The Big 5: Frozen Dessert Basics

The frozen dessert category is growing and evolving every day with numerous additions to the category in all facets of business from grocery shelves to QSRs. Ice cream, gelato, sorbet, frozen yogurt and custard are only the cusp of what’s out there, but constitute the BIG 5 of what shops are outputting. However, consumers are having a hard time understanding the differences and sometimes even business owners stumble over the main points of each frozen dessert. We collected the basic information on the definitions and differences between these key frozen dessert categories for you and your patrons to gain a better understanding.