Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto Announces Four New Flavors For 2017

New flavors combine unique ingredients to offer decadent gelato blends and an indulgent milk-free sorbetto

Cinnamon Peach Biscuit Gelato Vanilla Blueberry Crumble Vanilla Blueberry Crumble Peanut Butter Fudge

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto – the best-selling gelato brand in the United States* – is unveiling four new flavor varieties for 2017, underscoring the brand's commitment to constantly update its portfolio with handcrafted new flavors:

  • Cinnamon Peach Biscuit Gelato includes cinnamon sugar gelato blended with a peach butter swirl and crunchy biscuit pieces. Real cinnamon sticks are steeped in milk and cream to help create this flavor.

  • Peanut Butter Fudge Sorbetto leads with indulgent, smooth peanut butter sorbetto featuring decadent fudge swirls. This new flavor includes 30 percent real peanut butter and is made without milk.

  • Vanilla Chai Gelato brews chai spices and black tea leaves into creamy vanilla gelato. Talenti tried more than 25 variations of chai before landing on this unique combination.

  • Vanilla Blueberry Crumble Gelato features the Talenti classic vanilla with thick blueberry sauce made from real blueberries and crunchy brown sugar oat clusters blended into creamy gelato. The blueberries in this flavor are sustainably sourced in the U.S.

Talenti is committed to using only the best ingredients when creating its sorbetto and gelato flavors. Real milk and fine, pure cane sugar are blended with ingredients sourced from around the globe. Talenti also relies on artisanal cooking methods designed to create robust flavor profiles. The final product goes into the signature Talenti jar – which is a clear, recyclable, resealable and BPA-free container.

"With every new innovation, our unique process and world-class ingredients are of the utmost importance," said Josh Hochschuler, founder of Talenti. "These qualities make Talenti truly stand out amongst a sea of choices in the frozen aisle. From brewing the chai spices with black tea leaves for our Vanilla Chai Gelato, to sustainably sourcing our blueberries in the Vanilla Blueberry Crumble Gelato – we are excited for consumers to experience these fabulous new flavors."

The four new flavors are available in grocery stores nationwide for a suggested retail price of $4.99-$5.99 per pint. With these new additions, consumers now have 40 total gelato and sorbetto flavors to select from in the Talenti flavor portfolio.

*Based on retail sales results for 2016 annual sales period.

The complete Talenti line of gelatos and sorbettos includes 40 flavors:

Gelato:Fudge BrownieToasted Almond
Banana Chocolate SwirlHazelnut Chocolate ChipVanilla Bean
Belgian ChocolateKey Lime PieVanilla Blueberry Crumble
Black CherryMediterranean MintVanilla Caramel Swirl
Black Raspberry Chocolate ChipOld World Eggnog (Limited Edition)Vanilla Chai
Caramel Apple PiePeanut Butter PretzelWild Blackberry
Caramel Cookie CrunchPeppermint Bark (Limited Edition) 
Caribbean CoconutPumpkin Pie (Limited Edition)Sorbetto:
Chocolate ChipRaspberries & CreamAlphonso Mango
Chocolate Chip Cookie DoughRaspberry CheesecakeBlood Orange
Chocolate Peanut Butter CupSalted Peanut CaramelChocolate
Cinnamon Peach BiscuitSea Salt CaramelPeanut Butter Fudge
Coconut Almond ChocolateSicilian PistachioRoman Raspberry
Coffee Chocolate ChipSimply Strawberry 
Double Dark ChocolateSouthern Butter Pecan 

About Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto

Talenti began as a gelateria in 2003 and has since grown into the best-selling packaged gelato in the United States. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Unilever, Talenti is committed to using artisanal methods and uses only the finest, carefully sourced ingredients — Belgian Chocolate, select coconuts from the Philippines and dulce de leche from a classic Argentinian recipe are just a few of the many fine ingredients used to create Talenti gelatos and sorbettos. Both Talenti® gelatos and sorbettos showcase our commitment to providing frozen desserts that taste amazing.

For a full list of Talenti products and to find retail locations that sell Talenti, please visit www.TalentiGelato.com. To keep up with Talenti news, visit Talenti on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.

About Unilever North America

Unilever is one of the world's leading suppliers of Food, Home Care, Personal Care and Refreshment products with sales in over 190 countries and reaching 2.5 billion consumers a day.

In the United States and Canada, the portfolio includes brand icons such as: Axe, Becel, Ben & Jerry's, Breyers, Caress, Clear Scalp & Hair Therapy, Country Crock, Degree, Dove, Fruttare, Good Humor, Hellmann's, I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!, Klondike, Knorr, Lever 2000, Lipton, Magnum, Nexxus, Noxzema, Pond's, Popsicle, Promise, Q-tips, Simple, St. Ives, Suave, Talenti Gelato & Sorbetto, TIGI, TRESemmé and Vaseline.

All of the preceding brand names are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Unilever Group of Companies.

Unilever employs more than 9,000 people across North America – generating more than $10 billion in sales in 2016.

The Unilever Sustainable Living Plan commits to:

  • Helping more than a billion people take action to improve their health and well-being by 2020.
  • Halving the environmental impact of our products by 2030.
  • Enhancing the livelihoods of millions of people by 2020.

Unilever ranked number one in its sector on the 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability Index.

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