Sweetener selections in ice cream introductions

Halo Top Creamery, Unilever, P.L.C. and The Kroger Co. all have faith that consumers will buy ice cream with reduced sugar as they are promoting such varieties. Here is a quick look at those ice cream products:

Halo Top ice cream

Brand name: Halo Top

Varieties: vanilla bean, chocolate, lemon cake, strawberry, mint chip, chocolate mocha chip, birthday cake, chocolate chip cookie dough, peanut butter cup, cookies and cream, sea salt caramel, s’mores, pistachio, oatmeal cookie, chocolate almond crunch, black cherry, red velvet, cinnamon roll, pancakes and waffles, chocolate covered banana, mochi green tea, rainbow swirl, candy bar, caramel macchiato

Serving size: ranges from 64 grams to 74 grams

Sugar content: ranges from 5 grams to 8 grams per serving

Sweeteners: erythritol, prebiotic fiber, organic cane sugar, organic stevia. Conventional sugar used in some varieties.

Unilever Breyers delights ice cream

Brand name: Breyers delights

Varieties: cookies and cream, creamy chocolate, mint chip, vanilla bean

Serving size: ranges from 89 grams to 92 grams

Sugar content: ranges from 7 grams to 9 grams

Sweeteners: erythritol, sugar, Rebaudioside A (stevia leaf extract). The mint chip variety also contains maltitol.

Kroger Simple Truth Low Cow Lite ice cream

Brand name: Simple Truth Low Cow Lite

Varieties: birthday cake, chocolate, lemon cake, chocolate chip, sea salt caramel, vanilla bean

Serving size: ranges from 65 grams to 66 grams

Sugar content: ranges from 3 grams to 5 grams

Sweeteners: sugar, erythritol, chicory root fiber, maltitol, monk fruit extract, steviol glycosides.