Background of the Study
People basically need to eat; it is a must for us. Therefore, through eating, we may able to perform our daily routine. Since the food we are intake gives our body the nutrients it needs to function. Then again, we must know our boundaries to prevent sickness, which is caused by too much eating. That is why today, numerous people eat the food that they like, but not a lot to ensure healthy living.
The cupcake proceeded in the United States in the 19th century, and it was essential for of the amount of time it use up in the kitchen. There was an amendment from pondering out ingredients when baking to measuring out ingredients. According to the Food Timeline Web, food experts have yet to identify exactly where the name of the cupcake invented. There are two notions: one, the cakes were once cooked in cups and two; the components used to make the cupcakes were measured out by the cup. Evidently, cupcakes today have extended to a wide variation of ingredients, sizes, shapes, and beautifications. Nonetheless, this was one of the first formulas for making what we know today as cupcakes (Amayers, 2007).
The sweet potato is only vaguely linked to the potato and does not belong to the nightshade breed. Besides timid starches, sweet potatoes are rich in multi-layered carbohydrates, nutritional fiber, beta-carotene (a provitamin A carotenoid), vitamin C, vitamin B6, manganese and potassium. Pink, yellow and green variations are also high in beta-carotene (Wikipedia, 2013).
The Camote Cupcake will enter in the field of making cupcakes in the industry with the purpose of making an innovative dessert and provide product would satisfy and would fit to the target market.
Statement of the Study
This study will undergo critical emphasis on how the Camote cupcakes product gain entree to the local market in Davao City, and through those competitors that still exist in the market. It will need a deeper study to be able to have a feasible edge that can easily gain profits.
Camote cupcake is a new product that will make the market interested not by just the curiosity of how it tastes but also by its individuality that comes with it. This cupcake is made of camote or in English term is sweet potato which is according to Failla et al. (2009), states that Orange-fleshed sweet potatoes may be one of nature's unmatched causes of beta-carotene. Numerous current studies have revealed the greater aptitude of sweet potatoes to increase our blood levels of vitamin A. This advantage may be chiefly true for children. In some researches from Africa, sweet potatoes were found to cover between 100-1,600 micrograms (RAE) of vitamin A in every 3.5 ounces—enough, on average, to meet 35% of all vitamin A needs, and in many circumstances adequate to meet over...