Consumers, North America, Studies/Reports, Trends

Potatoes USA: 2021 foodservice potato menu trends

Potatoes USA has issued a comprehensive research report depicting the potato category’s penetration on menus across different segments, dayparts, cuisines, and much more. The data is collected by Datassential, a leading food industry research firm.

Highlights of the report include:

  • Potatoes have a presence on 82.9% of restaurant menus in the U.S.
  • Fast-casual restaurants are projected to experience the most growth of potatoes, 5%, over the next four years
  • The top five potato dishes on menus are fries, mashed potatoes, potato salad, hash browns, and baked potatoes.
  • The top five trending potato dishes include tater drums, breakfast potatoes, curly fries, waffle fries, and loaded fries, all showing the strongest growth rates. 

The infographic below is published here courtesy of Potatoes USA. The report (as well as other market insight reports) can be downloaded from the Potatoes USA website here.

Source: Potatoes USA

Lukie Pieterse, Editor & Publisher

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