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Threat to UK ice cream

The future of traditional ice cream in the UK is under threat after the removal of long standing quality standards by the EU. New regulations will allow ‘artificial’ ice cream to be sold that fails to meet the standards adhered to for more than 100 years. Until now ice cream had to contain minimum amounts […]

Ice cream expo

Companies from across the world are looking to take a bite from Britain’s booming ice cream market according to organisers of the Ice Cream Expo 2015. The UK market is estimated to be worth more than £1bn and has been forecasted to continue expanding for at least the next five years. A scorching spring and […]

Ice cream cones go pink

Following an innovative suggestion from Jannettas Gelateria in St Andrews, Glasgow-based wafer cone manufacturer Waverley has produced pink wafer cones to sell during October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Both Waverley and Jannettas will be fundraising and raising awareness for Breakthrough Breast Cancer through the sale of the cones, with Jannettas selling a ‘pink […]

Ice Cream Expo

Date: 17-19 February 2015 Location: Harrogate, UK Link: http://www.ice-cream.org

Ice cream team expands

Three new recruits have joined York ice cream manufacturer Yorvale, based in Acaster Malbis, in production and delivery, taking the total number of employees to 11. The new employees are delivery driver Philip Kneen and production operative assistants Darren Nicholson and Shane-Paul Southren, who all join Yorvale from backgrounds in food production. Yorvale director Ian […]

Global snack market

Virginia Garavaglia, global brand footprint director, Kantar Worldpanel, provides an update on the market for snack products around the world.

Dairy free ice cream honoured

PETA is delighted to announce that the Norfolk chocolate-maker Booja-Booja, based in Brooke, has won in the category of Best Dairy-Free Ice Cream for its Hunky Punky Chocolate at the second annual Vegan Food Awards. “We are thrilled that our Hunky Punky Chocolate has been honoured with the Vegan Food Award for Best Dairy-Free Ice […]

Innovation in ice cream

Research has revealed that ‘weird and wonderful’ ice cream flavours are driving uptake in the out of home (OOH) market in the UK. New figures from Amore di Gelato show that consumers are increasingly turning off from ‘traditional’ flavours such as vanilla, chocolate and strawberry, and embracing ‘unusual flavours’. Operators and chefs from dozens of […]

Sweets & Snacks Middle East

The market for sweets and snacks in the MENA region is continuing to grow – Sweets & Snacks Middle East is the gateway to clients from the Middle East as well as North Africa. Figures for the Sweets & Snacks Middle East trade fair are once again indicating outstanding registration rates. A few months before […]

Ice cream maker triumphs

The team at a York ice cream manufacturer is celebrating after winning a coveted Gold award at the Nantwich International Cheese Awards. Acaster Malbis based Yorvale’s Mango and Lime Yoryog won the first prize in the Frozen Yoghurt category of the cheese and dairy awards, which saw 200 judges reviewing more than 4,000 products. Its […]

Great tasting ice cream

Brighton based artisan gelateria Gelato Gusto is delighted to have received three Great Taste Awards this year: three stars for its Black Truffle and Honey Gelato, two stars for its Lychee & Rose Sorbetto and one star for its Pear & Parmesan Sorbetto. As one of only 125 out of 10,000 entries to be awarded […]

A spotlight on Brazil

With Brazil firmly in the spotlight during the World Cup celebrations, Miriam Wells and Kylie Kendall report on prospects for the country’s confectionery sector.

Americans opt for indulgence

According to Canadean, the desire for indulgence, novel flavours and creamy textures motivates 47 per cent of ice cream consumption in the US. This desire for indulgence is most prevalent in the consumption of impulse ice creams, such as packaged cones, where it motivates 50 per cent of consumption. Health has little influence on the […]

Indians eat more ice cream

According to Canadean, India is the most rapid growing ice cream market globally. Indian consumers are becoming regular patrons of ice cream parlours, and despite consumption of ice cream for each person in India being the lowest across major global markets in 2013, this is set to rise fast. Traditionally Indian consumers have seen ice […]