Articles by Sarah M. Kennedy

It’s a flavor game for frozen dessert makers

Among a saturated ice cream and frozen dessert market, processors are looking to gain momentum by focusing on unique flavors and new innovations.
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What makes a consumer want to buy a cone of ice cream, a cup of gelato or even a scoop of frozen yogurt? Many can argue it’s a desire for something sweet, something to indulge in.


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Frozen pudding, cheesecake sales not so sweet

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The overall frozen desserts and whip toppings category saw dollar and units sales down, with puddings and cheesecakes particularly struggling.


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Ice cream sales nearly frozen

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Ice cream sales see minimal growth, while sherbet and novelty sales trend downward.


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Gelato

New gelato products compete for share of stomach — and eyes

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Several new gelato products were released this year as processors continue to compete for the super-premium frozen dessert category. Plus, we take a look back to our visit with G.S. Gelato in May.
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Feel the churn

Dairy science: why ice cream melts and how to make a great chocolate ice cream

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Ever wonder what makes ice cream melt? And what goes into making chocolate ice cream? Pull up a chair and learn from our resident ice cream specialists.
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Ice cream sales

Polar Vortex freezes ice cream sales

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Ice cream sales are nearly frozen in place according to recent data, and it needs all the help it can get.
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Novelties

Fruit is in: new novelties go beyond ice cream

From ice cream bars to fruit bars and sorbet bars, new novelties take on all sorts of shapes and flavors
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We’ve rounded up some of the best new novelties of the summer for Ice Cream Month, from ice cream bars to fruit bars and sorbet bars.
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Ice cream month

Best new flavors and ice cream products for Ice Cream Month

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Baskin-Robbins, Tillamook, Godiva and more ice cream processors have new flavors and products to celebrate National Ice Cream Month with.
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Ice cream month

How dairy processors are celebrating National Ice Cream Month

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It’s National Ice Cream Month and ice cream companies are celebrating with special events and promotions.
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Dairies are more dangerous than other plants

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Issues like fall hazards and unguarded machinery are all violations dairy plants have been cited for in the last five years. We discuss how such events can be avoided and why worker safety should be top-of-mind.


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