Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Sour popularity has changed by 40.94% over the past year. On average, Sour is consumed 3.46 times every year. Market adoption for Sour in restaurants is 87.4% and it is on 4.54% of recipes.

Sour plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Sour dishes in restaurants. March 2021 data
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Rose's Noodles, Dumplings And Sweets (Durham, North Carolina)
Jansen Mt. Airy (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Mason's Brewing Company (Brewer, Maine)
Sugar Mama's Bakeshop (Austin, Texas)

Fastest rising Sour pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Sour. March 2021 data
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#1water
23.70%
#2citrus
21.90%
#3flour
21.65%
#4coconut milk
20.68%
#5milk alternative
20.14%
#6garlic
19.49%
#7sugar
18.46%
#8nut milk
18.13%
#9tofu
18.05%
#10oil
17.45%

Food Market Overview for Sour

Sour Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Sour related conversations over the past year. March 2021 Data
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  • Annual Growth

    Sour consumption yearly growth rate
    40.94%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Sour is consumed 3.46 times on average every year
    3.46
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Sour represents. March 2021 data

    Market Adoption

  • The popularity of Sour 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 Sour

    Popularity in Restaurants

    87.4%
    521,804 of 597,012 Restaurants
  • 4.54% of recipes have Sour

    Popularity in Recipes

    4.54%
    208,654 of 4,598,338 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Sour. March 2021 data

Most Popular fruits Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with Sour, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. March 2021 data
Top fruits Ingredients and Pairings
#1lemon
28.09%
#2orange
16.74%
#3lime
13.95%
#4berries
11.22%
#5citrus
5.69%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1satsuma
88.00%
#2meyer lemon
73.09%
#3kumquat
41.18%
#4clementines
32.15%
#5tangerine
24.99%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1lucuma
71.22%
#2watermelon
41.42%
#3nectarine
40.98%
#4cantaloupe
32.17%
#5key lime
27.31%

Most Popular vegetables Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with Sour, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. March 2021 data
Top vegetables Ingredients and Pairings
#1greens
14.49%
#2onion
13.48%
#3gherkins
13.38%
#4pickles
13.38%
#5tomatoes
10.41%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1black eyed peas
#2rutabaga
75.63%
#3straw mushrooms
72.57%
#4chinese cabbage
64.96%
#5chestnut mushrooms
62.40%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1ramps
59.59%
#2garden peas
53.76%
#3heirloom tomatoes
50.59%
#4rhubarb
47.98%
#5white asparagus
42.04%

Most Popular food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular food ingredients with Sour, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. March 2021 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1bread
23.7%
#2salad
17.13%
#3eggs
11.05%
#4pastry
10.54%
#5toast
6.49%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1french toast sticks
#2bear claw
#3veggie chili
#4pasta fagioli
81.40%
#5minestrone soup
78.99%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1yellow corn tortillas
43.08%
#2zeppole
41.63%
#3chicken crispers
38.2%
#4corn dog
35.99%
#5potato salad
27.12%

Most Popular beverages Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with Sour, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. March 2021 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1juice
32.31%
#2fruit juice
19.12%
#3water
13.34%
#4lemonade
7.09%
#5coffee
7.07%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1hersheys cocoa
#2hot tea
85.09%
#3sparkling mineral water
84.87%
#4hot chocolate
77.74%
#5diet dr pepper
66.76%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1coffee concentrate
39.22%
#2nitro coffee
34.5%
#3aperol spritz
32.12%
#4iced latte
30.08%
#5sprite
27.6%

Most Popular spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with Sour, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. March 2021 data
Top spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings
#1pepper
21.15%
#2garlic
18.93%
#3salt
18.48%
#4ginger
8.76%
#5vanilla
5.51%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1chili oil
47.09%
#2cocoa
38.27%
#3smoked paprika
33.85%
#4Red pepper flakes
33.22%
#5cacao
32.07%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1pumpkin spice
67.51%
#2garden herbs
53.31%
#3morton salt
45.84%
#4lemon basil
36.67%
#5lemon verbena
36.24%

Most Popular condiments Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with Sour, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. March 2021 data
Top condiments Ingredients and Pairings
#1oil
21.76%
#2vinegar
12.95%
#3olive oil
11.83%
#4chili
10.32%
#5lemon juice
10.21%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
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