Friday, August 27, 2021

Bindi Gelato - Chocolate and Cream Swirl - Aug. 26, 2021

Chocolate of the Day

Bindi Gelato 
Chocolate and Cream Swirl
Good - Good +
Weight: 3.2 oz. (90 g.) in 1 cup
Calories: 180 calories in 1 serving/cup
Cost: $2.99 for 1 container
Purchased from: Piazza's, Palo Alto, CA

Welcome to Day #4 of Cold Chocolate Theme Week, featuring frozen and refrigerated desserts and bars with chocolate.

Today's Chocolate and Cream Swirl (cup) was made in Italy* distributed by Bindi North America (Kearny, NJ). 

Bindi desserts had their start with the Bindi family in Italy in 1946; and were, at the very beginning, delivered by bicycle. Currently, they offer a line of different, Italian-inspired gelato flavors in single-serving cups. (The Limoncello flavor also looked good; however, I could not find other flavors in my local store.)

Today's sundae style gelato in a cup had a creamy and light (almost whipped) texture and mouthfeel--light contrasting visually with the dark, swirl(s) of dark chocolate. It was a nicely balanced blend and a convenient serving size for an frozen snack.

Ingredients: Rehydrated skim milk, sugar, water, butter, glucose-fructose syrup, cream glucose syrup, lactose, sorbitol, chocolate (sugar, chocolate liquor, cocoa butter, soy lecithin, natural vanilla flavoring), cocoa processed with alkali, milk proteins, modified starch, mono- and diglycerides, artificial flavorings, locust bean gum.

Allergen-related information: Contains milk and soy. May contain traces of eggs, wheat and tree nuts. (Note: contains artificial flavors.)

*Italco Food Products, Inc. owns the Bindi brand.

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