Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Soft Serve popularity has changed by -154.03% over the past year. On average, Soft Serve is consumed 1.61 times every year. Market adoption for Soft Serve in restaurants is 2.29% and it is on 0.01% of recipes.

Soft Serve plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Soft Serve dishes in restaurants. June 2020 data
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Momofuku Ccdc (Chinatown, District Of Columbia)
Joan's On Third Studio City (Studio City, California)
Milkcow Los Angeles (Pasadena, California)
Bubblebee (Gilbert, Arizona)

Fastest rising Soft Serve pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Soft Serve. June 2020 data
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Food Market Overview for Soft Serve

Soft Serve Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Soft Serve related conversations over the past year. June 2020 Data
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  • Annual Growth

    Soft Serve consumption yearly growth rate
    -154.03%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Soft Serve is consumed 1.61 times on average every year
    1.61
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Soft Serve represents. June 2020 data

    Market Adoption

  • The popularity of Soft Serve at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average. June 2020 data

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

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

    Popularity in Restaurants

    2.29%
    12,694 of 554,731 Restaurants
  • 0.01% of recipes have Soft Serve

    Popularity in Recipes

    0.01%
    216 of 3,452,628 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Soft Serve. June 2020 data

Most Popular Food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular Food ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top Food Ingredients and Pairings
#1ice cream
41.74%
#2soft serve
41.74%
#3pastry
5.52%
#4vanilla ice cream
3.07%
#5cake
2.56%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1rice crackers
#2wedding cake
#3panko
#4kulfi
#5cinnamon graham crackers
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2parfait
43.67%
#3caramel
11.8%
#4pastry
0.98%
#5cake
0.86%

Most Popular food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular food ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1soft
78.6%
#2meats
5.84%
#3seafood
3.75%
#4chips
2.35%
#5sandwich
2%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1slaw
#2meat pizza
#3soft drinks
#4vegetable fried rice
#5pepsi
Declining Ingredients and Pairings

Most Popular spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings
#1matcha
28.21%
#2chocolate
27.49%
#3vanilla
24.78%
#4salt
4.97%
#5sesame
4.71%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1peppermint
#2pumpkin spice
#3kosher salt
#4garam masala
#5lemon basil
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1lavender
52.08%
#2matcha
51.24%
#3cinnamon sugar
44.3%
#4chili oil
37.34%
#5pandan
37.34%

Most Popular dairy Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top dairy Ingredients and Pairings
#1cream
58%
#2milk
20.19%
#3butter
7.09%
#4cheese
5.69%
#5custard
3.73%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1brown butter
#2selles-sur-cher cheese
#3butter
#4yogurt
31.30%
#5cream
27.37%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1organic milk
42.16%
#2parmesan
37.34%
#3cream cheese
22.87%
#4buttermilk
6%

Most Popular beverages Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1tea
27.54%
#2coffee
22.08%
#3green tea
11.34%
#4soda
7.59%
#5boba
7.26%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1apple cider
#2mezcal
#3soft drinks
#4seltzer
#5tonic
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2black tea
69.92%
#3green tea
60.04%
#4iced coffee
49.87%
#5matcha green tea
35.64%

Most Popular fruits Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top fruits Ingredients and Pairings
#1pineapple
23.76%
#2mango
15.06%
#3orange
9.88%
#4lemon
9.74%
#5watermelon
8.29%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1dates
64.91%
#2lime
51.92%
#3pineapple
26.18%
#4watermelon
16.97%
#5lemon
9.44%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1cantaloupe
88.06%
#2honeydew
58.22%
#3dragon fruit
55.77%
#4pear
54.43%
#5melon
39.5%

Most Popular condiments Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top condiments Ingredients and Pairings
#1honey
18.81%
#2nut butter
15.15%
#3nutella
14.48%
#4peanut butter
13.88%
#5chili
8.66%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1squid ink
83.29%
#2jelly
59.08%
#3hot sauce
49.87%
#4wasabi
49.87%
#5cookie butter
42.16%

Most Popular grains Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top grains Ingredients and Pairings
#1cereal
31.8%
#2fruity pebbles
14.65%
#3rice
13.36%
#4corn flakes
12.07%
#5cornflakes
8.29%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1basmati rice
#2millet
#3tortellini
#4yaki soba
#5bulgur
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1corn flakes
40.75%
#2frosted flakes
37.34%
#3quinoa
37.34%
#4fruity pebbles
30.98%
#5cornflakes
30.37%

Most Popular vegetables Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top vegetables Ingredients and Pairings
#1ube
40.62%
#2corn
14.24%
#3pumpkin
11.53%
#4soy
8.43%
#5greens
8.22%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1spinach
#2onion
#3avocado
#4greens
#5lettuce
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2ube
31.9%
#3corn
17.89%

Most Popular Ingredient Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular Ingredient ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top Ingredient Ingredients and Pairings
#1sugar
43.49%
#2chocolate chips
16.75%
#3dark chocolate
13.01%
#4white chocolate
9.28%
#5brown sugar
9.16%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1flour
#2brown sugar
#3vanilla protein
#4chocolate chips
#5sugar
59.51%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2lollipop
58.22%
#3caramel chocolate
16.45%
#4dark chocolate
16.45%

Most Popular alcohol Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top alcohol Ingredients and Pairings
#1cocktail
28.11%
#2beer
25.4%
#3wine
19.73%
#4rose
10.48%
#5bitters
6.91%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1curacao
#2bourbon
#3margarita
#4rum
#5vodka
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2bitters
88.61%
#3rose
53.58%
#4wine
22.64%
#5cocktail
6.67%

Most Popular nuts and seeds Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients and Pairings
#1coconut
58.3%
#2peanuts
31.17%
#3coconut flakes
4.18%
#4chia
2.02%
#5hemp seeds
1.01%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1hemp seeds
#2pecan nuts
#3mustard seeds
#4pine nuts
#5flax seeds
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1coconut flakes
11.53%

Most Popular meat Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top meat Ingredients and Pairings
#1chicken
27.86%
#2pork
13.93%
#3steak
11.94%
#4beef
10.95%
#5sausage
9.95%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1hot dog
#2sausage
82.30%
#3bacon
50.40%
#4beef
46.22%
#5chicken
41.22%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#2pork belly
85.26%
#3pork
26.64%

Most Popular dairy substitutes Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular dairy substitutes ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. June 2020 data
Top dairy substitutes Ingredients and Pairings
#1nut milk
38.26%
#2coconut milk
19.29%
#3almond milk
18.65%
#4oat milk
14.15%
#5soy milk
9.65%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1coconut milk
#2