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What’s New in June (Part 2): Dairy Ice Cream Innovations

Updated: 3 days ago

June was so busy that it warranted a second edition of our popular What’s New Dairy!


In this edition, there was a fierce battle for our Pick of the Month, but we honored the innovative Drumstick Slurpee Blue Raspberry Vanilla Cone. The exciting debut brings two popular summer treats together: Slurpees and Drumsticks! Along with being a fun new product, it's a direct example of industry collaboration, a core value at Innodelice!


By diving in below, let’s discover more about this fun debut, plus many others worldwide!




Shogun Coffee Soft Serve Ice Cream Now Available! Japan

Popular Japanese coffee shop Saza Coffee now serves Saza Soft Coffee Soft Cream!


A coffee-infused ice cream (using the chain’s signature Shogun Coffee) is held within a dark cone and served in a stunning swirl format.


The original soft serve costs 500 yen ($3.10USD), or the premium version, containing cacao nibs, is available for 570 yen ($3.53USD).



Mini Ice Cream Sandwiches from The Brooklyn Creamery ME! Dubai

The Brooklyn Creamery ME’s newest debuts are the perfect complement anytime, especially on a hot summer day! No matter which one you choose, enjoy an irresistible treat containing only 49 calories and no added sugar.

Their new Mini Ice Cream Sandwiches are available in two flavors:


  • Dark Ghana Chocolate: Each luxurious bite offers a velvety blend of Dark Ghana Chocolate packed into a guilt-free treat.

  • Mint Chocolate: Experience a bite-sized refreshing delight with a harmonious blend of mint and chocolate.


Find them via delivery services in the UAE, including Deliveroo, Talabat, and noon Minutes, for AED 20.00 ($5.45USD).



Jude’s Announces Newest Flavor: Belgian Chocolate! United Kingdom


According to the brand, Jude’s "most indulgent chocolate ice cream" has been created!

The Belgian Chocolate flavor is now available in Sainsbury's and Ocado and has fresh, local milk and delicious chocolate from Belgium.


Each 460 mL tub costs £5.00 ($6.39USD).



Macaron-Infused Ice Creams from Häagen-Dazs and Pierre Hermé! United Kingdom


After a successful collaboration last year, Häagen-Dazs and world-renowned French pastry chef Pierre Hermé do it again!

The duo’s macaron-infused ice cream range this summer includes a new vanilla and blueberry ice cream. The treat offers a great way to cool down for summer with ripples of blueberry and blackcurrant sauce, mini macaron shells, and indulgent vanilla ice cream.

In addition to the new release, the ice cream brand has brought back its previous collaborative flavors with Hermé, including strawberry and raspberry, double chocolate ganache, and yuzu and lemon.

The ice cream is available in 4x95mL mini cups and 420mL pints for £5.40 ($6.85USD). The flavors will soon be available in ice cream bars coated in a crispy shell topped with macaron bits.

Limited-Edition Sabrina Carpenter-Themed Espresso Flavor from Van Leeuwen! United States


Van Leeuwen’s latest launch, an Espresso-inspired flavor, is made in partnership with

'Espresso' crooner Sabrina Carpenter!

The collaboration, featuring an espresso ice cream base, chewy brownie pieces, chocolate chips, and fudge swirls, will be available at Van Leeuwen shops throughout New York City and beyond (and online).

Each 414 mL pint retails for $12.00USD.



Cold Stone Creamery’s Despicamallow Ice Cream! United States

Turns out Cold Stone Creamery is as much a fan as countless other Despicable Me lovers!

In honor of the release of Despicable Me 4, the ice cream franchise partnered with Illumination to create Despicamallow Ice Cream. Marshmallow-flavored and with a yellow hue, the new flavor is available in a variety of formats:

  • Mega Minion Marshmallow Meltdown (Sundae): Despicamallow Ice Cream, chocolate chips, marshmallows, and yellow and blue sprinkles. Order the ‘Gotta Have It’ size for a special edition Mega Jerry cup! Prices range from $5.99USD for the ‘Like It’ size to $13.49USD for an ‘Everybody’s’ size.

  • Heist Cream Cake: Layers of yellow cake and Despicamallow Ice Cream, with yellow and blue sprinkles, and wrapped in white frosting featuring the Mega Jerry Minion. A 6” ice cream cake (serves up to 8) retails for $27.99USD, whereas an 8” cake (serves up to 14) costs $37.99USD.

But hurry! The limited-time offerings are available at participating Cold Stone Creamery locations only until July 30.



McConnell’s x Gopuff PB&J Exclusive Pints! United States


A limited-edition treat has arrived for summertime enjoyment, born from a partnership between McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams and Gopuff’s delivery service!


The McConnell’s x Gopuff PB&J Exclusive Pint was inspired by one of the most beloved flavor combinations on the platform in 2023. The two brands worked closely to create the final PB&J recipe with 100% homemade, best-quality McConnell’s Family Dairy ingredients.


This special edition collaboration features ribbons of perfectly ripe Santa Barbara strawberries, cooked to jelly-like perfection, mixed with thick and salty peanut butter chunks, and pieces of house-made white bread, all blended into rich, sweet cream ice cream.


Receive a 16oz pint in as little as 15 minutes nationwide, exclusively on Gopuff, for $9.49USD.

Drumstick and 7-Eleven Create Drumstick Slurpee Blue Raspberry Vanilla Cone! United States


Drumstick and 7-Eleven have partnered together to create what’s sure to be a go-to summer snack: the Drumstick Slurpee Blue Raspberry Vanilla Cone!

Creamy, smooth signature vanilla and chocolatey nugget are contained in a king-sized cone. At its surface is a vibrant blue raspberry layer topped with delicious blue razz sauce ripples and candy bits. Together, each bite offers an unexpected adventure for your taste buds.

Find it exclusively at 7-Eleven, Speedway, and Stripes stores nationwide for a limited time while supplies last.



The Cake is the Newest Offering from Salt & Straw! United States

Birthday cake and blackberry vibes combine in Salt & Straw's newest debut. Known as ‘The Cake,' the layered treat is a permanent addition to the shops’ shelves.

The Cake boasts seven hand-packed layers of rainbow-flecked yellow cake, Double Fold Vanilla ice cream swirled with blackberry jam, tangy cream cheese frosting, and sprinkles.

Each one serves up to 20+ people.

Pick one up at a location near you for $79.00USD.

Righteous Gelato Announces Limited Edition Summer Seasonals! Canada

Righteous Gelato is making it easy to celebrate summer! Its newest flavors, available for a limited time only, include Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Gelato. This brown sugar base has a dash of salt and gluten-free cookie dough pieces throughout.

Look for the newest 473mL pint, debuting exclusively at Safeway and Sobeys and available for curbside pickup in Calgary, Alberta. It retails for $8.00CDN ($5.85USD).


Want to be featured in our next dairy ice cream round-up? Email Andrea Montreuil from Innodelice with more details!



Founded by former executives in the ice cream industry, INNODELICE aims to create a worldwide ecosystem of solutions within the frozen dessert industry. Thanks to the relationships fostered by INNODELICE, manufacturers, brands, importers, distributors, and suppliers can discover, buy, and sell solutions to grow their businesses. These solutions include co-manufactured and branded products and innovative and competitive ingredients, packaging, and services. Our collaboration model generates lower costs and fewer risks for our participating partners while optimizing their time to market. To learn more about INNODELICE, contact Andrea Montreuil or visit

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