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Puppet-Inspired Sandwiches

The Elmo Face Crust Cutter Makes Any Lunch Fun

— September 28, 2012 — Life-Stages
Brighten up any child's school day with the Elmo Face Crust Cutter. This absolutely adorable kitchen accessory will make your little tot smile as soon as they open up their lunch box. This cute item comes from NeatoShop and is available on its site.

The product promises to shape any sandwich or piece of bread into a loveable Elmo face. What child wouldn't love this? In fact, what adult wouldn't get some enjoyment out of a Sesame Street sandwich? It leaves bread with the same face shape, nose and bubbly eyes as Elmo.

If you're looking for a way to spice up your child's lunch -- or just want to ensure that they eat it -- this is definitely the product for you.
Trend Themes
1. Character-inspired Kitchenware - There is a trend towards creating kitchen accessories that are based on beloved characters or icons, which allows brands to tap into nostalgia and increase consumer appeal.
2. Personalization of Lunch - With the rise of unique and customizable lunch options, there is an opportunity for companies to create products that allow consumers to create personalized lunches that match their preferences and personalities.
3. Fun Packaging for Food Products - Brands are exploring new ways to engage customers through packaging that is both fun and functional, in order to differentiate their products and create memorable experiences for consumers.
Industry Implications
1. Kitchenware Manufacturing - Kitchenware manufacturers can take advantage of the trend towards character-inspired products, creating new lines of kitchen tools and accessories that tap into popular characters and nostalgic brands.
2. Food and Beverage Packaging - Food and beverage packaging companies can explore ways to incorporate fun and interactive elements into their packaging, creating experiences that engage customers and create brand loyalty.
3. Children's Food Products - With the growing interest in personalized and fun lunches, there is an opportunity to create innovative eats and snacks that cater specifically to children, such as customizable sandwich kits and playful snacks that encourage creativity.
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