Ice Cream

US consumers haven't lost the taste for ice cream, they're just eating less of it, according to a Toluna survey. ©iStock/badmanproduction

Ice cream survey underscores health awareness of consumers

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Consumers are indulging more selectively, and more than half of Americans said they either do not eat ice cream or limit their consumption due to health concerns, according to national survey conducted by Toluna.  

© iStock

Asia scoops ice cream growth boost as West turns to East for flavours

By RJ Whitehead

Food historians credit China with inventing ice cream and Marco Polo for bringing it to Italy. Skip forward to the 21st century, and the rate at which Western ice-cream makers are looking to the East for inspiration promises to see renewed momentum—with...

A monthly round-up of products in the dairy aisle. Pic: ©iStock/dikobraziy/sergeyryzhov

What’s new in the dairy aisles for May?

By Mary Ellen Shoup and Jim Cornall

The monthly round-up of products from the dairy aisle and dairy alternatives includes a variety of new spreads, ice cream and beverages.

Orkla Food Ingredients has acquired German ice cream ingredient supplier Eis Gräbner. Pic: ©iStock/Aksenovko

Orkla Food Ingredients buys northern German ice cream company

By Jim Cornall

Norwegian company Orkla Food Ingredients has, through its wholly owned subsidiary Eisunion GmbH, signed and completed an agreement to purchase 100% of the shares in the German sales and distribution company Eis Ludwig Gräbner GmbH (“Eis Gräbner”).

Mintel market trends: Apac getting lairy for dairy

Mintel market trends: Apac getting lairy for dairy

By Davina Patel, food and trends analyst at Mintel

As Asian taste trends continue evolving across Asia-Pacific, manufacturers are being forced to cater for more discerning, better travelled consumers with greater culinary exposure to foreign cultures.