Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Vegan popularity has changed by 9.73% over the past year. On average, Vegan is consumed 5.72 times every year. Market adoption for Vegan in restaurants is 9.75% and it is on 2.21% of recipes.

Vegan plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Vegan dishes in restaurants. December 2020 data
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Compline (Napa, California)
Nishiki Ramen (San Diego, California)
Heart Beet Kitchen (Haddon Township, New Jersey)
Atami Japanese Grill And Sushi (Vicksburg, Mississippi)

Fastest rising Vegan pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Vegan. December 2020 data
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#1apple
80.28%
#2oysters
52.54%
#3scallops
42.20%
#4shrimp
41.79%
#5sugar
33.36%
#6salt
32.30%
#7chili
31.15%
#8flour
30.34%
#9salmon
27.64%
#10oil
26.81%

Food Market Overview for Vegan

Vegan Growth Over Time

Monitor trends in Vegan related conversations over the past year. December 2020 Data
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  • Annual Growth

    Vegan consumption yearly growth rate
    9.73%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Vegan is consumed 5.72 times on average every year
    5.72
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Vegan represents. December 2020 data

    Market Adoption

  • The popularity of Vegan at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average. December 2020 data

    Home vs Restaurant Consumption

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

    Popularity in Restaurants

    9.75%
    58,736 of 602,215 Restaurants
  • 2.21% of recipes have Vegan

    Popularity in Recipes

    2.21%
    90,968 of 4,109,158 Recipes

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Vegan. December 2020 data

Most Popular food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular food ingredients with Vegan, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. December 2020 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1meat
24.84%
#2bread
16.56%
#3salad
11.99%
#4pastry
9.43%
#5hamburger
6.46%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1whopper
72.13%
#2egg drop soup
66.97%
#3egg beaters
61.27%
#4lavash bread
56.21%
#5sweet sour chicken
55.07%

Most Popular vegetables Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with Vegan, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. December 2020 data
Top vegetables Ingredients and Pairings
#1greens
18.08%
#2onion
12.21%
#3tomatoes
11.43%
#4potatoes
10.37%
#5avocado
10.2%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1delicata squash
#2pumpkin
#3acorn squash
#4spanish onion
#5butternut squash
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1butter potatoes
72.94%
#2straw mushrooms
72.04%
#3yellow beans
64.62%
#4rhubarb
57.04%
#5ramps
51.04%

Most Popular dairy Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with Vegan, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. December 2020 data
Top dairy Ingredients and Pairings
#1cheese
28%
#2butter
17.93%
#3milk
16.53%
#4cream
14.51%
#5vegan cheese
8.42%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1oaxaca cheese
#2lemon yogurt
#3corn cheese
#4danish blue
#5colby cheese
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1peach yogurt
73.26%
#2greek feta
67.91%
#3whole milk yogurt
59.89%
#4halloumi cheese
58.91%
#5blueberry yogurt
56.8%

Most Popular spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with Vegan, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. December 2020 data
Top spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings
#1pepper
20.25%
#2garlic
18.35%
#3salt
18.21%
#4vanilla
8.99%
#5cinnamon
7.96%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1pumpkin spice
#2bourbon vanilla
#3pretzel salt
#4allspice
#5nutmeg
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1morton salt
55.52%
#2tajin
38.11%
#3masa
29.39%
#4dandelion
24.97%
#5peppermint
24.6%

Most Popular fruits Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with Vegan, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. December 2020 data
Top fruits Ingredients and Pairings
#1berries
24.12%
#2bananas
14.62%
#3lemon
12.34%
#4strawberries
9.84%
#5apple
8.44%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1apple chips
#2asian pear
#3granny smith apple
#4dried apple
#5gooseberry
83.99%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1sweet cherries
33.81%
#2meyer lemon
32.65%
#3maraschino cherries
31.58%
#4pomelo
27.3%
#5bing cherry
25.12%

Most Popular beverages Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with Vegan, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. December 2020 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1coffee
18.82%
#2juice
18.11%
#3water
17.03%
#4smoothie
13.91%
#5soda
10.23%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1pepsi
#2cider
#3apple cider
#4sweet tea
#5hot tea
85.63%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1eggnog
74.76%
#2iced green tea
60.59%
#3carbonated water
56.38%
#4cherry juice
50.45%
#5dr pepper
43.84%

Most Popular condiments Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with Vegan, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. December 2020 data
Top condiments Ingredients and Pairings
#1oil
25.69%
#2chili
14.16%