Algae Confection

Spirulina is increasingly seen in various confectionery items

Implications - Spirulina, algae now known for its many health benefits and potent color, is being incorporated into confectionary items. The inclusion of this nutritious ingredient serves two functions–an automatic association of health in items that are typically not considered to be so, as well as natural intense coloring that avoids the pitfalls of artificial labeling.

Workshop Question - How could your brand better incorporate natural elements into its products/services?
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