Mikawaya USA, the Vernon, Calif., creator of Mochi Ice Cream, launch of Mikawaya Exottics Ice Cream, a new line of premium, gourmet ice cream.Mikawaya exotic ice cream

Mikawaya Exottics Ice Cream brings in a new line of frozen products inspired by authentic Asian cuisine and fruits. They come in pints, ice cream bars, (soon-to-be) ice cream sandwiches and 3.6-ounce cups for retail, and for the foodservice trade, they come in 5-quart pails and 3-gallon tubs. The line boasts up to 14 Asian-influenced flavors, including Black Sesame, Green Tea Matcha, Lychee, Taro and Yuzu Sorbet. The new line is available in local Asian markets and restaurants.

"We want to offer our loyal consumers the traditional taste of home in our selected flavor lineup of authentic Asian-influenced flavors," says Joel Friedman, president.