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 »

Recipes: Vanilla Orange Gelato

Vanilla Orange Gelato

Directions: In a large mix container place the milk, cream, PreGel Orange Fortefrutto® and PreGel Vanilla Velvet Traditional Paste (American Vanilla). Mix together all of the dry ingredients to remove any lumps. With an immersion blender, combine the liquid ingredients while slowly adding the dry ingredients. Mix well for 2-3 minutes. Place in cold process… Read more »

Top Ten: Vanilla Gelato Recipes

Vanilla Whiskey Caramel Gelato

Last issue, we shared with you our collection of our finest chocolate gelato recipes; so it’s only natural that, for this issue, we share with you our premium vanilla gelato recipes. These recipes are the top-ranked vanilla gelato creations produced using PreGel’s beloved Vanilla Traditional Pastes (Vanilla Mexico Superior, Vanilla Velvet and Vanilla Purissima Bean)…. Read more »

What’s Blooming: Vanilla, the Muse of Today’s Top Culinary Trends

Vanilla Muse

For thousands of years, muses have inspired some of the world’s most creative works. Be it animal, plant or human, these muses have brought out the greatness in all fields of the arts including painting, sculpture, fashion and even culinary. For every fashion designer inspired by Gisele Bündchen’s Brazilian sexiness, there is a culinary chef… Read more »

What’s So Great About Vanilla?


You would be hard-pressed to find anyone in America who doesn’t know what vanilla is. It’s the best-selling flavor of ice cream with a segment share of 27.8%, according to a recent study by the NPD Group.To put that in perspective, the next best-selling flavor is chocolate with 14.3%, followed by strawberry and chocolate chip,… Read more »