McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams of Santa Barbara, California, brings local flavors into its summer release with honey, olive oil, almonds and clover. The seven-decade ice cream brand moved into its ‘new dairy’ location last year with eyes on expansion.
July is prime time for ice cream and summer weather, culminating with National Ice Cream Day in the US on July 21. Brands use the celebration as an excuse for launches and ad campaigns, including new flavors and novelties.
The summer iteration of the Specialty Food Association’s (SFA) Fancy Food Show took place in New York City this week. Specialty food and beverage sales make up 16.1% of the total industry, with plant-based products growing the fastest in all categories....
In the UK, Unilever has launched a trial of the first wrapper-less ice-cream multipack for its Solero Organic Peach product, with 35% less plastic compared to the original Solero Organic pack with individual plastic wrappers.
CBD has not yet been fully legalized in the US, but Ben & Jerry’s is already for preparing for when it may be. The company released a statement committing to incorporating CBD into future ice cream innovations as soon as it is federally legalized....
A small manufacturer in rural South Australia hopes being named Australia’s best ice cream maker for the second year running will help open up a growing number of supermarket freezers in the more populous east of the country.
The Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA) debuted its Power Plant concept at the National Restaurant Association Show last month, designed to offer plant-based dairy and animal alternatives in on-the-go retail.