Creativity and innovation are conquering ice cream industry. Two ingredients which are able to involve and entertain both adults and children. The new trend is spreading, only the bravest producers can survive in the fight for most strange ice cream type. New flavors, shapes and techniques can make ice cream a unique experience and increase consumers’ curiosity encouraging them to try it. This is not a traditional ice cream it’s a show, an experience.

There are a lot of unconventional methods to make an ice cream all over the world. Let’s have a look to few of them.


Nitrogen Ice cream

If this is the first time you hear about molecular ice cream aka liquid nitrogen ice cream it’s time to find out more!

The peculiarity is due to the fact that the liquid nitrogen ice cream is made in real time. When the nitrogen comes into contact with the ice cream mixture, a white cloud is released and after few minutes your ice cream is ready! The immediacy of this production allows to create a particularly silky and fine ice cream structure with microcrystals 700 times smaller than traditional ice cream. Moreover, this production method allows the creation of a natural ice cream without emulsifiers and chemical additives, suitable also for allergic subjects. Liquid nitrogen is a gas that has no adverse health effects.

The oldest nitrogen ice cream was introduced in 1996 named Dippin Dots. It exploits the innovative method to create little colorful freezing balls.


The latest offer in Italy comes from the famous coffee store Starbucks in Milan that proposes three different flavors in nitrogen way.


Type #nitrogenicecream on Instagram.

Ice n Roll


This is the fresh way to eat ice cream. You can create your ice cream as you have always wanted. How to prepare it? First, you should choose your ingredients such as fresh fruit, cookies, sauce, milk. Secondly, the staff put it together and mingle it until it become look like ice cream. Thirdly, the preparation of ice cream with a roll shape which go to the cone plate.


Once you taste Ice N Roll you cannot stop anymore. This is your ice cream world and you can do whatever you want in it. Watching how your rolls are prepared is one of the key factors for this amazing experience. You can create million combinations and the ice cream rollers will never say no to any of this. Try and create your best one! Wanna create a business doing Ice n Rolls?

Type #icecreamrolls on Instagram.

Edible Ice Cream Tub


How to be sustainable and taste incredible flavors of icecream? The solution is eating the edible packaging! Sounds weird but this is the latest innovation for the ice cream industry and for food industry overall. The Called Wikipearl, the wrapping is held together by calcium ions and can include particles of chocolate, nuts and seeds. When engineering meets creativity!  Wanna try?

3D Printed Ice Cream

Technology invades food. Robots and machines are the future assistants of humans. Why do not use them now, maybe to make ice cream? Again, a team of engineers, maybe with too much sweet tooth, meet and create a lot of different shapes. The mixture is made by nitrogen gas and natural ingredients. Check the video!

523950554-1024x10243D Printed Ice-cream Shaped As North Korean Leader In Shanghai, China

Never Melting Ice Cream: Astronaut

It is also known as astronaut ice cream or space ice cream, typically a slab of ready-to-eat dehydrated ice cream. Compared to regular ice cream, it can be kept at room temperature without melting and is more brittle and rigid but still soft when bitten into. It was developed by Whirlpool Corporation under contract to NASA for the Apollo missions. However, it was never used on any Apollo mission. Buy online, it doesn’t requier refrigerator.




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