Ice-Cream Consumption in India: Marketing Project

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Consumer Behavior towards Ice creams: A perspective on Kwality Walls

Contents 1. History of Ice creams 3 2. Stages of Consumption 3 3. Market Analysis 4 3.1. Ice cream industry in India 4 3.2. Challenges 6 3.3. Future growth prospects 6 4. Attitudinal factors: Ice creams 7 5. Company background 8 6. Short-term and Long-term Memory factors in Ice cream 10 7. Maslow’s Hierarchy 10 8. Competitors 11 9. Recent Developments in Ice cream industry 12 9.1. Effect on Kwality Walls 13 10. References 14

1. History of Ice creams
Ice cream's origins are known to reach back as far as the second century B.C., although no specific date of origin or inventor has been undisputedly credited with its discovery. We know that Alexander the Great enjoyed snow and ice flavoured with honey and nectar. Biblical references also show that King Solomon was fond of iced drinks during harvesting. During the Roman Empire, Nero Claudius Caesar (A.D. 54-86) frequently sent runners into the mountains for snow, which was then flavoured with fruits and juices.
Over a thousand years later, Marco Polo returned to Italy from the Far East with a recipe that closely resembled what is now called sherbet. Historians estimate that this recipe evolved into ice cream sometime in the 16th century. England seems to have discovered ice cream at the same time, or perhaps even earlier than the Italians. "Cream Ice," as it was called, appeared regularly at the table of Charles I during the 17th century. France was introduced to similar frozen desserts in 1553 by the Italian Catherine de Medici when she became the wife of Henry II of France. It wasn't until 1660 that ice cream was made available to the general public. The Sicilian Procopio introduced a recipe blending milk, cream, butter and eggs at Cafe Procope, the first cafe in Paris. 2. Stages of…...

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