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Cottage cheese’s subtle triumph in late-night snacking

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November 24, 20232 min
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Lauren Daniels Tastewise
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In the quiet hours of the night, a tasteful revolution is unfolding, reshaping how we satisfy our late-night cravings. Enter cottage cheese, the unexpected hero of the midnight snack scene.

Protein’s power in the quiet hours
There has been a significant 29% YoY surge in the preference for protein-packed healthy late-night snacks, promising a more restful sleep. Cottage cheese takes the stage, offering a novel approach to midnight indulgence.

Cottage cheese’s subtle rise to stardom
As the world sleeps, cottage cheese emerges as a quiet yet satisfying alternative in the snacking world.

Over the past 2 years, interest in cottage cheese has climbed by an impressive 300%, quietly becoming the top choice for late-night snacking. Its versatility and nutritional richness make it the silent star of midnight cravings.

Creative whispers in healthy late night snacks
The option to explore the night with inventive twists on late-night delights is better than ever as 22% of cottage cheese occasions unfold during the quiet hours. Enter a world where cottage cheese becomes the canvas for creative, satisfying healthy late-night snacks.

A gut-friendly companion: Cottage cheese and probiotics
For many consumers, these healthy late-night snacks give them the chance to tap into the power of probiotics in cottage cheese for a midnight snack that’s delicious and gut-friendly. With a 7% year-over-year surge in interest in fermented foods, discover added health benefits that resonate with the mindful consumer.

High protein desserts take the night: A subtle shift
The subtle shift from late-night ice cream to simple, high-protein desserts including cottage cheese, witnessed a 33% growth in consumer interest. Yet, late-night pudding snacks hold untapped potential with a hunger for suitable recipes.

Explore our exclusive starter pack for a sneak peek into the world of late-night indulgence. Ready for a deeper exploration? Download the full report here.

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