Tiny Temptation

Choosing bite-sized treats to alleviate indulgence guilt
Implications - More society members are becoming concerned with health and fitness, but that doesn't mean they want to completely eradicate sinful indulgences. To appeal to consumers who want just a "taste" of decadence, bakers and brands are creating miniature versions of cakes, cupcakes and more. These bite-sized treats are the perfect way to mitigate cognitive dissonance among consumers who want to indulge but always feel guilty doing so.
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Warm Top 6 Examples: 93,422 Total Clicks Jun 11 - Jan 12
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