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Compact Cartable Cookers

The Portable Kitchen by Mervv Allows Cooking On-the-Go

— March 19, 2012 — Lifestyle
Cooking on-the-go can be near impossible in the hustle and bustle of urban life, not to mention undesirable due to the prevalence and convenience of fast food, but the Portable Kitchen offers a simple solution that could make people’s lives easier and healthier in one fell swoop. The Portable Kitchen is a compact and cartable cooker that allows people to whip up meals while traveling or at work.

Conceived by Indonesia-born, Singapore-based product designer Merwyn of Mervv, the Portable Kitchen is comprised of a slim stove and kitchen utensils that make use of shape memory alloy allowing them to lie flat when not in use. A space-saving design, the Portable Kitchen springs to life in an instant when needed, providing a pan and spatula for cooking.
Trend Themes
1. Compact and Portable Cooking Devices - The trend of compact and portable cooking devices allows for convenient cooking on-the-go, providing opportunities for innovative product designs and features.
2. Healthy and Sustainable Eating Habits - The trend towards healthier and more sustainable eating habits is driving the demand for portable cooking solutions, creating opportunities for products that promote nutritious meals while on-the-go.
3. Workplace Productivity and Convenience - The trend of maximizing workplace productivity and convenience fuels the need for portable cookers that enable professionals to cook their own meals at work, presenting opportunities for innovative design and functionality.
Industry Implications
1. Consumer Electronics - The consumer electronics industry can capitalize on the trend of compact and portable cooking devices by designing and manufacturing innovative cooking appliances that cater to on-the-go cooking needs.
2. Food and Beverage - The food and beverage industry can leverage the trend of healthy and sustainable eating habits by developing and promoting portable cooking devices that enable individuals to cook nutritious meals while on-the-go.
3. Office Supplies and Furnishings - The office supplies and furnishings industry can tap into the trend of workplace productivity and convenience by introducing portable cookers and kitchen utensils that facilitate cooking at the office, enhancing work-life balance for professionals.
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