Sunday, May 05, 2013
Maybe yours too, at least according to the people at Breyers.
The “howls of outrage” at the change are representative of a “tiny, tiny minority.”
“Ice Cream’s Identity Crisis”
I remember the commercials touting their “all natural” status as children tried to read the tongue twisting ingredients on the packages of their competitor’s products.
Those commercials don’t exist anymore.
There are still a few Breyers’ flavors that qualify for the “ice cream” label. Unfortunately, my favorite (Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough) isn’t one of them.
I like crunch in my food which is probably why I’m in the minority that doesn’t like “smoothies.”
As I work toward eliminating (or at least reducing) processed food with chemical ingredients from my diet, that ice cream flavor has been the toughest. The only way for me not to eat it has been not to buy it in the first place.
This ends with a confession. On the way home from grandson’s soccer game we stopped at the supermarket to buy yogurt and orange juice. Adjacent to those items was the ice cream display with a large sign – “Breyers 3 for $6.” Could it be a mistake? Have we time traveled back to 1972? No, it’s a special price promotion.
Yes, DH & I bought 6 of them (2 of MY flavor). My innate bargain sense overcame my eating healthy sense. Now I’m determined to eat only a reasonably sized portion each day and not dive into the carton until it’s all gone.
Perhaps I can consider it an experiment in self control.