Confectionery experts focus on recipes that minimize time and effort
Implications - A popular sub-section of confectionery recipes are replacing complex step-by-step recipes with bake-free sweets. These accessible desserts serve today's busy shopper who is often looking to cut down on time and effort without compromising on taste. This approach to cooking is also mindful of urban living that often requires minimalist recipes suited to small kitchen spaces.
Workshop Question - Draw out a map of your customer's daily schedule; what part of these day-to-day rituals does your product fit into, and how can you streamline product use in this context?
1. No-bake Recipes - The trend of no-bake recipes for desserts and snacks is on the rise to help busy shoppers and those with minimal kitchen space who still want indulgent treats.
2. Healthy and Customizable Snacks - Making healthy, customizable snacks is also gaining popularity, where easy and simple recipes are used to make granola bars, macaroons, and nutrient-dense bars.
3. Superfood Ingredients - Superfood ingredients and powders are added to desserts and snacks for added health benefits.
1. Food and Beverage - The food industry is seeing an increase in the demand for no-bake recipes and healthier snack options that cater to special diets.
2. Health and Wellness - The trend of incorporating superfoods into desserts and snacks correlates with the health and wellness industry as people seek nourishing snacks that promote energy and wellness.
3. Technology - With the use of technology, such as food processors and blenders, it's easier than ever to create no-bake snacks and desserts that are healthy and nutritious.