New products and application ideas that bring uniqueness to the table continue to gain importance.

 In the pastry world, PreGel’s premier flavor pastes and compounds are intense flavorings for cream- and milk-based frozen desserts, fruit-based applications known as sorbetto, or dairy-free gelato, and pastry. Composed of PreGel Traditional Pastes, Fortefrutto® fruit pastes, and 5-Star Chef Pastry Select™ Pastes and Compounds, all flavoring ingredients can be used in both frozen and bake environments.

As for breads, a favorite season for Zingerman’s Bakehouse is fall, when the cooler weather calls for warm spices, comfort foods and football of course. Whip up some Sugar Crisp Muffins to kick off the season; Bavarian Soft Pretzels and 5 O’clock Cheddar Ale Soup in honor of Oktoberfest; or some Michigan Double Chocolate Cookies for the halftime sweet everyone wants. Zingerman’s Bakehouse released their second cookbook Celebrate Every Day: A Year’s Worth of Favorite Recipes for Festive Occasions, Big & Small on Oct. 3.

Lactalis American Group proudly introduces Président Whipped Crème, a new gourmet-style line of whipped crème from the beloved, iconic global dairy brand. Made from an authentic Chantilly recipe, this French-style whipped crème acts as the secret to turning any simple recipe into an indulgent, hand-crafted masterpiece and provides an authentic restaurant-style experience right out of the can. The new Président Whipped Crème is now available at select stores across the United States, including Harris Teeter, Stop & Shop and Raley’s, along with Lactalis’ ecommerce website

“Whether preparing a dessert, hosting a party or trying out a new recipe, our Président Whipped Crème provides the perfect pairing,” said Ann Queen, director of marketing innovation at Lactalis American Group. “Président Whipped Crème will take your desserts to the next level with a gourmet, restaurant-quality rich and creamy taste that’s sure to delight your guests and turn any occasion into a special occasion.”

Président Whipped Crème was awarded a Gold Medal distinction from the American Masters of Taste, an independent culinary endorsement program. The program recognized the product for its exceptional taste, texture and quality. Président Whipped Crème contains only high-quality ingredients, with no corn syrup, and has a long-lasting hold from kitchen to plate. Available in two variations, Original with Madagascar Vanilla and Extra Creamy, the notes of vanilla and rich, buttery texture elevate every treat.

This article is an excerpt from the October 2023 issue of Supermarket Perimeter. You can read the entire Holiday Production Planning feature and more in the digital edition here.