Posts Tagged: froyo industry trends

Culture’s Impact on Froyo

Culture affects food preferences but in more ways than just preferences for certain frozen yogurt flavors and toppings (aka, licorice frozen yogurt in Denmark, durian frozen yogurt in Southeast Asia). We consider several areas where culture affects frozen yogurt, including preferences for a self-serve vs. full-service format, quantity vs. quality preferences, and attitudes towards local… Read more »

Warm & Cold Froyo Combinations (Toppings & Bottoms)

Normally when you go to a froyo shop and look for warm toppings, the most you’ll find is warm sauces like hot fudge or hot caramel. Most shops don’t offer warm sauces because they require sauce warming dispensers. However, some froyo shops offer warm toppings, warm bottoms or warm cones, allowing customers to enjoy a… Read more »

Current Trends in Asian Froyo, the 2017 Edition

In 2015, we took a look at current froyo trends in Asia. Those trends included adding fresh honeycomb as a topping for soft serve or frozen yogurt, taiyaki filled with soft serve or froyo, fancy froyo parfaits, cotton candy clouds on top of froyo and black frozen yogurt made with activated charcoal. This post is… Read more »

Southwest Traders 2017 Product Show Recap

Billed as “the largest frozen yogurt, ice cream and topping show in the nation,” Southwest Traders annual product show featured over 50 suppliers, industry experts, seminars, and networking opportunities. The show was held at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, CA on March 2-3, 2017. Seminar Highlights There were two owner roundtable sessions and one industry… Read more »

New Flavors and Froyo Flavor Trends of 2016

It’s time for our annual look back at the new flavors that were introduced in 2016. Here’s our list of 2016 new flavors: 16 Handles Choconut, a combination of dark chocolate and coconut milk 16 Handles Peanut Butter Me Up 16 Handles Sweet Taro Pie 16 Handles Cereal and Milk 16 Handles Pink Grapefruit Skinnygirl… Read more »

The Year in Froyo, IFYA’s 2014 Froyo Summary

As 2014 comes to a close, we’ve put together our annual review of notable frozen yogurt news and events. With slowing frozen yogurt sales in the US, frozen yogurt franchises are looking to international locations for growth. Frozen yogurt’s popularity continues to grow internationally as new stores and froyo trucks continue to open. International frozen yogurt… Read more »