SAN FRANCISCO – The plant-based food company Forager Project enters the ice cream department with a new line of frozen desserts made from cashew milk.
Certified organic and vegan, the desserts are lactose-free, dairy-free and soy-free and are made with coconut oil, vanilla beans, gluten-free oatmeal and cane sugar. Flavors include vanilla bean, bittersweet chocolate, cookies and cream, salted caramel, and mint sprinkles. All except the cookies and the cream flavor are gluten free.
The vanilla bean variety contains 260 calories, 25 grams of sugar, and 1 gram of protein per 2/3 cup serving.
The sweet and sour chocolate flavor contains Dutch cocoa and has 240 calories, 23 grams of sugar, and 2 grams of protein per 2/3 cup serving.
The cookie and cream treat features pieces of chocolate cookies combined with a liquefied cookie mix. Each 2/3 cup serving contains 310 calories, 23 grams of sugar and 1 gram of protein.
The salted caramel dessert contains caramel made from dried dates. Each 2/3 cup serving contains 260 calories, 25 grams of sugar and 1 gram of protein.
The mint chip offering consists of peppermint extract and dark chocolate chips. Each 2/3 cup serving contains 300 calories, 28 grams of sugar and 1 gram of protein.
“Our expansion into dairy-free ice cream is another step towards achieving our goal of making delicious, organic and plant-based foods that amaze people,” said Stephen Williamson, co-founder and CEO of Forager. Project. “With our flagship ingredient, organic cashews, we created our ice creams to offer consumers a delicious treat without dairy products, full of flavor and taste and free of pesticides, chemicals and GMOs.”
Forager Project frozen desserts are available nationwide for $ 6.99 at retailers including Whole Foods Market, Natural Grocer’s, Market Basket, and Earth Fare.