Top Ice Cream Trends to Watch in 2024
January 11, 2024
The ice cream industry is worth nearly $80 billion across the world, and it’s only getting bigger. If you think about it, ice cream may be a cold treat, but it’s enjoyed year-round! As we head into the new year, we wonder how this frozen dessert is going to continue to grow and evolve… It’s already so delicious!
Here are the top ice cream trends to keep an eye on in 2024:
- Sweet and Salty for the Win: Prepare your palate for a harmonious blend of sweet and salty flavors that promise an irresistible explosion in every scoop. Imagine indulging in rich fudge swirls, creamy vanilla ice cream and sweet-salty peanut butter cups… Sound familiar? It’s the perfect marriage of opposing tastes that will keep you coming back for more!
- Sophisticated Flavor Profiles: Say goodbye to the basics as ice cream artisans push the boundaries of flavor creativity. This year, we predict a rise in sophisticated flavor profiles that challenge our taste buds. Picture savoring the warmth of gingerbread, exotic allure of turmeric-infused honey milk, or surprising tang of cherry balsamic. These unique combinations are set to cater to the adventurous foodie in all of us.
- Ice Cream Snacks and Bite-Sized Delights: Why stop at scoops when you can enjoy ice cream in bite-sized, snackable forms? This year, we might witness the rise of ice cream snacks, ranging from chocolate chip cookie delights to more varieties of ice cream cones and sandwiches, and so much more! These mini-indulgences provide a convenient and satisfying way to enjoy your favorite treat on-the-go.
Ice cream comes in many sizes, shapes and forms, and this year will be no exception. Some trends will never get old, like the sweet and salty combos you can’t get enough of. Our craft is tried and true, and we get more creative year after year. Stay tuned for sweet treat updates and more on our blog!