sugar Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular sugar dishes in restaurants
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with sugar
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve sugar

5%

7,637 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online sugar recipes

0.94%

13,432 of 1,431,592 Recipes

Overview

sugar Growth Over Time How sugar has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.250.50.7511.251.5
Year Over Year SUGAR growth or decline vs one year ago
27.34%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of sugar per consumer
2.64
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that sugar represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of sugar at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average
  • Eat In
  • Market Avg.
  • Eat Out
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve sugar

5%

7,637 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online sugar recipes

0.94%

13,432 of 1,431,592 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

The most popular ingredients, flavors, and variations for sugar, as well as the food and beverage combinations trending and fading over the past year

bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with sugar, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cake
31.38%
#2pastry
17.16%
#3candy
10.26%
#4cookies
7.14%
#5donuts
5.16%
#6caramel
5.03%
#7cheesecake
4.29%
#8pie
4.19%
#9bread
3.79%
#10cupcakes
3.12%
#11icing
2.15%
#12banana bread
1.34%
#13flour
1.31%
#14pudding
1.24%
#15oreos
0.77%
#16brioche
0.77%
#17sour dough
0.3%
#18yeast
0.27%
#19chia pudding
0.2%
#20protein powder
0.13%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1yeast
#2protein powder
#3sour dough
68.07%
#4chia pudding
65.45%
#5banana bread
34.46%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1pudding
50.28%
#2brioche
49.39%
#3flour
46.62%
#4icing
45.64%
#5oreos
37.51%
#6caramel
33.95%
#7pie
24.56%
#8cake
22.68%
#9pastry
22.44%
#10donuts
19.78%
#11bread
13.85%
#12cupcakes
10.56%
#13cookies
9.48%
#14candy
7.74%
#15cheesecake
4.78%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with sugar, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
65.46%
#2vanilla
9.87%
#3cinnamon
9%
#4matcha
3.61%
#5pumpkin spice
2.19%
#6cacao
1.93%
#7cocoa
1.93%
#8ginger
1.78%
#9mint
1.63%
#10salt
1.58%
#11tapioca
0.66%
#12cardamom
0.36%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1tapioca
#2cardamom
#3pumpkin spice
23.71%
#4matcha
3.88%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1mint
38.04%
#2cocoa
36.07%
#3vanilla
33.86%
#4cacao
25.68%
#5chocolate
25.12%
#6cinnamon
19.05%
#7salt
15.96%
#8ginger
14.13%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with sugar, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1ice cream
73.12%
#2salad
9%
#3ice
4.07%
#4eggs
4.07%
#5almond milk
2.47%
#6popcorn
2.1%
#7nachos
1.85%
#8curry
1.73%
#9fruit salad
0.86%
#10chicken wings
0.74%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1fruit salad
#2chicken wings
#3almond milk
28.79%
#4ice
7.58%
#5salad
3.77%
#6nachos
0.10%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1popcorn
36.97%
#2eggs
18.42%
#3ice cream
10.8%
#4curry
10.31%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with sugar, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
52.03%
#2tea
17.62%
#3smoothie
9.51%
#4juice
5.45%
#5green tea
5.03%
#6water
5.03%
#7espresso
4.48%
#8black tea
0.84%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1black tea
#2smoothie
30.40%
#3green tea
9.99%
#4tea
4.10%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1water
54.56%
#2juice
23.47%
#3coffee
18.04%
#4espresso
3.55%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with sugar, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cream
26.43%
#2butter
16.74%
#3milk
16.01%
#4cheese
12.19%
#5cream butter
8.37%
#6yogurt
5.73%
#7custard
3.96%
#8cream cheese
3.96%
#9greek yogurt
1.91%
#10double creme
1.62%
#11mascarpone
1.62%
#12ricotta
1.47%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1greek yogurt
#2custard
17.46%
#3yogurt
14.71%
#4cream cheese
14.48%
#5cheese
7.69%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1ricotta
56.67%
#2cream
42.15%
#3butter
41.71%
#4mascarpone
39.49%
#5double creme
31.24%
#6cream butter
28.47%
#7milk
9.87%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with sugar, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1nutella
26.33%
#2peanut butter
22%
#3honey
14.54%
#4syrup
9.04%
#5jam
8.25%
#6maple syrup
6.88%
#7homestyle sauce
4.91%
#8jelly
4.72%
#9nut butter
1.57%
#10cbd
0.98%
#11applesauce
0.79%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1cbd
#2applesauce
#3nut butter
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1homestyle sauce
34.23%
#2syrup
28.82%
#3maple syrup
26.33%
#4jam
25.01%
#5nutella
24.69%
#6jelly
24.08%
#7peanut butter
23.75%
#8honey
20.79%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with sugar, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1strawberries
28.77%
#2blueberries
15.75%
#3apple
14.73%
#4pie apples
12.33%
#5pineapple
10.96%
#6bananas
9.59%
#7berries
7.88%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1pie apples
1.94%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1bananas
25.33%
#2apple
24.29%
#3blueberries
22.52%
#4strawberries
19.76%
#5berries
19.08%
#6pineapple
16.39%
meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with sugar, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1bacon
28.1%
#2chicken
27.01%
#3pork
15.69%
#4beef
11.68%
#5steak
9.12%
#6turkey
8.39%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1steak
43.78%
#2turkey
30.43%
#3beef
6.57%
#4chicken
0.84%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1bacon
12.89%
#2pork
4.63%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with sugar, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1oatmeal
30.77%
#2oats
22.27%
#3granola
17.41%
#4pasta
14.98%
#5rice
14.57%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1granola
48.46%
#2pasta
44.77%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1rice
9.57%
#2oats
5.77%
#3oatmeal
0.09%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with sugar, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1pumpkin
40.54%
#2greens
10.81%
#3savory
6.56%
#4carrots
5.41%
#5peanut
5.02%
#6kale
5.02%
#7peanuts
4.25%
#8broccoli
3.86%
#9tomatoes
3.86%
#10asparagus
3.09%
#11onion
3.09%
#12soy
3.09%
#13sprouts
2.32%
#14sweet potatoes
1.93%
#15mushrooms
1.16%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1sprouts
#2asparagus
#3sweet potatoes
65.74%
#4onion
61.35%
#5pumpkin
2.56%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1peanuts
46.31%
#2kale
30.45%
#3tomatoes
30.41%
#4soy
30.34%
#5mushrooms
29.77%
#6carrots
29.09%
#7peanut
27.64%
#8broccoli
18.44%
#9savory
8.78%
#10greens
4.09%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with sugar, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
23.22%
#2cocktail
15.17%
#3rose
13.74%
#4rum
10.9%
#5bourbon
8.06%
#6liquor
6.16%
#7champagne
6.16%
#8whiskey
6.16%
#9tequila
3.79%
#10vodka
3.79%
#11old fashioned
2.84%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1old fashioned
#2tequila
#3vodka
81.20%
#4cocktail
67.56%
#5rum
47.79%
#6liquor
31.78%
#7wine
31.54%
#8champagne
21.85%
#9whiskey
12.27%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1rose
47.81%
#2bourbon
9.5%
nuts and seeds Trends Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with sugar, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
76.55%
#2almonds
23.45%
Fastest Falling nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
8.61%
#2almonds
2.55%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with sugar, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1salmon
53.33%
#2fish
46.67%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1fish
49.02%
#2salmon
25.97%

Diets & Traits

Why people choose this dish, and how it performed in various popular diets over the past year

Top Motivators The leading reasons consumers choose sugar compared to all other dishes
fitness
35.33%
weight loss
6.77%
clean eating
4.16%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with sugar over time
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1801.252.53.7556.257.58.751011.2512.5
  • Vegan
  • Clean Eating
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegetarian

Restaurant Analysis

A look at the most popular sugar dishes served in restaurants, their price points, and popularity

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve sugar

5%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature sugar

bakery

11%
sugar Pricing Analysis Average price of sugar across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$7.72$6.03$8.42$11.46$5.29AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular sugar Dishes The most notable variations of sugar served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Cinnamon Sugar Vegan Donut Union Square DonutsSomervilleMassachusetts
#2 Brown Sugar Sliders Brown Sugar Bar & RestaurantNew YorkNew York
#3 Sugar Strawberry Plus Frosted Sprinkles Ice Cream Sandwich peteybird ice cream sandwichesDenverColorado
#4 Gluten Free Cinnamon Sugar Do-Rite Donuts & CoffeeChicagoIllinois
#5 Cinnamon Sugar Cake Donut North Lime Coffee & Donuts - Clays MillLexingtonKentucky
#6 Sugar Strawberry Ice Cream Sandwich White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Ice Cream Sandwich peteybird ice cream sandwichesDenverColorado
#7 Vegan Cinnamon Sugar The Holy DonutPortlandMaine
#8 Cinnamon Sugar Pepples Donut FarmOaklandCalifornia
#9 Cardamom Sugar Doughnut Good DoughJacksonvilleFlorida
#10 Brown Sugar Pecan Tart R & M Dessert BarSeattleWashington
Menu Items How many total instances of sugar found in restaurants across the country
13,061
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of sugar variations on a restaurant's menu
1.71

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online sugar recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for sugar
13,432
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use sugar as an ingredient
9,555
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of sugar recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
#1

Orange Creamsicle "Swig" Sugar Cookies from Baked in AZ

#2

Chewy Brown Sugar Chocolate Chip Cookie from I Heart Eating

#3

Grilled Soy Brown Sugar Salmon in Foil from House of Nash Eats

#4

Sugar cookie truffles from I Heart Nap Time

#5

Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake from Pinch of Yum

#6

Pumpkin Sugar Cookies from Lauren's Latest

#7

Healthy Banana Bread, Easy, High-Fiber, Sugar-Free and Flourless from Beauty Bites

#8

Bacon Wrapped Kielbasa with Brown Sugar Glaze from What the Fork

#9

Soy Sauce and Brown Sugar Marinade from TGIF - This Grandma is Fun

#10

Baked Cinnamon Sugar Mini Donuts from Baker Bettie