Savory Confection

Desserts that are traditionally sweet are transformed with savory ingredients

Implications - Confectionary items like ice cream and cakes are now being made with entirely savory flavors. This shift comes as consumers increasingly seek out experimental consumption experiences, with the added benefit that many of these transformed items are social media-friendly both due to their aesthetic, and in their novelty factor.

Workshop Question - How could your brand transform one of its products/services?
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Seven-Layer Dip Wedding Cakes - Tositos Honors the Royal Wedding with a Gigantic Savory Cake
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This Year and Warm 1,185 Clicks Pub: May 17, 18
Seven-Layer Dip Wedding Cakes
Tositos Honors the Royal Wedding with a Gigantic Savory Cake
The Tostitos brand creates a savory seven-layer dip ‘cake’ in honor and celebration of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s upcoming royal wedding on the 19th of May. The creation was... [More]
Savory Ice Cream Sandwiches - Mister is Serving Smoked Salmon Ice Cream Sandwiches for Canada 150
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Average 1,028 Clicks Pub: Jun 30, 17
Savory Ice Cream Sandwiches
Mister is Serving Smoked Salmon Ice Cream Sandwiches for Canada 150
Mister is a destination for a variety of refreshing and artisanal liquid nitrogen ice cream treats in Vancouver, Canada, that will soon be serving a limited-edition dessert for Canada Day—savory... [More]
Cheese Wheel Wedding Cakes - The Fine Cheese Co. Makes Cheese Wedding Cakes for Special Occasions
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This Year and Average 346 Clicks Pub: Dec 12, 17
Cheese Wheel Wedding Cakes
The Fine Cheese Co. Makes Cheese Wedding Cakes for Special Occasions
As an alternative to offering couples something sweet on their wedding day, The Fine Cheese Co. makes cheese wedding cakes that are crafted from entire wheels of cheese. Some of the cheese wheel... [More]
Spicy Seafood Ice Cream - This Experimental Salt & Straw Flavor Was Inspired by a Student
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Average 590 Clicks Pub: Apr 7, 17
Spicy Seafood Ice Cream
This Experimental Salt & Straw Flavor Was Inspired by a Student
As an alternative to the many sweet frozen dessert flavors that are available across the world, Portland’s Salt & Straw created a unique seafood ice cream flavor. This spicy and savory ice... [More]
Savory Nacho Donuts - Trejo's Donuts Serves Nacho-Inspired Cheese Donuts
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Mild 268 Clicks Pub: Jun 9, 17
Savory Nacho Donuts
Trejo's Donuts Serves Nacho-Inspired Cheese Donuts
Alongside the vegan-friendly Trejo’s Tacos, actor Danny Trejo recently launched a new food venture called Trejo’s Coffee & Donuts that serves savory cheese donuts. Some of the most... [More]
Savory Sauce Ice Creams - Seasoning Brand Deksomboon Launched a New Soy Sauce Ice Cream
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This Year and Average 169 Clicks Pub: Feb 19, 18
Savory Sauce Ice Creams
Seasoning Brand Deksomboon Launched a New Soy Sauce Ice Cream
Thai sauce and seasoning brand Deksomboon created a soy sauce ice cream flavor that’s both sweet and savory. Although soy sauce can be quite salty, the ice cream is said to have a caramel-like... [More]
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