Portioned Nostalgia

Miniature pie products provide emotional indulgence in controlled sizes

Implications - As health-conscious consumers quest for permissible indulgences, it becomes clear that portion control alone is not enough to satiate the need for culinary comfort, especially during colder months. Miniature pies and tarts tie sentiment into the equation through nostalgia. This adds and extra element of indulgence, proving that though consumers are willing to sacrifice on calories, they still need to feel pampered by their food.
SCORE: 4.4
Mild Top 6 Examples: 16,461 Total Clicks Jul 14 - Nov 15
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