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Eating Trends: Cooking & Food Shopping

Eating Trends: Cooking & Food Shopping examines behavioral and psychographic tendencies pertaining to U.S. consumers’ cooking-based and grocery shopping patterns.

Trended data and current key demographics are provided for the following topics:

  • Household Grocery Expenditures by Demographic (Age, Ethnicity, Household Income, and more)
  • Use of Online Grocery Shopping (including use of Amazon Prime Pantry, AmazonFresh, Instacart, Peapod, Google Express, and meal kits)
  • Attitudes and Behaviors Related to Cooking (importance of kitchen in home, willingness to try new recipes, and more)
  • Attitudes and Behaviors Related to Eating (eating local foods, eating freshest ingredients, eating easy to prepare meals, eating fast food, sitting down to eat meals together, and more)
  • Cooking-Based Hobbies and Entertainment Choices (barbecuing, cooking for fun, tailgating, searching for recipes on the internet, using tablet computer as a cookbook, and more)


  • INTRODUCTION: SCOPE AND METHODOLOGY
    • GROCERY SHOPPING EXPENDITURE TRENDS: OVERVIEW
      • Table Household Weekly Average Spending on Groceries, 2009 vs. 2019 (percent of U.S. adults)
      • Table Household Weekly Average Spending on Groceries, by Gender, 2009 vs. 2019 (percent of U.S. adults)
      • Table Household Weekly Average Spending on Groceries, by Gender, 2009 vs. 2019 (index)
      • Table Household Weekly Average Spending on Groceries, by Race/Ethnicity, 2009 vs. 2019 (percent of U.S. adults)
      • Table Household Weekly Average Spending on Groceries, by Race/Ethnicity, 2009 vs. 2019 (index)
      • Table Household Weekly Average Spending on Groceries, by Age Bracket, 2009 vs. 2019 (percent of U.S. adults)
      • Table Household Weekly Average Spending on Groceries, by Age Bracket, 2009 vs. 2019 (index)
      • Table Household Weekly Average Spending on Groceries, by Number of People in Household, 2009 vs. 2019 (percent of U.S. adults)
      • Table Household Weekly Average Spending on Groceries, by Number of People in Household, 2009 vs. 2019 (index)
      • Table Household Weekly Average Spending on Groceries, by Number of Children in Home, 2009 vs. 2019 (percent of U.S. adults)
      • Table Household Weekly Average Spending on Groceries, by Number of Children in Home, 2009 vs. 2019 (index)
    • GROCERY SHOPPING EXPENDITURE TRENDS: AFFLUENT HOUSEHOLDS
      • Table Household Weekly Average Spending on Groceries, by Household Income, 2009 vs. 2019 (percent of U.S. adults)
      • Table Household Weekly Average Spending on Groceries, by Household Income, 2009 vs. 2019 (index)
    • GROCERY SHOPPING TRENDS: ONLINE GROCERY DELIVERY
      • Table Online Grocery Service Used, 2019 (percent of U.S. adults who use online grocery delivery services)
    • COOKING TRENDS: MEALS AT HOME IN A SNACKING CULTURE
      • Table Cooking: Selected Attitudes and Behaviors, 2008-2018 (percent of U.S. adults)
    • CONSUMER EATING PSYCHOGRAPHICS
      • Table Eating Choices: Selected Attitudes and Behaviors, 2008-2018 (percent of U.S. adults)
    • COOKING AND LEISURE ACTIVITIES
      • Table Entertainment: Cooking-Based Hobbies and Leisure Activities, 2009-2019 (percent of U.S. adults)

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