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About the Cookies Report

The Cookies Trend Report presents an expansive look at the biscuit sector. With our crowd-sourced research, companies will gain insight into hundreds of developments in the baked goods sphere. Cookie recipes, peanut biscuits, oatmeal cookies and biscotti baking methods have changed to adjust to consumer tastes, and the Cookies Trend Report tracks these developments. Learn how innovative cookie cutters and emerging cookie dough products are adapting to meet consumer preferences with our report.

Who It's For

Our expansive collection of cutting edge cookie trends is ideal for anyone in the baked goods industry, whether you are an independent baker, or a major retailer looking for product inspiration.

Take advantage of our dynamic research dictated and sourced by the consumer with the Cookies Trend Report.

The Cookies Trend Report, last published on Jul 13, 2015, includes 79 PRO Trends and 395 examples of cookies market research and cookies consumer trends related to: biscuit, baked goods, cookie recipes, peanut biscuits, chocolate chip cookies and cookies trends.

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Our cookies research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced cookies articles and 2,448,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 79 Cookies PRO Trends = 79 Powerpoint Pages Cookies PPT Report
• 395 Cookies Examples

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• 55 Cookies Videos (Online) Cookies Videos
• 2,370 Cookies Images (Online) Cookies Images
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Sample Cookies Pro Trends

Each Cookies PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online cookies articles, videos and images. Examples:

Ethical Caffeine The coffee industry responds to the environmental crisis Implications - Along with being more health-conscious, the coffee industry is becoming eco-aware, taking active steps to evaluate and reduce its environmental impact. Coffee manufacturers have begun to re-purpose byproducts that would otherwise go to waste, as well as switch to recyclable packaging methods. Taking an eco perspective in the creation, distribution and aftermath of its product ensures that the industry not only positions itself as caring and compassionate, but also becomes a catalyst for global change.
Ethical Caffeine
The coffee industry responds to the environmental crisis
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Whole Grain Health Complex carbohydrates expand to aid consumers beyond dietary health Implications - While the dietary benefits of whole grain foods are certainly not new, these health foods are being re-discovered by consumers to aid in other areas of one's life. Known to be a factor in enhancing serotonin levels and therefore encouraging sleep, complex carbohydrates like brown rice and whole grains are being adapted into new food forms as a means to combat typically stressful health conditions. Helping individuals improve their sleep patterns in a less invasive manner, the use of complex carbohydrates speaks to the broadening usage of health foods in all aspects of consumer lives.
Whole Grain Health
Complex carbohydrates expand to aid consumers beyond dietary health
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Maker Play Toy shops integrate customization features to increase involvement Implications - Seeking to add a level of interactivity to the buying process, brands targeting younger audiences are turning to store enhancements that encourage participation. Allowing kids to customize, alter and interact with goods, brands are providing a laid-back atmosphere that allows consumers to become involved with the products they purchase in a hands-on way. Such examples reflect a shift toward more inclusive buying methods.
Maker Play
Toy shops integrate customization features to increase involvement
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Atypical Sweetener Consumers swap refined sugars for coconut-based alternatives Implications - With the harmful effects of excess sugar consumption now being widely publicized, consumers have begun searching for low-calorie alternatives. The rising popularity of less refined sugars and sweeteners -- especially those that come from natural sources, such as coconut -- indicates not only that preventative health is at the forefront of consumers' purchasing decisions; it also showcases a willingness on the part of the Western consumer to look at other cultures for health inspiration.
Atypical Sweetener
Consumers swap refined sugars for coconut-based alternatives
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Bake-Free Indulgence Confectionery experts focus on recipes that minimize time and effort Implications - A popular sub-section of confectionery recipes are replacing complex step-by-step recipes with bake-free sweets. These accessible desserts serve today's busy shopper who is often looking to cut down on time and effort without compromising on taste. This approach to cooking is also mindful of urban living that often requires minimalist recipes suited to small kitchen spaces.
Bake-Free Indulgence
Confectionery experts focus on recipes that minimize time and effort
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Botanical Indulgence Dessert recipes mimic nature with floral and herbal additions Implications - Decadent desserts are moving more towards the natural side of baking with real floral ingredients. Crushed petals and green leaves help brands and pastry gurus step outside the ordinary confectionery box through unusual dishes that leave lasting impressions. This approach to cuisine is also appealing to health-conscious consumers.
Botanical Indulgence
Dessert recipes mimic nature with floral and herbal additions
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Designed Dessert Consumers search for efficient forms of personalization in food Implications - DIY culture may be thriving, but many consumers don't have the time to make their own goods. Not wanting to miss out on the opportunity for customization, consumers are turning to services that let them design, as opposed to make, their own desserts. Ultimately, consumers still want to be involved, on some level, in the creation of their goods.
Designed Dessert
Consumers search for efficient forms of personalization in food
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Doodle Packaging Brands turn to packaging designs reminiscent of kids artwork and drawings Implications - Recognizing the need to target youthful consumers in a more approachable manner, brands are turning to packaging designs that are reminiscent of artwork that kids would actually produce. Featuring sketches and doodles of animals and insects, brands are using imagery that kids can identify with, reflecting a need to connect with consumers, particularly those of a younger age range, in a more authentic manner.
Doodle Packaging
Brands turn to packaging designs reminiscent of kids artwork and drawings
4 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 73 more Cookies PRO Trends and 395 examples!



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