New Delhi: If you might be amongst these health-conscious folks, then you must relish baked gujiyas this Holi. For these, who keep away from oily and conventional sweets can now gorge themselves on baked gujiyas full of dry fruits and that are additionally obtainable in different flavours.
The confectioners have provide you with novel concepts in sweets, snacks and thandai. One can discover the trays of sweets nicely adorned with varieties of vibrant gujiyas of different flavours displayed within the outlets and eating places throughout the nation, notably in north India throughout Holi, the pageant of colors.
Gujiya is a conventional native Indian candy and has demand throughout Holi. Traditionally, gujiya was ready with ‘maida’ full of ‘mava’ or ‘khoya’ and dry fruits, and after fry it was dipped in sugar syrup. But, now sugar free, oil free and baked gujiya can also be obtainable available in the market.
Gujiyas full of a mix of khoya and chocolate chips topped with chocolate syrup appeal to kids, mentioned Firoz H Naqvi, Director, Federation of Sweets & Namkeen Manufacturers (FSNM) who expects good enterprise sweets and snacks this yr.
Gujiya is a well-liked candy dish in Holi because it shares over 50 per cent of the full enterprise of sweets whereas the full turnover of the sweets and snacks throughout India stays from Rs 8,000 crore to Rs 10,000 crore on this pageant, mentioned Naqvi.
Sales of Thandai accounts for almost 10-15 per cent gross sales, he added.
Talking to IANS, FSNM Director mentioned that it is a chance to the sweets and snacks producers to deliver improvements into their enterprise and develop the commerce submit the Covid-19 pandemic, that has did not dampen the festive spirit.
The branded sweets and snacks producers have introduced gujiyas in a variety of flavours with international components, roasted coconuts and baked recipes.
Pushpendra Sharma, Mithas Sweets and Restaurants advised IANS that he has introduced scrumptious chocolate gujiya aside from baked gujiya and Gulkand Gujiya which are a magnet for clients loads.
He mentioned that baked gujiya has attracted good demand as it’s oil free and a healthy candy dish.
Haldiram, an enormous model within the trade, has launched cranberry, a well-liked superfood, in kesar gujiya for the primary time which attracted good demand, mentioned Ankit Chawla, Senior Manager, Haldiram Products (R&D).
He mentioned Haldiram’s packed sweets and namkeen have picked up good demand from on-line consumers throughout Covid-19 pandemic and gross sales have elevated this yr on Holi as in comparison with final yr. Haldiram has additionally launched a brand new product of baked Spanish corn not too long ago, he added.
India’s one of the key packaged snacks model Bicano has additionally introduced a variety of Gujiya with different flavours and thandai aside from snacks throughout this Holi.
Manish Agrawal, Director, Bikano, mentioned that he has launched gujiyas and thandai in different flavours.
According to Agrawal, demand for packaged meals objects has elevated throughout covid-19 pandemic and submit covid interval and his firm’s gross sales have elevated round 10-15 per cent up to now seven months.
Despite covid-19 restrictions the key of Madhya Pradesh gross sales of Bhanwarilal Mithaiwala of Indore remained least affected.
Anil Saini of Bhanwrilal advised IANS that 2-day lockdown has been imposed for Sunday and Monday when Holi is well known within the City however clients have already purchased the sweets so, covid-19 restriction left no impression on confectionary enterprise.