Frosting and icing are types of topping used for providing taste and decoration to baked products such as muffins, cakes, pastries and cookies. It is also used in cake, between layers that is called as filling. Frosting and icing is made using milk, butter, egg whites, flavoring and cream cheese.
Icing is thinner than frosting and gives glaze to the bakery goods. It is made using milk and sugar. Frosting is fluffy and thick and used on the outer surface of a cake.
Increasing demand for bakery products is a major factor propelling the demand of the frosting and icing and anticipated to drive the growth of the global market. Frosted cakes are preferred by consumers during birthdays, parties and festive occasions.
Increasing demand of pastries and muffins among young population is another key factor expected to bolster the growth of the global market. An Increasing number of bakeries and cafes is also fueling the growth of the target market. Furthermore, increasing popularity of donuts, cupcakes and availability of wide range flavored cake, expected to propel the growth of the global market in the near future.
Segmentation by product type:
Boiled or Cooked Icing
Cream Cheese Frosting