PreGel’s Cacao Essenziale™ Officially Launches – Dark and milk chocolate couverture is now available for purchase

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PreGel AMERICA is proud to announce the arrival of Cacao Essenziale™ fine chocolate couverture. Cacao Essenziale™ delivers the rich tastes of Tanzaka 72% (Fine Dark Chocolate Couverture) and Azima 44% (Fine Milk Chocolate Couverture) to the dessert industry. The addition of Cacao Essenziale™ adds diversity to PreGel’s product lines and appeals to a broader group… Read more »

Top Ten: Tastes of Warm, Winter Nostalgia

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The spicy scent of gingerbread baking in the oven, the warmth of a hot chocolate mug against frozen fingers and the buttery taste of grandmother’s holiday cookies all evoke an emotion just by seeing the word such as gingerbread on a menu. According to Marcia Pelchat, a scientist at the Morrell Chemical Senses Center, consumers… Read more »

Berry Healthy Briefs

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Going Against the Grain: Not all consumers seek healthy options Healthy and wholesome options in QSRs continue to gain momentum as calorie count postings reveal the sometimes scary numbers behind the meals offered, but there’s always the consumer who frankly doesn’t care. Yes, there are still consumers who want to indulge and enjoy the grease,… Read more »

Tree Talk: Industrial Flavors Mark PreGel’s 8th Product Line

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PreGel AMERICA announced the launch of Industrial Flavors to its versatile product lines. The line presents a variety of bulk flavors to professionals in the food business and adds an eighth line to the company’s many dessert ingredient solutions. The products featured are highly concentrated, powdered flavorings ideal for ice cream pints, private label franchise… Read more »

Tree Talk: Rise of the Topping Shell

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The consumer market is heating up with new value-adds for frozen treats. Smucker’s® recently launched its latest Magic Shell flavor Pink Lemonade to provide a new topping for ice cream. The B2B market, however, still has the stronghold on frozen treat inclusions including PreGel’s Coriandolina® Coatings that come in the flavors of Lemon, Strawberry, Coffee,… Read more »

Tree Talk: The PreGel Channel Launches Fresh, New Online Tutorials!

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PreGel AMERICA is excited to announce the newest additions to its network of online tutorials at ThePreGelChannel.com! The latest videos include step-by-step instructions featuring new alcoholic gelato recipes, how to properly clean an Ugolini MiniGel Frozen Dessert & Beverage machine and how to create a Chocolate Hazelnut Crumb Frozen Cupcake. The educational how-to-videos hosted on… Read more »

Recipes: Chocolate Raspberry Frozen Yogurt

Chocolate Raspberry Gelato

Directions: In a large mix container place the 1% milk, yogurt, PreGel Prontociocc Traditional Paste (Chocolate) and PreGel Raspberry Fortefrutto®. Mix together all of the dry ingredients to ensure the powder disseminates completely. With an immersion blender blend the milk and yogurt while slowly adding the latter. Mix well for 2-3 minutes. Place the latter… Read more »

Top Ten: Chocolate Gelato Recipes

Top Ten Chocolate Gelato

You’ll love this collection of our finest chocolate gelato recipes! From one-of-a kind to classic chocolate flavors, these recipes are the top-ranked chocolate gelato creations produced by the PreGel Professional Training Center staff. These creations were selected as the best for their uniqueness and/or simplicity by customers, clients and the PreGel Staff. 10.  Chocolate Arrabbiata… Read more »

What’s Blooming: Chocolate Architecture

Chocolate Architecture

Sublime curves, brilliant, eye-popping colors, artisan-crafted elements that defy the logics of physics – all of these and more are among the elements of well-crafted chocolate sculptures. Chocolate architecture is as popular as ever today, and it is finding its way into everything from simple cake adornments to complex structures presented at the most trendy… Read more »

Berry Healthy: Delicious and Nutritious: Doctors Say “Yes” to Chocolate

Yes To Chocolate

“Take a piece of chocolate twice a day while symptoms persist.” Isn’t that what you wish you’d hear during visits to the doctor? Well, good news for those of us who have been self-medicating with chocolate all along: There are actually valid reasons to follow this advice while maintaining your healthy lifestyle. Many recent studies… Read more »

Berry Healthy: Basics 101: Chocolate

Chocolate Process

Chocolate: The word alone invokes pleasure for most of us. Its crisp, smooth texture with rich and bold flavor creates an always-satisfying experience. “Simple Magnificence: The Cacao Bean”  walks us through the origins of chocolate’s fundamental ingredient – the cacao bean. The process flow diagram ( below) provides an overview of how cacao beans are… Read more »

Branching Out: Thinking Outside the Dish Decadent 3-Layer Chocolate Cake

Decadent 3 Layer Chocolate Cake

Thinking outside of the box is a defining characteristic of PreGel. We are constantly seeking and developing new niches for our products, acknowledging that the ingredients are common to many diverse culinary applications. With this in mind, we invite you to think beyond the gelato dish, and expand your horizons with our innovative recipes! Decadent… Read more »