Cold Stone Creamery has added low-fat Sinless Cake Batter ice cream and Sinless Sans Fat Sweet Cream to its offerings. Both contain fewer calories and fat grams than regular versions of the same flavors.
In a survey about food recalls done by the Rutgers University Food Policy Institute, one-third of respondents said the government often overreacts, and 40% said the foods they purchase are less likely to be recalled than products purchased by others. In general, people believe food recalls are important but don't necessarily apply to them.
Fonterra is selling its Peters and Connoisseur ice cream brands to Nestle and selling the license to make and market Cadbury ice cream in Australia to Regal Cream Products. Fonterra plans to focus on cheese, spreads, yogurts and dairy desserts in Australia.
Ye Olde Mill Restaurant and Ice Cream Parlor in Utica, Ohio, will give away free cones of Velvet Ice Cream to celebrate its 40th anniversary. Visitors can watch the ice cream being made and enjoy musicians, magic shows and other entertainment this summer.
Unilever Ice Cream has unveiled new treats for brands such as Breyers, Klondike and Popsicle. Options in the new lineup include two fat-free ice cream offerings, a low-fat Fudgsicle and Popsicle Shots in cookie dough and cookies 'n cream flavors.