We all scream for VEGAN ice cream! Magnum and Cornetto release animal-friendly versions of their treasured treats in AustraliaA Classi
We all scream for VEGAN ice cream! Magnum and Cornetto release animal-friendly versions of their treasured treats in Australia
- A Classic and Almond flavour ice cream has been released by Magnum
- Cornetto have followed suit with a vegan vanilla option that’s gluten-free
- Both products were stocked in the UK from September last year
- But with mounting interest from Australia they have been brought Down Under
Matilda Rudd For Daily Mail Australia
Australia ranked number one in the world for searching the term ‘vegan’ in 2018, so it would appear we have a penchant for the animal-friendly products.
It will come as no surprise then that plant-based eaters the nation over are cheering now that iconic ice cream labels Magnum and Cornetto have released vegan versions of their treasured summer treats.
The chocolate-laden delicacies have long been made with cream and milk chocolate but are modernising to reflect the world’s changing dietary requirements.
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It was well-received from plant-based eaters the nation over when iconic ice cream labels Magnum and Cornetto released vegan versions of their treasured summer treats
Woolworths currently stocks the vanilla-flavoured Cornetto’s for $9 a pack – and there are four ice creams inside – naming soy as the main ingredient.
The website reads: ‘A crispy baked gluten-free wafer coated from top to bottom with a chocolatey layer, combined with vanilla flavoured soy ice cream, chocolatey pieces and hazelnuts’.
It has already been very well-received by the vegan community, many of whom are glad it doesn’t contain peanuts for those with nut allergies.
Woolworths currently stocks the vanilla-flavoured Cornetto’s for $9 a pack – and there are four ice creams inside – naming soy as the main ingredient
‘Might have to go to Woolies for the shopping this week,’ one person commented on Facebook.
‘They are delicious… Our dairy-free son loved them,’ another said.
Magnum’s Classic and Almond flavoured ice creams – now made with a vegan pea protein – will be launched in Australia on January 28.
The Vegan Classic is similar to the brand’s signature snack having a solid chocolate couverture wrapped around ice cream inside.
The new release comes after two successful launches in Sweden and Finland and the UK.
Vegans on social media have been saluting both Streets labels for their delectable offerings.
‘Anything that makes plant-based options more accessible and appealing to all is brilliant. I’m excited. The speed of change is breathtaking,’ one person wrote.
Magnum has released two new vegan ice creams made from a plant based pea protein
The ice cream is available in two flavours. The Vegan Classic (right) is similar to the brands signature treat having a solid chocolate couverture wrapped around ice cream inside and the Vegan Almond (left) has crunch pieces in the shell
According to the latest YouGov Galaxy research on Australians’ Food Preference and Avoidance, around 67 per cent of Aussies choose to restrict their diet.
While the nation embraces the new norm of diverse and flexible dietary choices, 39 per cent still feel judged about their food preferences and close to one third (30%) avoid telling people their dietary requirements.
Dietitian and nutritionist Susie Burrell said Australians are just committed to making healthier food choices.
‘There is no magic formula to the perfect diet as our bodies are very different. Finding the right balance is key,’ she said.
‘Consumers are looking for food options that are healthier, lower in sugar, fat, and carbs, at the same time we are also a nation of ice cream lovers.
‘The availability of the new range of ice-creams means that Aussies are now given a wider variety of options to suit their dietary preferences.’
‘Anything that makes plant-based options more accessible and appealing to all is brilliant. I’m excited. The speed of change is breathtaking,’ one person wrote
Vegans on social media have been saluting both brands for their delectable offerings