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The Ice Cream Industry Is Having a Meltdown

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Even a summer surge can’t make up for a season of empty parlors and depressed sales. Like many goods, the summer staple has had a rough start to the season due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. While grocery sales for the frosty dessert have largely remained consistent, with even modest gains in some cases, ice cream shops are still floundering… Read more »

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Dairy-free ice cream taps into ‘healthy’ treat trend

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Young people worldwide are developing a taste for dairy-free ice cream which they see as a “healthier” alternative, involving almonds and coconut. New launches of dairy-free varieties now make up 4% of all new ice cream launches, according to market research firm Mintel. And major brands, including Haagen Dazs and Ben and Jerry’s have launched dairy-free varieties. But they don’t… Read more »

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Americans opt for indulgence

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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.

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Indulgent ice cream in demand

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Germans, especially older consumers, eat more ice cream than any other country in Europe, according to a new study from Canadean. The ice cream? market in Germany was worth US$2.7 billion (€1.9bn) in 2013. This is largely due to consumers aged 55 and older who are responsible for almost 40% of ice cream consumption in the country, and this number will only increase as Germany’s population keeps on ageing. By contrast, those aged 16 and under are only responsible for 15% of consumption.

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