Carvel Ice Cream has introduced cheesecake ice cream with the flavor and texture of cheesecake. It is being offered as a hand-dipped cup or cone, as well as cheesecake ice cream cakes intended for an "adult audience seeking a more sophisticated dessert option," a company official said.
Swallowing medicines has become easier with retail giant Target Corp.'s introduction of 19 new flavors for its liquid medications. The flavors are available in apple and cherry, and in combinations such as strawberry cream, chocolate-banana pie and chocolate-covered cherry.
Chick-fil-A is introducing a Hand-Spun Milkshake flavor that will be as green as St. Patrick's Day, the date of its debut. The Hand-Spun Mint Cookies and Cream Milkshake, made from Chick-fil-A's popular home-style Icedream and topped with light whipped cream and a maraschino cherry, will include Oreo Sandwich Cookies and mint flavoring, and "is just plain fun," according to the company's vice president of brand development.
An industry group is hoping the Food and Drug Administration will respond favorably to a request to drop its quality control requirements set for frozen cherry pies, since other fruit pies are not similarly regulated. Sara Lee Corp. says its cherry pies surpass a federal rule requiring the products to contain 25% cherries by weight.