Toothpaste ice cream by Ben and Jerry’s, for real?

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Friday 17 August 2012

Is this a joke? We couldn’t locate the Toothpaste and Orange Juice flavour anywhere on Ben and Jerry’s official site. If this is for real, does this mean we can finally brush our teeth and eat dessert at the same time? Mind-boggling (and tooth-decaying).

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Probably the most horrific ice cream ad you’ll ever watch

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By Low Lai Chow in Video on Friday 10 August 2012

You know what they say about YouTube comments. Always read them. One went, ‘Never watch at this after 00.00 It was fuckin´horrible’. We clearly didn’t heed that and merrily skipped ahead to watch a Japanese bloke covered in goop stare at us as he ate ice cream off the top of his head. Another said, […]

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Cupcake ice cream sandwiches from Sprinkles

The Urban Grocer Contributor

By The Urban Grocer in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 21 July 2012

The sun comes out, the temperature rises, and all of a sudden, everyone’s sporting an ice cream cone. But in cities where the sun shines on the daily, ice cream is more of an art to be perfected than a seasonal affair. Los Angeles is Exhibit A. Over in Beverly Hills, the fine folks that brought cupcake to its past glory, Sprinkles, have recently opened a white-tiled, neon-signed ice cream shop.

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Strange but true: the link between bigger balls and yogurt

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By Mega in New Trends on Saturday 19 May 2012

Last summer, two MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) scientists were studying the effects of yogurt on obesity. What they didn’t expect was to see the mice they were using to grow bigger balls. First of all, the mice started to show a better, ‘luxuriantly silky’ fur. Then they figured out that the yogurt-eaters were having testicles about 15 […]

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Liquid nitrogen ice cream parlour

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By Kira Heuer in New Trends on Friday 23 July 2010

Europe’s first liquid nitrogen ice cream parlor has hit the streets in London’s Camden town. Well equipped with lab coats and zany goggles, the staff whips, or rather carefully pours, the nitrogen to the custard mixture, creating a cosmic cream for you to enjoy. Ye, we have finally entered the age of The Jetsons! [Photos via Gourmet Traveller]

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Chozen Ice Cream

The Urban Grocer Contributor

By The Urban Grocer in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 6 July 2010

If you’re shvitzing in all this summer heat, reach for an ice cream with some chutzpah: Chozen Ice Cream. Created by Manhattanite Ronne Fisher and her two daughters, Chozen is an all-natural ice cream inspired by the sweets and desserts of their favorite Jewish holidays. There’s cinnamon ice cream with homemade raisin walnut rugelach, or […]

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Forget the cone at Las Paletas

The Urban Grocer Contributor

By The Urban Grocer in Cool Travel on Friday 25 June 2010

In case you didn’t know, artisanal ice cream is so last year; gourmet popsicles are the new epicurean treat for summer. But Las Paletas in Nashville, Tennessee has been wise to this trend all along.

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Nice Cream

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By Anna Trier in New Food and Packaging on Friday 11 June 2010

Nice Cream is a hand-crafted ice cream company, whose flavors change with the seasons. Kris Swanberg stated making ice creams for friends and family when she received an ice cream maker as a wedding present and a year later was producing small batches of this creamy goodness for sale in pint sized servings.

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Milkmade Ice Cream delivered to your doorstep

The Urban Grocer Contributor

By The Urban Grocer in New Products on Tuesday 16 February 2010

Remember the thrill you’d get to hear the ice cream truck jingling its way through your neighborhood as a kid? Those days may be long gone, but Milkmade Ice Cream wants you to rediscover some of that childhood glee. Now, though, there’s no need to sprint across the street to beat the other kids to the front of the line: these guys bring the goods straight to your front door.

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MilkMade icecream

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Trends on Sunday 20 September 2009

Entrepreneurial 26-year-olds, Diana Hardeman, Pavla Mikula, and Michelle Truong have created a side business (they all have fulltime jobs!) of subscription service icecream delivery. For ten dollars, you can select from five seasonal homemade flavors hand delivered directly to your door. Sign me up!

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