3shrimp
41.31%
#4salmon
29.73%
#5tuna
2.20%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1fish
6.85%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with pesto, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
44.05%
#2toast
23.47%
#3sour dough
11.58%
#4garlic bread
6.75%
#5baguette
6.75%
#6crepes
4.18%
#7bagels
2.25%
#8pancakes
0.96%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1pancakes
#2crepes
#3garlic bread
78.85%
#4toast
42.25%
#5baguette
42.00%
#6sour dough
38.24%
#7bread
13.46%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bagels
23.97%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with pesto, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1garlic
70.2%
#2chocolate
17.17%
#3black pepper
12.63%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1black pepper
8.00%
#2garlic
3.68%
#3chocolate
0.63%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with pesto, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1olive oil
54.25%
#2hummus
25.49%
#3marinara
20.26%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1marinara
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1olive oil
26.26%
#2hummus
1.5%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with pesto, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
12.19%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with pesto, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
19.49%
nuts and seeds Trends Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with pesto, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1pine nuts
Fastest Falling nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1pine nuts
29.76%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with pesto, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1lemon
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1lemon
65.67%

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 pesto compared to all other dishes
fitness
15.90%
clean eating
3.37%
weight loss
2.94%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with pesto over time
May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '19Apr '19May '1901.252.53.7556.257.58.751011.2512.513.751516.25
  • vegan
  • vegetarian
  • clean eating
  • gluten free

Restaurant Analysis

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

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve pesto

8.54%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature pesto

italian restaurant

28 %
pesto Pricing Analysis Average price of pesto across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$14.37$11.27$14.83$16.19$17.96AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular pesto Dishes The most notable variations of pesto served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Pesto Dal Moro's Fresh Pasta To Go - TorontoTorontoOntario
#2 Chicken Pesto Pizza Boudin Bakery Cafe EmbarcaderoSfCalifornia
#3 Spinach Kale Pesto Pizza Brunch Macchina NYCNycNew York
#4 Coconut Bacon Pesto Grilled Cheese Good Karma CafeRed BankNew Jersey
#5 Pesto Chicken Steam Energy CafeWorcesterMassachusetts
#6 Chicken Pesto Pasta North ItaliaPlanoTexas
#7 Pesto Chicken Sandwich Penn's Tavern RestaurantSunburyPennsylvania
#8 Chicken Pesto Sandwich NOA CafeMiamiFlorida
#9 Pasta Pesto The Mosquito CafeGalvestonTexas
#10 Pistachio Pesto Pizza Coalfire PizzaChicagoIllinois
Menu Items How many total instances of pesto found in restaurants across the country
26,998
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of pesto variations on a restaurant's menu
1.78

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online pesto recipes and their penetration