Chandigarh/Amritsar, Oct. 20: As a growing number of people in the cities prefer giving chocolates and cakes as gifts on Diwali festival, many traditional sweets are being replaced.
Many confectioners say that the recent trends have proved to be a boon for bakers.
One such shop is of Nik Baker''s in Chandigarh who are keeping busy these days cashing in the festive mood ahead of Diwali.
Nikhil Mitta, owner of the Nik Baer’s IK BAKER''S, said: “I see a big change. People used to buy a lot of sweets last year, now they have shifted to chocolates and cakes. People don’t relish much Indian traditional `mithai''.
“A Lot of people are giving chocolate as a Diwali gift like dry cakes, fruit cakes and plum cakes,” he added.