Pudding & desserts is one of the food category offered in restaurants, along with the salads & sides and soft drinks categories, according to GlobalData’s menu intelligence database. According to GlobalData’s menu analysis of the pudding & desserts category in Singapore report, the pudding & desserts category constitutes a 21% share among all restaurant types in Singapore foodservice market. The report analyses 6,428 menu items from different foodservice outlets in Singapore and provides an overview of the food categories available across its foodservice channel. Buy the report here.
Cream was found to be the most-used ingredient in the pudding & desserts category, featuring in 22% of menu items, followed by fruit and yogurt. Confectionery and nuts & seeds were also significant ingredients.
An analysis of the annual price change between 2022 and 2023 indicates that the average menu prices in the pudding & desserts category have dropped by 0.05%. As on-premises dining gains momentum following the COVID-19 pandemic, the pudding & desserts category in Singapore is expected to experience overall growth.
Different categories exhibited mixed price movements within Singapore foodservice market between 2022 and 2023. Of all the categories, the sharing platters & tapas category exhibited the highest price increase, while pudding & desserts experienced a maximum price decrease.
An in-depth analysis of the pudding & desserts category price trend by location reveals consumption trends of each region. The graph below represents the change in pudding & desserts category menu prices during 2021-2023 across the top five locations. As seen below, pudding & desserts category menu items in Apache Junction became more affordable as compared to Singapore and Apache Junction.
While consumers become more price conscious, operators look for ways to optimize their costs to retain margin and market share. In Singapore market, restaurants operators rely on innovation as a crucial tactic to appeal to customers as well as optimize costs. As increasing number of consumers seek novel experiences, foodservice operators must continuously innovate their menu choices, providing superior taste and quality along with a diverse selection of dishes. Operators should highlight the distinctive tastes and flavours of their food and beverage offerings in a convenient format to enhance customer engagement.
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