Tag: dessert ingredients

The Booming Industry of Gelato

Note: As the gelato industry continues to grow within the United States, we wanted to revisit an article published in our semi-annual publication, P Magazine, Issue #30. Here, we revisit why the gelato industry is a worthy investment for entrepreneurs looking to make a significant space in the foodservice industry. Guest blogger, Christiane Carter, marketing… Read more »

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Uncommon Herbs: Peppermint Is Out, Lemon Balm Is In

Written by guest blogger, Christiane Carter, Marketing Support Specialist, PreGel America,  just in time for spring!   It’s not unheard of for culinary artists to branch out and try new, adventurous ingredients when they create show-stopping recipes. Nowadays, the race to discover new herbs and their culinary uses is trending, and I’ve listed a few… Read more »

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Pistachios: What’s the Difference?

What’s the first thing you do when you want to know something? You ask! Whether it’s another person (or in many cases, Google), you seek the information necessary to quench your “curiosity thirst.” This includes information about pistachios … more specifically, PreGel Pistachio Traditional Pastes.   So, artisan chefs who enjoy creating pistachio-flavored specialty frozen… Read more »

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Trending is Always on Trend…

We ended 2018 highlighting the flavor trends that were set to take over dessert and drink menus in 2019. And though we’re only two months into the New Year, more trends keep showing up! From frozen dessert to beverages to pastry, below is a collection of the newest round of trending innovation and ingredients that… Read more »

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Each One, Teach One

They say that storytelling is the best form of teaching because the lessons resonate better with the listener. Some could argue that making the decision to go into business (or invest in one) is an instance that requires learning by way of gathering A LOT of knowledge. However, I would imagine that the more stories… Read more »

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Get Ready to See A Lot of Green!

Woot! Woot! Party over here (and there)!   In America, we tend to celebrate lots of different things. Among them are sports, music, cinema, food (there’s a different food holiday almost every day), and patron saints like Valentine and Patrick!   It was only a few weeks ago when we paid homage to St. Valentine,… Read more »

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Now That’s Using Your Noggin!

Yep, your calendar is correct! We are indeed in mid-December and closer than ever to the height of the holiday season. And aside from holiday decor and what to check off of your likely hectic to-do list (especially around this time of year), in the midst of all the festive planning and activities, I’m almost… Read more »

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But First, Coffee!

It’s one of the most popular drinks in the world, whether hot or iced; black, flavored, or au lait; dark or light roast, etc. We know many facts about coffee (like the fact that it’s necessary at 3pm for many people), but what makes anything more appealing is learning fun new things about it that… Read more »

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The Wonders of the Marsh Mallow

To some, it may sound somewhat unappetizing to eat from something that grows in a marsh—otherwise known as a swamp, bayou, or wetland—but these watery masses are home to the native European/Western Asian plant, Althaea officinalis, a member of the mallow plant family and source from which the long-beloved marshmallow confection is created. As we… Read more »

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Time for Tea!

For most U.S. states, June marks the transition to summertime temperatures, meaning it’s going to get hot! And for most of us, it already has. This is why June is the perfect 30-day span to celebrate one of summer’s most refreshing beverages: iced tea. With so many varieties of the wildly popular thirst quencher (and dessert flavoring… Read more »

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Say Cheeeese!

It’s National Grilled Cheese Month, and what better cheese to celebrate this April occasion than mascarpone? Otherwise known as Italian cream cheese, mascarpone is indeed a “rock star” amongst some of the most iconic dishes consumers have come to love, including tiramisu, whipped cream, cheesecake, and grilled cheese sandwiches. Though PreGel has innovated ways to… Read more »

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Green Mint: March to Flavor Envy

If every month had an assigned frozen dessert flavor to market, I would vote green mint for March. Why? My first reason is solely superficial – because it’s green, which correlates beautifully with St. Patrick’s Day. Second, because March is the month of the spring equinox, and the color green represents the season of spring… Read more »

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The Peanut: The Unshelled Facts

March is National Peanut Month, and seeing as peanuts account for two-thirds of all snacks consumed in the States, now is the perfect time to highlight the nutty treat. Being the preferred “nut” of Americans, the peanut offers many nutritional benefits; goes by several different names; and has a plethora of culinary applications that peanut… Read more »

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The Sweet Truth: Chocolate

It’s National Chocolate Lovers Month, and rightfully so. Chocolate is indeed worthy of a month’s (or more) worth of culinary praise. The decadence of its variant tastes from dark to white is unprecedented in many opinions. And the astronomical number of uses this bliss-inducing ingredient is capable of  creating automatically makes it a reliable ally… Read more »

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