Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Spicy popularity has changed by 24.72% over the past year. On average, Spicy is consumed 3.52 times every year. Market adoption for Spicy in restaurants is 84% and it is on 5.44% of recipes.

Spicy plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Spicy dishes in restaurants. March 2021 data
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The Taste Thai Cuisine (Amherst, Massachusetts)
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (Westland, Michigan)
Corelife Eatery (Ross Township, Pennsylvania)
Milestone Restaurant El Dorado Hills (Empire Ranch, California)

Fastest rising Spicy pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Spicy. March 2021 data
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#1water
30.61%
#2oil
27.21%
#3fruit juice
25.89%
#4garlic
25.31%
#5juice
25.23%
#6oysters
25.23%
#7coconut milk
22.42%
#8bitters
22.02%
#9onion
21.31%
#10salmon
19.47%

Food Market Overview for Spicy

Spicy Growth Over Time

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

    Spicy consumption yearly growth rate
    24.72%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Spicy is consumed 3.52 times on average every year
    3.52
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Spicy represents. March 2021 data

    Market Adoption

  • The popularity of Spicy 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 Spicy

    Popularity in Restaurants

    84%
    501,466 of 597,012 Restaurants
  • 5.44% of recipes have Spicy

    Popularity in Recipes

    5.44%
    250,357 of 4,598,338 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Spicy. March 2021 data

Most Popular spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with Spicy, 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
19.69%
#2ginger
17.02%
#3garlic
16.01%
#4salt
11.82%
#5jalapeno chili
10.47%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1white pepper
52.19%
#2kosher salt
44.24%
#3chili oil
43.38%
#4Red pepper flakes
42.78%
#5smoked paprika
39.99%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1pumpkin spice
79.03%
#2organic vanilla
47.35%
#3garden herbs
39.52%
#4hatch chiles
36.11%
#5lemon basil
26.76%

Most Popular vegetables Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with Spicy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. March 2021 data
Top vegetables Ingredients and Pairings
#1onion
17.68%
#2greens
14.43%
#3tomatoes
11.65%
#4jalapeno
11.21%
#5potatoes
9.71%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1black eyed peas
#2baby heirloom tomatoes
81.64%
#3straw mushrooms
73.21%
#4chinese cabbage
71.87%
#5navy beans
70.93%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1pear tomatoes
67.19%
#2pumpkin
63.3%
#3ramps
57.27%
#4heirloom tomatoes
48.33%
#5rhubarb
42.07%

Most Popular food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular food ingredients with Spicy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. March 2021 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1bread
20.04%
#2curry
18.2%
#3eggs
11.29%
#4salad
11.27%
#5soup
6.72%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1cinnamon raisin bread
39.44%
#2snickerdoodle
38.79%
#3chips salsa
32.45%
#4caramel corn
28.59%
#5cinnamon graham crackers
25.85%

Most Popular condiments Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with Spicy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. March 2021 data
Top condiments Ingredients and Pairings
#1chili
28.72%
#2oil
15.83%
#3mustard
11.01%
#4hot sauce
8.7%
#5honey
7.82%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1seafood cocktail sauce
76.47%
#2vegetable demi glace
61.34%
#3pancake syrup
46.49%
#4cucumber yogurt sauce
39.86%
#5mojo sauce
39.08%

Most Popular meat Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with Spicy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. March 2021 data
Top meat Ingredients and Pairings
#1chicken
36.42%
#2beef
12.02%
#3pork
11.45%
#4steak
10.83%
#5sausage
10.65%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1ham hock
#2breakfast sausage
63.05%
#3ground beef
32.86%
#4pepperoni
28.75%
#5ham
27.48%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1bone marrow
14.48%
#2corned beef
9.81%
#3marrow
9.07%
#4franks
7.61%
#5hot dog
7.61%

Most Popular dairy Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with Spicy, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. March 2021 data
Top dairy Ingredients and Pairings
#1cheese
37.57%
#2butter
14.43%
#3cream
13.2%
#4milk
8.65%
#5cheddar
6%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1peach yogurt
#2sharp provolone
62.84%
#3velveeta
62.00%
#4vegan cheese
31.38%
#5ghee
28.04%