Unilever to Shut Down Weis Ice Cream Plant

November 27, 2019

Just two years after purchasing Australian ice cream brand Weis, Unilever will close the brand’s original Queensland factory in Toowoomba, which has been operational for more than 60 years. The company said 93 jobs will be lost by the time the facility closes in December 2020. Unilever cited costs, competition, and distribution channels in its […]

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Ben & Jerry Unveils Limited Edition Vegan Ice Cream Line

November 13, 2019

Ben & Jerry’s has partnered up with BOSH! cooking channel’s Ian and Harry for an all-new vegan ice cream line that will be available through European Scoop Shops in the UK, to celebrate World Vegan Month in November. The three limited edition products are powered by plants and include an ice cream burger featuring a […]

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Northern Bloc Debuts New Vegan Ice Cream Flavor

November 8, 2019

Leeds-based ice cream company, Northern Bloc is launching a brand new flavor into retail on November 11 in the UK. This new flavor features ice cream with caramelized almond pieces and a caramel swirl. Northern Bloc is known for manufacturing vegan ice creams, and the new flavor is no different, as it targeted at anyone […]


Breyers Serves Frozen Peppermint Hot Chocolate Ice Cream this Winter

November 7, 2019

Ice cream brand Breyers has debuted a new flavor in anticipation of the holiday season. Called Frozen Peppermint Hot Chocolate, the new dessert will be available at Walmart stores for a limited time, reports Yahoo. The festive new product features dark chocolate ice cream with chocolate chips swirled together with mint ice cream. Interested parties […]

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Cookie Dough Is Becoming a Stand-Alone Dessert

October 28, 2019

Cookie dough is becoming so popular among consumers that it is fast becoming a stand-alone, mainstream dessert – a move up from being most commonly used as an ice cream and frozen inclusion, according to Pecan Deluxe Candy (Europe). Cookie dough in ice cream originated in the United States around 1984; since then, it has […]


Cargill New Soluble Fibers Will Enable Sugar Reduction by 30%

October 25, 2019

Cargill is investing USD35m (EUR32m) in Europe to add soluble fibers to its current broad portfolio of starches, sweeteners and texturizers. Cargill’s new soluble fibers will enable sugar reduction up to 30% as well as calorie reduction and fiber enrichment in ice cream, as well as confectionery, bakery goods, fillings, cereals, and dairy, whilst maintaining […]


DMK and Bahlsen Debut Winter Ice Cream

October 16, 2019

German dairy company Deutsche Milchkontor (DMK) and Bahlsen – a firm known for its sweet snacks including biscuits – have joined forces to introduce a new winter ice cream dubbed Zimtstern. The move aims to cater to the increasing demand for ice cream in the run-up to Christmas. With the new flavor, DMK offers a […]

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Survey Reveals Americans’ Frozen Treat Preferences

October 15, 2019

Statista has partnered up with premium wafer and confection brand, Loacker, to survey American consumers on their frozen treat preferences. With 85% of respondents revealing that they like to invest in feel-good activities at least once each week, “enjoying good food and snacks” appeared among the country’s top three pastimes. Evaluating frozen treat consumption in […]


Oatly Brings Its Oat Milk-based Ice Cream to the UK

October 14, 2019

Swedish-based vegan oat milk brand Oatly has announced it is bringing its oat milk-based ice cream range to the UK. Three flavors will be offered initially, reports Vegetable Food and Living. Launching in Tesco from the end of October, Oatly will make available the following options to British ice cream fans: Chocolate Fudge Hazelnut Swirl […]


Wells Buys Ice Cream Plant from Unilever

September 19, 2019

Wells Enterprises, Inc. has signed a purchase agreement with Unilever for its ice cream manufacturing plant located in Henderson, Nevada. This purchase will expand Wells’ current manufacturing capacity and diversify its ability to support customers geographically to help meet future demand and adds an important footprint in the West. The sale is expected to be […]

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