Vanilla & Pecan Ice Cream
France
The Frisa brand has launched Glace à la Vanille et Noix de Pécan (vanilla and pecan ice cream), with caramel sauce and pieces of caramelized pecan. Sold at Aldi stores, the line also includes vanilla and macadamia, and caramel with caramel sauce varieties. Each 500 milliliter paperboard tub sells for 2.79 euros (about $3.75).
Waitrose Gelato
United Kingdom
An Italian-style favorite comes to the British Isles in the form of Waitrose Gelato Espresso Ice Cream, a smooth coffee ice cream with espresso sauce and coffee-chocolate drops. Suitable for vegetarians, the treat comes in a 500 milliliter plastic tub and retails for £1.99 (about $4).
Savory Café Helado
Chile
With 60 percent more milk, Nestlé says this vanilla-and-coffee-flavored ice cream is creamier than previously offered. The 1-liter plastic tubs retail for 1,089 CLP (about $2). The ice cream also comes in a fruit-nut variety.
Bofrost Welln’Ice
Germany
This vanilla ice cream from Bofrost boasts 3 percent fat and 73 calories per 100 milliliter serving. The ice cream comes in a 1,400 milliliter microwaveable plastic tub and retails for 5.95 euros ($8).
Pirkka Yogurt Ice Cream
Finland
Acidophilus and bifido bacteria are at the heart of Pirkka Rruklinen Pähkinä-Jogurttijäätelö (yogurt ice cream) in a rye-nut flavor (also available in berry). The low-fat product is sold in a 250 gram plastic tub that retails for 1.69 euros (about $2.30).
SOURCE: Mintel’s Global New Products Database