desserts & ice cream

26 Mar 2020
--- California-based ice brand Coolhaus is debuting its latest innovation: Queens’ Coffee ice cream, which is made in partnership with Allegro Coffee using its Three Queens blend. The specialty coffee is grown and produced... Read More
09 Mar 2020
--- “Pleasure” remains the sought-after attribute in ice cream, with consumers naming taste and indulgent qualities as primary reasons driving purchases. In the contemporary consumer environment, however, balancing... Read More
03 Mar 2020
--- Food in “under three minutes” may soon be made possible with the aid of drones in Ireland, under a new partnership between Manna Drone Delivery and Just Eat, Ben & Jerry’s and Camile Thai. The flying... Read More
07 Feb 2020
--- Brands with a story to tell is a significant trend taking industry by storm, with Innova Market Insights naming “Storytelling” as the top trend of the year. At ISM 2020 in Cologne, Germany, FoodIngredientsFirst... Read More
05 Feb 2020
--- This is the golden age of food science. We see food science driven by consumer demand and this is redefining what clean label means, Niclas Luthman, Co-Founder and Head of R&D at Nick's tells FoodIngredientsFirst,... Read More
04 Feb 2020
--- Global ice cream manufacturer Froneri has launched RØAR – a new ice cream suitable for vegan consumers – as plant-based meal occasions increase. Avoiding palm oil and made with UTZ Certified (part of... Read More
21 Jan 2020
--- Eighty four percent of UK ice cream parlors report that vanilla is their best-selling ice cream flavor, according to a survey conducted by the Ice Cream and Artisan Food Show. The second and third most popular flavors were... Read More
07 Jan 2020
--- Ice cream mega-brand Magnum has launched a new line of Ruby chocolate-covered mini ice creams in the US. The Magnum Ruby Minis release makes Magnum the first brand in the US to launch an ice cream featuring the fourth type... Read More
16 Dec 2019
--- Solvay has revealed two new advancements in a bid to strengthen its hold in the natural vanillin market at Fi Europe 2019. The first is the doubling of production capacity of RhoVanil Natural Crystal White, following what... Read More
12 Dec 2019
--- Nestlé has reached agreement to sell its US ice cream business to Froneri, an ice cream-focused joint venture Nestlé created in 2016 with PAI Partners, for a transaction value of US$4 billion. In this move, the... Read More
28 Nov 2019
--- Barry Callebaut’s Forever Chocolate strategy includes the objective of storing more carbon than it emits by 2025. Together with its partner, The Gold Standard Foundation, the Swiss company has developed a methodology... Read More
11 Nov 2019
--- Plant-based dairy brand Eclipse Foods is debuting in the US with an ice cream partnership with OddFellows in New York City and Humphry Slocombe in San Francisco. Eclipse says it “uses a blend of plants to replicate... Read More
25 Oct 2019
--- Consumers are increasingly seeking to consume raw cookie dough as a trendy food in itself, as highlighted by UK-based Pecan Deluxe Candy (Europe) Ltd. The ingredients specialist has now tripled its cookie dough production... Read More
16 Oct 2019
--- Positioned as both a natural sweetener and a flavoring, Dirafrost’s new cacao fruit puree is made from the white pulp surrounding cacao beans – which are typically destined for chocolate production. As the demand... Read More
15 Oct 2019
--- A new report from Innova Market Insights highlights the growing sophistication of Europe’s appetite for chocolate, with a push towards premium and indulgent products clearly reflected in NPD. In line with this demand,... Read More
14 Oct 2019
--- The market for plant-based dairy and desserts is changing in scale – dramatically. Boosted by a sustainable and natural positioning that reflects consumer demands, the market now provides tasty treats for consumers who... Read More
27 Sep 2019
--- Consumers are adopting a consumption pattern that is increasingly varied and diverse, meaning that it is more important than ever to offer options that are plant-based and free-from. This is according to Anneke van de Geijn,... Read More
24 Sep 2019
--- In a push to expand its sugar reduction capabilities in chocolate, Cargill has invested US$5 million in its Mouscron, Belgium facility. The investment will fund the development of a wide range of sugar replacers and the... Read More
09 Sep 2019
--- TIC Gums is launching solutions for ice cream and coffee ready-to-drink beverages that will tap into the keto trend. Ticaloid PRO 122 RD is a hydrocolloid blend uniquely created for retort processing, while Dairyblend... Read More
28 Aug 2019
--- In a report centered on Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa (APMEA), Ireland-headquartered Kerry stresses the importance of a localized approach when communicating with consumers in this region, as perceptions of... Read More