Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Ramen popularity has changed by -20.7% over the past year. On average, Ramen is consumed 1.76 times every year. Market adoption for Ramen in restaurants is 2.47% and it is on 0.09% of recipes.

Ramen plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Ramen dishes in restaurants. March 2021 data
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Tenka Ramen (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Ramen Danbo Usa (Seattle, Washington)
Wasabi Chicago (Chicago, Illinois)
Ippudo Us (Berkeley, California)

Fastest rising Ramen pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Ramen. March 2021 data
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#1silken tofu
#2ginger
71.35%
#3sugar
70.83%
#4chili
67.94%
#5almonds
62.83%
#6oil
61.83%
#7water
61.49%
#8biscuits
59.94%
#9lime
59.69%
#10coconut
59.22%

Food Market Overview for Ramen

Ramen Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Ramen related conversations over the past year. March 2021 Data
Dec '19Jan '20Feb '20Mar '20Apr '20May '20Jun '20Jul '20Aug '20Sep '20Oct '20Nov '20Dec '20Jan '2100.050.10.150.20.250.30.350.40.450.50.55
  • Annual Growth

    Ramen consumption yearly growth rate
    -20.7%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Ramen is consumed 1.76 times on average every year
    1.76
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Ramen represents. March 2021 data

    Market Adoption

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

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

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

    Popularity in Restaurants

    2.47%
    14,725 of 597,012 Restaurants
  • 0.09% of recipes have Ramen

    Popularity in Recipes

    0.09%
    4,209 of 4,598,338 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Ramen. March 2021 data

Most Popular food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular food ingredients with Ramen, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. March 2021 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1ramen
69.89%
#2broth
6.45%
#3eggs
6.3%
#4soup
5.53%
#5sushi
3.05%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1corn flour tortillas
#2salad potatoes
#3bear claw
#4bunuelo
#5pasta fagioli
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1veggie burger
71.41%
#2naan
51.06%
#3brioche buns
44.57%
#4cinnamon bread
44.57%
#5sweet potato hash
40.96%

Most Popular grains Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with Ramen, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. March 2021 data
Top grains Ingredients and Pairings
#1noodles
52.06%
#2ramen noodles
32.62%
#3rice
7.19%
#4pasta
2.89%
#5soba
1.48%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1bulgur
#2cavatappi
#3israeli couscous
#4cellophane noodles
#5amaranth
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1angel hair pasta
53.97%
#2fruity pebbles
49.7%
#3corn flakes
39.64%
#4tortellini
18.92%
#5grits
12.74%

Most Popular meat Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with Ramen, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. March 2021 data
Top meat Ingredients and Pairings
#1pork
31.46%
#2chicken
30.81%
#3beef
11.12%
#4pork belly
9.88%
#5steak
7.04%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1goat meat
#2duck fat
#3canadian bacon
#4sausage patties
#5rotisserie chicken
88.71%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1chicharron
64.95%
#2salami
53.17%
#3sirloin steak
39.64%
#4beef sausage
33.75%
#5stew meat
31.06%

Most Popular condiments Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with Ramen, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. March 2021 data
Top condiments Ingredients and Pairings
#1miso
30.73%
#2chili
15.07%
#3oil
14.76%
#4shoyu
13.32%
#5soy sauce
9.5%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1miso sauce
62.01%
#2spicy mustard
46.74%
#3miso dressing
40.96%
#4sesame ginger dressing
38.27%
#5nutella
30.65%

Most Popular vegetables Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with Ramen, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. March 2021 data
Top vegetables Ingredients and Pairings
#1onion
20.47%
#2soy
15.26%
#3greens
13.52%
#4corn
8.97%
#5beans
8.02%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1anaheim pepper
63.79%
#2piri piri pepper
62.28%
#3broccoli rabe
56.19%
#4tomatillos
53.97%
#5purple potatoes
46.74%

Most Popular spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with Ramen, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. March 2021 data
Top spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings
#1garlic
31.08%
#2sesame
16.4%
#3ginger
14.24%
#4pepper
13.81%
#5salt
9.21%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1organic vanilla
#2cocoa nibs
#3marjoram
#4italian parsley
#5za atar