popcorn Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular popcorn dishes in restaurants
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with popcorn
#1bacon
#2brownies
84.47%
#3pumpkin spice
56.09%
#4corn
54.67%
#5hamburger
29.08%
#6cupcakes
20.97%
#7donuts
2.69%
#8peanut butter
1.00%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve popcorn

3.55%

5,433 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online popcorn recipes

0.12%

1,661 of 1,435,327 Recipes

Overview

popcorn Growth Over Time How popcorn has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.0250.050.0750.10.1250.150.175
Year Over Year POPCORN growth or decline vs one year ago
8.94%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of popcorn per consumer
1.43
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that popcorn represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of popcorn 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 popcorn

3.55%

5,433 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online popcorn recipes

0.12%

1,661 of 1,435,327 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

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

bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with popcorn, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1caramel
35.63%
#2candy
20.58%
#3cake
19.38%
#4sugar
7.24%
#5pastry
5.68%
#6oreos
4.47%
#7cookies
1.99%
#8cupcakes
1.92%
#9donuts
1.63%
#10brownies
1.49%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1brownies
84.47%
#2cupcakes
20.97%
#3donuts
2.69%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cake
53.92%
#2oreos
50.18%
#3caramel
40.66%
#4candy
36.09%
#5cookies
35.58%
#6sugar
35.33%
#7pastry
10.8%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with popcorn, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
#2pumpkin spice
2.96%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1pumpkin spice
56.09%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
36.48%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with popcorn, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1ice cream
#2hamburger
6.07%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1hamburger
29.08%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1ice cream
37.43%
meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with popcorn, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
81.05%
#2bacon
18.95%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1bacon
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1chicken
26.94%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with popcorn, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
61.4%
#2butter
38.6%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1butter
14.15%
#2cheese
8.38%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with popcorn, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1corn
86.26%
#2pumpkin
13.74%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1corn
54.67%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1pumpkin
27.53%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with popcorn, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
62.5%
#2tea
37.5%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1tea
21.95%
#2coffee
3.11%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with popcorn, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
35.96%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with popcorn, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1peanut butter
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1peanut butter
1.00%

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 popcorn compared to all other dishes
fitness
20.46%
snack
16.29%
weight loss
5.11%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with popcorn over time
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  • Vegan
  • Clean Eating
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten Free

Restaurant Analysis

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

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve popcorn

3.55%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature popcorn

seafood restaurant

28%
popcorn Pricing Analysis Average price of popcorn across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$9.01$7.71$9.28$11.19$12.22AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular popcorn Dishes The most notable variations of popcorn served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 River Palm Popcorn Shrimp The River Palm Terrace, EdgewaterEdgewaterNew Jersey
#2 Popcorn Chicken Bon Appetea CafeAlhambraCalifornia
#3 Laughing Bird Popcorn Shrimp Barton G. Los AngelesLos AngelesCalifornia
#4 Fivespice Popcorn Chicken Rice Bowl TIGER BITESBellevueWashington
#5 Crispy Popcorn Shrimp Tempura Morimoto AsiaLake Buena VistaFlorida
#6 Crispy Salty Popcorn Chicken Bento Box Taiwan Little EatsMadisonWisconsin
#7 Crispy Popcorn Chicken Bento Quickly - Kobe BentoSan FranciscoCalifornia
#8 Cap Crunch Popcorn Chicken FlattoppsNew YorkNew York
#9 Popcorn Chicken Noodle Soup Bethany CafeArlingtonTexas
#10 Popcorn Chicken Salad Greg and Lous Family RestaurantOwossoMichigan
Menu Items How many total instances of popcorn found in restaurants across the country
8,960
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of popcorn variations on a restaurant's menu
1.65

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online popcorn recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for popcorn
1,661
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use popcorn as an ingredient
1,163
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of popcorn recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
#1

Vegan Spicy Glazed Popcorn Broccoli from Rabbit and Wolves

#2

Popcorn Chicken Tenders from My Kids Lick The Bowl

#3

Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower Popcorn from Raw Manda

#4

Keto Popcorn Cheese Puffs - One Ingredient EASY from My Keto Kitchen

#5

Chocolate Almond Butter Popcorn from The Lean Green Bean

#6

Cheesy Popcorn Bites from My Kids Lick The Bowl

#7

Vegan Sour Cream & Onion Popcorn from It Doesn't Taste Like Chicken

#8

Coconut oil and sea salt popcorn from Choosingchia

#9

6 Ingredient Popcorn Chicken (Gluten-free) from Kula Mama

#10

Easy Popcorn Shrimp from Budget Savvy Diva