Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Pesto popularity has changed by 42.73% over the past year. On average, Pesto is consumed 1.58 times every year. Market adoption for Pesto in restaurants is 15.85% and it is on 0.66% of recipes.

Pesto plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Pesto dishes in restaurants. February 2021 data
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Galli Restaurant - Soho (Nyc, New York)
Il Terrazzo Carmine (Seattle, Washington)
By Chloe. (New York, New York)
Chase The Taste (El Paso, Texas)

Fastest rising Pesto pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Pesto. February 2021 data
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#1nut milk
53.75%
#2milk alternative
53.10%
#3flour
44.94%
#4chili
42.96%
#5almond milk
42.72%
#6water
37.58%
#7apple
36.81%
#8chocolate
35.83%
#9crab
34.47%
#10caramel
29.55%

Food Market Overview for Pesto

Pesto Growth Over Time

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

    Pesto consumption yearly growth rate
    42.73%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Pesto is consumed 1.58 times on average every year
    1.58
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Pesto represents. February 2021 data

    Market Adoption

  • The popularity of Pesto 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 Pesto

    Popularity in Restaurants

    15.85%
    94,656 of 597,012 Restaurants
  • 0.66% of recipes have Pesto

    Popularity in Recipes

    0.66%
    30,375 of 4,598,338 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Pesto. February 2021 data

Most Popular condiments Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with Pesto, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top condiments Ingredients and Pairings
#1pesto
72.75%
#2oil
7.49%
#3olive oil
5.98%
#4basil pesto
5.81%
#5chili
1.84%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1gherkin pickles
69.26%
#2greek olives
68.88%
#3tomato chutney
67.68%
#4champagne vinaigrette
57.99%
#5mirin
50.57%

Most Popular vegetables Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with Pesto, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top vegetables Ingredients and Pairings
#1tomatoes
22.36%
#2greens
21.64%
#3olives
10.07%
#4spinach
8.64%
#5onion
8.06%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1ramps
94.9%
#2vine ripened tomatoes
69.26%
#3garden peas
68.88%
#4peperoncini
67.26%
#5fava beans
66.54%

Most Popular dairy Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with Pesto, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top dairy Ingredients and Pairings
#1cheese
47.91%
#2mozzarella
13.3%
#3parmesan
11.03%
#4butter
5.93%
#5cream
5.69%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1chevre
44.8%
#2corn cheese
43.98%
#3mexican cheese
42.71%
#4bocconcini
39.41%
#5stilton
36.98%

Most Popular food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular food ingredients with Pesto, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1bread
24.12%
#2pizza
16.83%
#3salad
15.58%
#4sandwich
9.99%
#5eggs
9.03%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1cinnamon buns
71.68%
#2pot sticker
68.09%
#3creamed spinach
67.26%
#4sourdough croutons
61.81%
#5cheese quesadilla
61.22%

Most Popular spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with Pesto, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings
#1basil
29.6%
#2garlic
22.67%
#3pepper
18.95%
#4salt
12.53%
#5parsley
3.56%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1arabica
#2organic ginger
#3galangal
#4anaheim chili
#5aloe vera
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1garden herbs
64.99%
#2dandelion
63.47%
#3lemon verbena
60.61%
#4pumpkin spice
60.61%
#5garlic chives
56.79%

Most Popular grains Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with Pesto, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top grains Ingredients and Pairings
#1pasta
65.96%
#2rice
7.32%
#3spaghetti
7.2%
#4noodles
6.13%
#5quinoa
3.57%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1malt
#2lucky charms
#3cinnamon toast crunch
#4udon noodles
80.05%
#5red rice
75.05%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1wheat berries
72.3%
#2beluga
67.26%
#3black rice
47.7%
#4ramen noodles
39.98%
#5egg noodles
36.98%

Most Popular meat Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with Pesto, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top meat Ingredients and Pairings
#1chicken
42.06%
#2sausage
20.58%
#3bacon
7.71%
#4steak
7.47%
#5beef
5.21%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1beef stew meat
#2