Utz Quality Foods announced a $1.25 million settlement of a class action labeling lawsuit; Whole Foods is moving its Northeast headquarters; Nestle will move its ice cream and frozen pizza businesses from a DSD network to a warehouse model.
Investment firm Sunrise Strategic Partners announced today an investment in ice cream producer Coolhaus. The company plans to release a plant-based product in the near future.
The artisanal ice cream brand announced today that it had closed a minority investment from Strand Equity. The capital will be used to help the company scale its presence in retail and to open scoop shops on the West Coast.
This month McConnell’s launched a line of dairy-free “ice cream” made from a proprietary blend of micronized pea protein.
ProYo announced today that its high protein, low fat ice cream pint brand will now be known as Swell Ice Cream. The rebranding is an attempt to optimize the brand’s name and packaging to better connect with what CEO and founder Nathan Carey said are the core consumers of pints: women, families and “weekend warriors.”
This week, My/Mo announced the launch of its newest innovation, pints with mochi “bite” inclusions, an ice cream-forward reversal of the brand’s original mochi line. The company will also launch four non-dairy mochi flavors using cashew milk in Q1.
Ice cream and novelty brands highlighting natural ingredients or embracing full-fat indulgence are in full demand. Here’s the scoop on the latest in frozen dessert news from Vice Cream, My/Mo Mochi, Halo Top and Snow Monkey.
The new Baileys Sea Salt Caramel gelato will be available nationwide this month at a suggested retail price of $4.99 for a 16 oz. pint. Ciao Bella and Baileys continue to collaborate and plan to launch new flavors in the future.
Nancy’s Fancy’s new kitchen will be located in a 6,000 square-foot facility in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles that previously housed Mast Brothers Chocolatiers.
A portion of the proceeds from each One Love pint sold will benefit Jamaica’s One Love Youth Camp, a program run by The Bob Marley Foundation and Partners for Youth Empowerment.