Food & Beverage Industry Trends Highlights

Watermelon popularity has changed by 41.94% over the past year. On average, Watermelon is consumed 1.31 times every year. Market adoption for Watermelon in restaurants is 5.92% and it is on 0.16% of recipes.

Watermelon plating ideas from top restaurants

Most popular Watermelon dishes in restaurants. February 2021 data
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Xtras Cafe (Richmond City, Virginia)
Elmo Restaurant (Nyc, New York)
Filcuisine (Kent, Washington)
Bywater American Bistro (New Orleans, Louisiana)

Fastest rising Watermelon pairings

The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, and drinks with Watermelon. February 2021 data
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#1milk thistle
#2maca
#3watermelon radish
#4radishes
#5tofu
75.40%
#6sugar
74.94%
#7ginger
71.33%
#8beyond meat
71.12%
#9almond milk
66.07%
#10tempeh
65.36%

Food Market Overview for Watermelon

Watermelon Growth Over Time

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

    Watermelon consumption yearly growth rate
    41.94%
  • Annual Consumption Frequency

    Watermelon is consumed 1.31 times on average every year
    1.31
  • The percentage of the average American diet that Watermelon represents. February 2021 data

    Market Adoption

  • The popularity of Watermelon 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 Watermelon

    Popularity in Restaurants

    5.92%
    35,339 of 597,012 Restaurants

Product & Culinary Innovation Analysis

The upcoming food industry trends for Watermelon. February 2021 data

Most Popular fruits Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with Watermelon, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top fruits Ingredients and Pairings
#1watermelon
61.67%
#2berries
8.85%
#3strawberries
5.48%
#4lime
4.4%
#5pineapple
3.35%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1soursop
#2dried fig
#3apple chips
#4dried fruit
#5dried apricots
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1kaffir lime
37.11%
#2nectarine
6.6%
#3cantaloupe
6.08%
#4seasonal fruit
4.32%

Most Popular vegetables Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with Watermelon, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top vegetables Ingredients and Pairings
#1greens
20.98%
#2cucumber
14.23%
#3tomatoes
12.53%
#4radishes
9.97%
#5watermelon radish
8.56%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1redskin potatoes
#2peperoncini
#3escarole
#4crimini
#5baby mushrooms
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1tomatillos
66.78%
#2yellow tomatoes
59.12%
#3red tomato
58.07%
#4salad tomatoes
57.71%
#5kabocha
56.97%

Most Popular beverages Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with Watermelon, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top beverages Ingredients and Pairings
#1juice
28.86%
#2fruit juice
18.11%
#3water
16.12%
#4tea
7.01%
#5smoothie
6.44%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1mountain dew
#2assam tea
#3florida orange juice
#4pepsi
#5matcha green tea
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1cappuccino
72.9%
#2aperol spritz
69.53%
#3grapefruit juice
56.78%
#4americano
46.09%
#5ginger beer
28.07%

Most Popular food Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular food ingredients with Watermelon, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top food Ingredients and Pairings
#1salad
33.6%
#2bread
15.42%
#3fruit salad
11.47%
#4pastry
9.25%
#5eggs
9.22%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1caprese
75.13%
#2flatbreads
74.84%
#3whole wheat bread
73.91%
#4fajitas
70.63%
#5ciabatta
69.34%

Most Popular spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with Watermelon, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top spices and herbs Ingredients and Pairings
#1herbs mint
20.24%
#2mint
20.24%
#3pepper
12.59%
#4salt
11.81%
#5basil
9.26%
Trending Ingredients and Pairings
#1pasilla pepper
#2rooibos
#3arabica
#4organic ginger
#5ginkgo
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1sweet basil
69.9%
#2maldon salt
69.34%
#3thai basil
49.69%
#4kosher salt
47.06%
#5serano pepper
46.39%

Most Popular dairy Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with Watermelon, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top dairy Ingredients and Pairings
#1cheese
37.09%
#2feta
16.75%
#3cream
13.2%
#4butter
9.36%
#5milk
8.17%
Declining Ingredients and Pairings
#1goat milk
70.27%
#2mascarpone
69.15%
#3feta
55.84%
#4jalapeno cheese
49.43%
#5emmental français
44.88%

Most Popular alcohol Ingredients and Pairings

Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with Watermelon, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category. February 2021 data
Top alcohol Ingredients and Pairings
#1beer
23.7%
#2wine
18.66%
#3margarita
17.54%
#4vodka
8.96%
#5tequila