Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Soft Serve popularity has changed by -44.75% over the past year. On average, Soft Serve is consumed 1.37 times every year. Market adoption for Soft Serve in restaurants is 2.5% and it is on 0.01% of recipes.

Soft Serve plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Soft Serve dishes in restaurants. February 2021 data
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Momofuku Ccdc (Chinatown, District Of Columbia)
Joan's On Third Studio City (Studio City, California)
Super Duper Burgers (Concord, California)
Milk Bar Mini: City Center (Washington, District Of Columbia)

Fastest rising Soft Serve pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Soft Serve. February 2021 data
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#1ceviche
#2anchovy
#3cbd
#4chicken
#5tempeh
#6seitan
#7crab
87.65%
#8boba
85.51%
#9coffee
76.79%
#10maca
73.78%

Food Market Overview for Soft Serve

Soft Serve Growth Over Time

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

    Soft Serve consumption yearly growth rate
    -44.75%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Soft Serve is consumed 1.37 times on average every year
    1.37
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Soft Serve represents. February 2021 data

    Market Adoption

  • The popularity of Soft Serve 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 Soft Serve

    Popularity in Restaurants

    2.5%
    14,947 of 597,012 Restaurants
  • 0.01% of recipes have Soft Serve

    Popularity in Recipes

    0.01%
    278 of 4,598,338 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Soft Serve. February 2021 data

Most Popular desserts Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular desserts ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top desserts Ingredients and Pairings
#1soft serve
42.97%
#2ice cream
42.97%
#3vanilla ice cream
3.24%
#4biscuits
2.61%
#5cake
2.24%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1tapioca pearls
72.46%
#2mcflurry
68.5%
#3gingerbread
67.06%
#4tiramisu
54.49%
#5frozen custard
49.85%

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. February 2021 data
Top dairy Ingredients and Pairings
#1cream
56.76%
#2milk
20.62%
#3butter
7.33%
#4cheese
5.82%
#5custard
3.5%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1cheddar
33.69%
#2custard
23.34%
#3brown butter
9.47%
#4condensed milk
8.37%

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. February 2021 data
Top spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings
#1matcha
35.37%
#2vanilla
33.36%
#3salt
7.81%
#4sesame
6.39%
#5cinnamon
3.28%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1spearmint
#2bourbon vanilla
#3salt black pepper
#4sumac
#5candied ginger
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1pumpkin spice
58.92%
#2seal salt
42.47%
#3zest
35.39%
#4tajin
32.8%
#5peppermint
24.78%

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. February 2021 data
Top fruits Ingredients and Pairings
#1berries
29.9%
#2strawberries
18.75%
#3pineapple
9.68%
#4bananas
9.51%
#5mango
6.79%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1bing cherry
#2tangerine
#3granny smith apple
#4jackfruit
#5raisins
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1key lime
70.7%
#2melon
69.94%
#3kiwi
53.76%
#4pomegranate
53.76%
#5pear
44.92%

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. February 2021 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1tea
27.51%
#2coffee
22.31%
#3green tea
9.97%
#4boba
8.34%
#5juice
5.92%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1grape juice
#2hot water
#3energy drinks
#4soft drinks
#5cream soda
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1matcha green tea
47.57%
#2fanta
40.71%
#3chai tea
35.39%
#4eggnog
20%
#5black tea
11.06%

Most Popular bakery Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular bakery ingredients with Soft Serve, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top bakery Ingredients and Pairings
#1chocolate
58.65%
#2sugar
15.27%
#3chocolate chips
5.2%
#4dark chocolate
3.94%
#5brown sugar
3.77%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1sugar cones
12.1%

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. February 2021 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1pastry
48.23%
#2bread
15.73%
#3toast
6.33%
#4hamburger
5.85%
#5eggs
4.68%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1