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Cookware-Inspired Meal Packages

Super Sun's Ready-to-Eat Meals are Sold in Heatable Packaging

— February 23, 2018 — Lifestyle
There are many iterations of heat-and-eat packages that have been launched over the years, but Super Sun takes a fresh approach to the idea with its cookware-inspired containers.

The four different kinds of microwavable meals can be prepared in about two minutes and are designed to remind of comforting, home-cooked meals with packaging that looks like a bright yellow cookware pot with handles. To continue this illusion, the photography on the top of the package clearly depicts the ingredients that consumers can expect to enjoy, as if they were looking at the dish being cooked from above.

The ready-to-eat convenience foods were developed as a means of helping time-starved consumers prepare quick and easy meals for themselves at home, rather than opting for fast food.
Trend Themes
1. Heat-and-eat Packages - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop innovative heat-and-eat packages with unique designs and convenient heating methods.
2. Authentic Home-cooked Packaging - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create packaging that visually resembles traditional cookware to evoke a sense of comfort and nostalgia.
3. Photographic Ingredient Depictions - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Utilize realistic ingredient visuals on packaging to enhance the consumer's perception of freshness and quality.
Industry Implications
1. Convenience Foods - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop new ready-to-eat meals that cater to time-starved consumers who desire quick and easy meal solutions.
2. Food Packaging - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create innovative and visually appealing packaging designs to enhance the appeal of convenience foods and attract consumers.
3. Fast Food Alternatives - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Explore healthier, ready-to-eat meal options as alternatives to traditional fast food offerings.
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