Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Pesto popularity has changed by 24.35% over the past year. On average, Pesto is consumed 1.63 times every year. Market adoption for Pesto in restaurants is 15.84% and it is on 0.66% of recipes.

Pesto plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Pesto dishes in restaurants. May 2021 data
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Il Terrazzo Carmine (Seattle, Washington)
Galli Restaurant - Soho (Nyc, New York)
By Chloe. (New York, New York)
Via Carota (New York, New York)

Fastest rising Pesto pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Pesto. May 2021 data
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#1water
28.48%
#2juice
25.10%
#3bread
16.12%
#4coffee
14.66%
#5mac & cheese
11.93%
#6cheese
11.83%
#7leafy greens
7.90%
#8salad
6.76%
#9pasta
2.10%

Food Market Overview for Pesto

Pesto Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Pesto related conversations over the past year. May 2021 Data
Feb '20Mar '20Apr '20May '20Jun '20Jul '20Aug '20Sep '20Oct '20Nov '20Dec '20Jan '21Feb '21Mar '2100.050.10.150.20.250.30.350.4
  • Annual Growth

    Pesto consumption yearly growth rate
    24.35%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Pesto is consumed 1.63 times on average every year
    1.63
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Pesto represents. May 2021 data

    Market Adoption

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

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

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

    Popularity in Restaurants

    15.84%
    98,506 of 621,918 Restaurants
  • 0.66% of recipes have Pesto

    Popularity in Recipes

    0.66%
    31,262 of 4,735,453 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Pesto. May 2021 data

Most Popular raw ingredients Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular raw ingredients ingredients with Pesto, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. May 2021 data
Top raw ingredients Ingredients and Pairings
#1pesto
33.54%
#2pasta
12.19%
#3cheese
11.47%
#4leafy greens
9.72%
#5tomatoes
7.8%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1pumpkin spice
87.67%
#2kohlrabi
85.27%
#3french beans
84.95%
#4black bean sauce
80.06%
#5marcona almonds
72.12%

Most Popular prepared food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular prepared food ingredients with Pesto, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. May 2021 data
Top prepared food Ingredients and Pairings
#1mac & cheese
35.71%
#2bread
17.57%
#3salad
12.86%
#4pizza
12.05%
#5sandwich
7.21%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1tiger roll
#2yellow corn tortillas
#3temaki
#4blossom roll
#5lucky charms
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1pumpkin pie
85.48%
#2soft serve
72.74%
#3ragu pasta
70.8%
#4tossed salad
70.08%
#5spinach tortillas
67.29%

Most Popular beverages Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with Pesto, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. May 2021 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1juice
23.32%
#2water
18.47%
#3coffee
14.88%
#4fruit juice
14.37%
#5beer
6.96%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1irish whiskey
#2caffe latte
#3guinness
#4baileys irish cream
#5mountain dew
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1brew coffee
75.71%
#2madeira
70.45%
#3black coffee
69.34%
#4lager
51.9%
#5moscato
49.94%

Diets & Traits

Uncover the primary dietary motivations behind consumer preferences for Pesto

Diets Over Time

The dietary references with Pesto over time. May 2021 data
Mar '20Apr '20May '20Jun '20Jul '20Aug '20Sep '20Oct '20Nov '20Dec '20Jan '21Feb '21Mar '2105101520253035404550
  • grain free
  • nut free
  • vegan
  • vegetarian

Most popular Pesto related motivations

The leading motivations and claims consumers choose Pesto compared to all other dishes. May 2021 data
  • fitness

    4.95%
  • snack

    3.46%
  • meal prep

    3.25%

Restaurant Trends Analysis

Pesto adoption in the restaurant industry and pricing segmentation. May 2021 analysis

Pesto Pricing Analysis

Track the average price of Pesto dishes across all price tiers. May 2021 data
$12.78$10.98$13.2$17.19$19.03AVG$$$$$$$$$$
  • Restaurant Penetration

    15.84% of restaurants serve. May 2021 data
    15.84%
  • Foodservice Cuisine Penetration

    The cuisine that offers Pesto the most. May 2021 data
    pizza place
    30%
  • Restaurant Menu Analysis

    532486 of menu items containing Pesto. May 2021 data
    532,486
  • Dish Count Per Menu

    The average number of Pesto dishes found in menus. May 2021 data
    5.41

Most Popular Pesto Dishes

Most popular Pesto posts from restaurants. May 2021 data
Il Terrazzo Carmine (Seattle, Washington)
Galli Restaurant - Soho (Nyc, New York)
By Chloe. (New York, New York)
Via Carota (New York, New York)

Home Cooking

Discover Pesto penetration in home cooking

Most Popular Recipes

The most notable variations of Pesto recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year. May 2021 data