Graeter’s Ice Cream, a 151-year-old, family-owned craft ice cream brand, announces its 2021 Mystery Flavor: Caramel Macchiato. The new flavor will be available in scoop shops and Graeter’s online store. It will also be available in select grocery stores, including Kroger, Giant Eagle, Jewel, Dorothy Lane Market and Jungle Jim’s over the following weeks. This fan favorite flavor was enthusiastically received by consumers during a short test period last summer.
Natasha Case, CEO and Co-Founder of Coolhaus, announced that Queens' Coffee Ice Cream is back this year exclusively at Whole Foods. Made with Allegro Coffee’s Three Queens Blend sourced from three women-owned coffee farms in East Africa, this pint has been touched by women at every level of its creation. Natasha is passionate about helping pave the way for other female and LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs through mentorships, innovative business partnerships, and funding grants through foundations like Black Girl Ventures.
Perry’s Ice Cream is launching new flavors for spring 2021. Their latest premium family size introductions will debut regionally at grocery and retail stores and made available for purchase online across the continental U.S. Also, in the lineup for release, two new three-gallon tub flavors for scoop shop and foodservice customers and the addition of a retail cross-over flavor.
Change the Whirled is a Non-Dairy offering, which is important to Colin Kaepernick, a vegan. Ben & Jerry's currently offers more than a dozen Non-Dairy, vegan fan favorites. Kaepernick's flavor features a caramel Non-Dairy sunflower butter base with fudge chips, graham cracker swirls and chocolate cookie swirls.
Friendsgiving and Pumpkin Pie are available in stores and direct-to-consumer from Perry's online.
August 27, 2020
Perry’s Ice Cream is launching a new fall limited-edition flavor, Friendsgiving and bringing back its classic seasonal favorite, Pumpkin Pie. Friendsgiving, a new tradition with your chosen family! Available in 1.5 quarts, is almond ice cream with blackberry swirls and sugar cookie dough pieces. The flavor will be available for consumer purchase at retail locations starting in October. Pumpkin Pie, a classic favorite! Available in 1.5 quarts, is pumpkin ice cream with swirls of whipped cream flavored ice cream and pie crust pieces, is returning to store shelves this month.
Pandemic-related labor and supply chain issues in the Philippines earlier this year led to current shortage, according to Ramar Foods.
August 26, 2020
Due to high demand, Ramar Foods announces a shortage on its ube (purple yam) supply. Purple Yam has been the popular comfort food for the diaspora and has been enjoyed in several ice cream flavors under Ramar's Magnolia brand. The all-natural ube supply is experiencing a shortage. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and surges in grocery, the supplies are going to be limited.
The Illumination Engineering Society of North America recently gave an "Illumination Award" to Stellar's Michael Vranesh for his work on the Solon, Ohio Customer Innovation Campus of Nestle Professional.