"What did the bourbon say to the almonds? Am I drunk or are you nuts?" That is just one of the many jokes Wanda Sykes riffed when she learned about Punch Line, the newest Ben & Jerry's flavor in partnership with Netflix's comedy brand Netflix Is A Joke. Good for the belly and good for a belly laugh, the new flavor is a comedic duo of brown butter bourbon and almond ice creams with roasted almonds and chuckles of cherries. That's a mouthful of mirth.
Peekaboo Organics' ice cream featuring hidden vegetables was named the grand prize winner today of the Real California Milk Snackcelerator dairy snack innovation competition created by the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) and VentureFuel. The competition will provide Peekaboo with $200,000 in resources and funding to bring a snack-sized version of their innovative products to market and expand the overall market for their products. This is the second event of its kind by the California dairy industry designed to inspire ideas integrating the values of fluid milk and dairy ingredients into snacks to meet growing consumer demand and providing resources to help bring them to market.
Graeter’s Ice Cream, America’s oldest family-owned craft ice cream maker, has teamed up with food technology company Perfect Day to launch Perfect Indulgence, Graeter’s first-ever line of vegan frozen desserts using Perfect Day’s innovative animal-free dairy protein. These products will be available online at graeters.com on November 27th and in Graeter’s scoop shops December 1st, 2020.
My/Mo Mochi Ice Cream, creator of the modern frozen snack category, is here to chill out this holiday season with limited edition flavor Cool Peppermint. The seasonal flavor comes just in time for hungry mochi lovers everywhere to hunker down for the holidays. Snackers can now find this twist on the classic, wintery flavor in freezer aisles nationwide. And rest assured, no snowmen were harmed in the making of the desquishiously frosty Cool Peppermint My/Mo Mochi.
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams has released its holiday flavors at Jeni's scoop shops across the country, in select grocery stores, and direct-to-consumer at Jeni's website. The limited-edition holiday flavors include:
Pierre’s Peppermint Ice Cream and Peppermint Ice Cream Sandwiches are back! Both are available in stores now for all to enjoy. Are these Pierre’s perennial holiday favorites a part of your family’s traditions? Peppermint Stick contains delicious mint ice cream complemented by bits of red and green peppermint candy. It also goes well with mint cookies, a drizzle of hot fudge and a little whipped cream.
Bubbies Ice Cream, the frozen novelty brand best known for its super-premium Mochi Ice Cream innovations, has announced it will begin shipping its Mochi Ice Cream in new individually-wrapped packaging to grocery stores and natural retailers across the country this fall. The new packaging marks the reopening of Bubbies Mochi Self-Serve Freezers that have long been a grab-and-go snack destination for customers looking to mix and match their favorite flavors. Earlier this spring, these in-store freezers were scaled back in retailers, due to an abundance of caution regarding COVID-19.
Ben & Jerry's is doubling down on its fight against systemic racism by bringing back Justice ReMix'd, a flavor and campaign designed to inspire radical change. This time the spicy combination of cinnamon and chocolate ice creams, gobs of cinnamon bun dough, and fudge brownies is being deployed with a new, urgent message to young people: use your power and vote.
In 2020 – the year of quarantining and social distancing – many Americans have chosen to indulge in comfort food. A new poll of 2,000 Americans found that two in three are reverting to childhood food favorites and eating more comfort food during the pandemic. That includes an uptick in such favorites as pizza (55%), hamburgers (48%), ice cream (46%), French fries (45%), mac and cheese (38%), spaghetti and meatballs (32%) and others.