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What’s New in February: Vegan Frozen Dessert Innovations

Updated: Mar 14, 2023

February was a big month in the frozen dessert and ice cream world! Besides St. Valentine’s Day, brands began releasing their carefully created concoctions for the ice cream season ahead. It’s an exciting time of year, with new releases soon to hit grocery store freezers.

One such release is GoodPop’s new product line of non-dairy fudgy bars, our February Pick of the Month. Available in four enjoyable flavors, you’ll have a hard time choosing just one! Read on for more news about vegan frozen dessert innovations from around the globe.


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GoodPop Announces New Lineup of Non-Dairy Fudgy Bars, United States

GoodPop recently announced its first line of fudgy oat milk-based, gluten-free frozen dessert bars! These bars are just like the classic ice cream truck favorites but are non-dairy, gluten-free, Non-GMO Project Verified, 130 calories or less, and made with organic and fair-trade ingredients.


The exciting lineup includes four flavors:

  • Fudge n' Vanilla Crunch: Nothing "vanilla" about it, this creamy oat milk bar is a classic combination with smooth, decadent vanilla filling dipped in an irresistible chocolate fudge shell. This frozen treat is topped with organic cacao nibs and delivers a satisfying (and allergen-friendly) crunch.

  • Double Chocolate Fudge: Silky, chocolate oat milk filling gets dipped into a rich, fudgy chocolate shell for a dairy-free treat that's nothing short of indulgent. And hint: serving size is two pops for double the goodness.

  • Mint n' Fudge Chip: This 80-calorie pop was "mint" to be! Sweet and minty, made with organic peppermint leaves, this creamy mint oat milk dessert bar has fair trade cocoa chips in every bite.

  • Fudge n' Caramel Crunch: Take a beat and dive into the salty-sweet decadence of this chocolate and caramel oat milk pop. Creamy salted caramel filling sweetened with fair trade molasses and organic cane sugar gets covered in a super fudgy coating dotted with crunchy organic cacao nibs.

The creamy and indulgent bars come as a 4x66.5ml pack, with a suggested retail price of $5.99 USD.



Judes Releases a Limited-Edition Flavor in Ice Cream Gift Boxes, England

Gift someone special with a new, limited-edition flavor from Judes! Available in ice cream gift boxes only, Amarena Cherry Ripple is a smooth and creamy plant-based vanilla frozen dessert swirled with a delightful sweet and sour Amarena Cherry ripple.

Each gift box includes 6x460ml tubs, a recipe book, an ethically sourced tote bag, and a personalized note card. It’s priced at £68.50 ($50.23 USD).



Keventers Launches Its First Range of Vegan Frozen Desserts, India


Keventers, the first milkshake brand made in India, has added an exciting new product to its portfolio: a range of vegan frozen desserts! The tasty two new animal-free frozen dessert flavors are lactose and gluten-free and contain no artificial ingredients or added flavors.

Vegan Strawberry contains a smooth texture with an impeccable strawberry taste that leaves you wanting more. The Vegan Dark Chocolate is rich, creamy, and satisfyingly delicious. Both are made with coconut milk instead of dairy and a “blend of the finest ingredients.”

The two flavors are available in 100ml and 450ml consumer packs, and are priced at Rs.109 ($1.31USD) and Rs. 349 ($4.21USD), respectively. You can find them at select Keventers’ stores nationwide.



Juju & CeCe's Launches New Dairy-Free Frozen Dessert, U.S. Virgin Islands


Juje & CeCe’s Lemonade & Treats announced a thrilling new vegan frozen dessert addition to their product line, which currently offers healthy snacks and lemonades! Their up-and-coming frozen dessert ticks all the boxes: it’s vegan, oat-based, dairy-free, nut-free, and low in sugar and sodium.

Two mouth-watering flavors (vanilla and chocolate) are available, and both deliver a smooth, creamy, lip-smacking texture.


The product’s inaugural launch was at the most recent Agrifest Agriculture and Food Fair.



Super Garden Creates a Frozen Dessert that Doesn’t Melt, Lithuania


The days of ice cream creating sticky hands are over, thanks to Super Garden’s new freeze-dried treat! The innovative plant-based product is similar to a meringue in texture and contains no sugar or preservatives. It was showcased at Gulfood 2023, where it received rave reviews! Created using a technique developed by NASA, the frozen dessert doesn’t melt until you take a bite.

Different flavors for specific markets have been created, including matcha (for Japanese markets) and bubble gum (for US markets). The fun treat can be created in various shapes, like small spheres or sticks. Both bag and jar packages are available, with sizes and pricing depending on selection.



Want to be featured in our next vegan frozen dessert round-up? Email Andrea Montreuil with more details!

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