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Single-Serve Lunchtime Rice Cookers

The Thanko Electric Bento Rice Cooker Prepares Fresh Grains

— March 10, 2020 — Tech
The Thanko Electric Bento rice cooker is a compact, portable appliance that offers office professionals and busy consumers alike with a way to prepare fresh servings from almost anywhere. The single-serve rice cooker works by preparing up to six ounces of rice at a time in just 14 to 20 minutes flat, which makes it ideal for making fresh meals from the comfort of one's desk. Weighing just two pounds, the appliance doesn't make any noise when in operation or release any steam to make it suitable for discreet office use.

The Thanko Electric Bento rice cooker is ideal for portable use, but is also great for home use to prepare just the right amount of grains for a single person to eat for lunch or dinner.
Trend Themes
1. Single-serve Appliances - The trend towards compact, single-serve appliances allow for efficient personal usage and portability.
2. On-the-go Cooking - Increasingly busy lifestyles lead to a demand for portable cooking solutions that require minimal prep time and can be used in various locations.
3. Desk Lunches - More people are choosing to eat at their desk during the workday, creating a market for appliances that can prepare fresh meals in office spaces.
Industry Implications
1. Appliances - Single-serve appliances such as rice cookers can be expanded into a market for personal-sized coffee makers, mini blenders, and other compact devices to simplify personal food preparation.
2. Office Supplies - Companies can incorporate compact cooking appliances as part of their office supply offerings, providing a valuable amenity for employees that encourages them to stay at the office during lunch breaks.
3. Meal Delivery Services - Meal delivery services can offer customers the option to receive meals uncooked with accompanying single-serve appliances, providing a convenient way to cook meals while avoiding food waste from over-portioning.
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