In an attempt to crack down on the problem, New York Gov.
Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov.
Chris Christie have proposed new laws requiring retailers to have a minimum of 100 percent organic ingredients, and requiring the expiration dates of all flavors to be at least six months before they are available in stores.
But consumers have been resistant.
In New York, for example, a recent poll found that a majority of respondents say they prefer ice cream with less than 100 percent ingredients, according to a new survey by the Cornell University Polling Institute.
And a recent survey from consumer advocacy group Consumers Union found that just 16 percent of consumers said they buy organic ice cream and 15 percent of respondents said they want the ice cream to be made from non-organic ingredients.
In some states, consumers have fought back by creating new legal options for ice cream makers.
In Vermont, a bill was introduced in 2017 to limit the number of flavors that can be made, but it died in the House before going to the Senate for final approval.
In California, the state’s largest food producer, has been fighting to limit production of ice creams made from genetically modified ingredients.
And in the District, lawmakers have introduced legislation that would require the state to establish a statewide system to verify the authenticity of ingredients used in ice cream.
The bill is being opposed by the Dairy Farmers of America, the dairy industry and others who say it would force farmers to cut corners and raise prices for consumers.
“This is a fight over who can produce the best ice cream,” says Susan Linn, a spokesperson for the dairy group.
“If it’s not organic, it’s going to be cheaper and there’s going be more competition.”
While organic ice creamer is increasingly being produced by farmers, there are still some major challenges in the ice industry.
There are still too many ice cream trucks in the market, and they can take time to arrive at your front door, says Linn.
But there are also many more options available to consumers.
And if you want a frozen treat, the most important thing is that you can’t wait too long, Linn says.
“The bottom line is that there’s a market for ice cream in America.
There’s a demand for it,” she says.
That’s why companies like Dannon and Colgate-Palmolive are investing in new technologies to make their products easier to find, more affordable and more flavorful.
They are also investing in the growing market for natural frozen foods, including frozen vegetables, fruit and fruit-flavored drinks and snacks.
Dannon recently announced a partnership with Boca Raton-based company Fruit & Wine, which specializes in organic organic, natural fruit juice, and is launching a line of organic organic ice pops and ice cream bars.
That includes an “All Natural” line that will come in three flavors, a “Sugarfree” and “Chocolatey” line.
It is expected to be available by the end of 2018.
In addition, the company recently opened a brand new manufacturing facility in Miami, Florida, and recently opened the first Dannon Natural Ice Creamery in South Florida.
“Our mission is to provide our customers with the freshest, most natural and delicious ice cream products available,” Dannon spokeswoman Sarah Pang said in a statement.
Dyson said it has been partnering with local farmers in Florida and has recently opened two new plantings of its new Florida factory.
“We’re pleased to partner with local Florida farmers to produce natural and local frozen desserts for our customers,” Pang added.
But even with a growing ice cream industry, it is still not easy to find organic ice, even in some of the biggest states in the country.
“It’s not as easy to get organic ice as it used to be, because there are so many different ingredients,” Linn said.
“You can’t find all the ingredients in the supermarket.”
But consumers are increasingly embracing natural products and getting their fix at the grocery store.
A new survey from the Cornell Polling institute found that consumers want their ice cream made from ingredients they can actually taste.
A poll by Cornell University found that 51 percent of adults, and 49 percent of teens, said they would buy ice cream that tasted better than ice made with genetically modified (GM) ingredients.
The survey found that 62 percent of Americans would want their frozen dessert to taste better, and 65 percent said they could make the decision based on the ingredients.
A spokesperson for Dyson told ABC News that the company is working to help consumers find ingredients and is currently in the process of developing an ice cream line.
In the meantime, the trend toward natural frozen ice is growing.