Danone North America, maker of plant-based food and beverages, and Cold Stone Creamery have announced the first plant-based frozen dessert available at participating Cold Stone Creamery stores nationwide.
Cold Stone Creamery stores have added Silk Chocolate Almondmilk Frozen Dessert, which is dairy-free, vegan and non-GMO, to its permanent menu. The company also is adding to its permanent menu the Cold Stone Creation, Don't Cry Over Spilled Silk, a mix of Silk Chocolate Almondmilk Frozen Dessert, banana, peanut butter and roasted almonds.
"We're absolutely delighted that Cold Stone Creamery chose to partner with Danone North America and the Silk brand to bring the ice cream parlor's first-ever plant-based frozen dessert to Cold Stone customers," says Derek Neeley, vice president, marketing, Silk, Danone North America. "Cold Stone's creativity and leadership in frozen desserts paired with our expertise in plant-based dairy alternatives and strong track record of delivering great taste and texture, is a powerful combination for bringing a delicious, plant-based dessert collaboration to frozen treat lovers across the country.”
"Cold Stone is thrilled to share our very first plant-based flavor," says Sara Schmillen, vice president, marketing, Kahala Brands, parent company of Cold Stone Creamery. "We pride ourselves on our high flavor standards and our Silk Chocolate Almondmilk delivers on a true ice cream experience – but not made with any dairy product. We know our guests will agree it was worth the wait!"