Ritualistic Eating

Consumers are enticed by finger foods that offer a sense of play

Implications - Snack manufacturers are engaging consumers with the introduction of products that emphasize the fun of eating. Whether it's taking a more literal interpretation of the term "finger food", or offering unique, dippable creations, these innovations appeal to foodies who are not only searching for unique flavor, but also unique food forms. Ultimately, this progression highlights the importance of ritual in consumption.
SCORE: 5.3
This Year and Warm Top 6 Examples: 5,579 Total Clicks Aug 15 - May 16
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Consumer Insight Topics: LifestyleFood
Dippable Finger Cookies - Paolo Ulian's Cone-Shaped Biscuit Designs are Ideal for Spreads and Syrups
SCORE: 7.5
V. Hot 2,877 Clicks Pub: Sep 15, 15
Dippable Finger Cookies
Paolo Ulian's Cone-Shaped Biscuit Designs are Ideal for Spreads and Syrups
Talented Italian designer Paolo Ulian has created an ingenious biscuit design that is deal for dipping. These cookies are designed to look like thimble cones that fit perfectly onto a person’s... [More]
Pizza Pretzel Bites - This Pretzel Pizza Hybrid is an Savory Combination Topped with Pepperoni Bits
SCORE: 4.3
Warm 599 Clicks Pub: Aug 27, 15
Pizza Pretzel Bites
This Pretzel Pizza Hybrid is an Savory Combination Topped with Pepperoni Bits
Wetzel’s Pretzels is known for creating savory twist pretzels in a variety of flavors, but now fans can enjoy mini pizza pretzel bites called Pizza Bitz as an added snack. These tiny bite-... [More]
Dippable Pull-Apart Bagels - The New Twist N' Dip Bagel Puts an Interactive Twist on Breakfast
SCORE: 6.2
This Year and Warm 596 Clicks Pub: May 10, 16
Dippable Pull-Apart Bagels
The New Twist N' Dip Bagel Puts an Interactive Twist on Breakfast
Einstein Bros. recently expanded its permanent menu to include the new Twist N’ Dip Bagel. While some brands have been upgrading their bagels by using colorful dough and decadent ingredients,... [More]
Dippable Cookie Devices - The Dunking Buddy Beverage Cup is Designed for Adding Snacks to Drinks
SCORE: 4.3
This Year and Mild 247 Clicks Pub: Feb 9, 16
Dippable Cookie Devices
The Dunking Buddy Beverage Cup is Designed for Adding Snacks to Drinks
The Dunking Buddy is a handy beverage cup for consumers that enjoy dipping desserts into their favorite drinks. The device is a magnetic shelf that fits inside cups to allow desserts to be submerged... [More]
To-Go Dip Kits - Good Foods' Chips and Dip Comes in a Convenient Size for One
SCORE: 3.7
This Year and Mild 456 Clicks Pub: Mar 12, 16
To-Go Dip Kits
Good Foods' Chips and Dip Comes in a Convenient Size for One
Chips and dip are companions that are often combined in party platters or sold individually in large snack bags and jars. In order to make this snack an easy one for a single consumer to enjoy on... [More]
Chocolate Fingertip Caps - The Chocolate Factory's 'Give Me Five' Encourages Instant Snacking
SCORE: 3.5
Mild 804 Clicks Pub: Jan 15, 16
Chocolate Fingertip Caps
The Chocolate Factory's 'Give Me Five' Encourages Instant Snacking
When eating chocolate, most people aim to keep from getting it all over their fingers—but that won’t be possible with this quirky chocolate set from The Chocolate Factory. ‘Give Me... [More]
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