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Textured Ganache Bites

JC's Pie Bites Encase a Creamy Ganache Filling in a Crunchy Crust

— March 18, 2017 — Lifestyle
The Pie Bites from JC's are decadent bite-sized treats that offer the decadence of dessert pies in a smaller, handheld format.

JC's Pie Bites are offered in an assortment of flavors, including Caramel Truffle, Chocolate Silk, Mint Chocolate Cookie and S'mores, all of which feature a creamy ganache center that's protected by crunchy confections and a graham cracker or cookie crust.

Over the years, there have been many products that have been developed to offer the indulgence of cake in a smaller format. Other than pocket pies, pie has hardly received the same sort of treatment. However, by focusing on rich dessert pie flavors made with chocolate, rather than fruit, JC's sets itself apart as a producer of pie-inspired desserts. The brand also makes Pie Pops, and Nudies, which are also just as inventive.
Trend Themes
1. Handheld Pie Treats - There is an opportunity to create more handheld pie desserts with unique flavors and textures like JC's Pie Bites.
2. Flavorful Ganache Fillings - Manufacturers could explore creating more flavors of ganache fillings for hand-sized desserts, using unique ingredients to set them apart.
3. Sweet Snack Innovation - Trends in bite-sized sweet treats continue to grow, with opportunities for flavors, textures, and creative designs to attract consumers.
Industry Implications
1. Dessert Manufacturing Industry - Dessert companies can experiment with inventive ingredients and unique textures to stay ahead of the curve.
2. Confectionery Industry - Confectionery companies could explore more savory elements mixed with sweet desserts to create a more complex and unique flavor profile.
3. Packaged Food Industry - Packaged food companies could explore ways to adapt the trend for small-batch, artisan desserts into mass-produced items suitable for wide distribution.
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