What’s more appealing: pulling out old, freezer-burned ice cream from the bottom of the fridge - or enjoying a delicious, creamy, and silky smooth bowl of fresh ice cream?
We’d choose the latter…and wouldn’t be surprised if you made the same choice! That’s why ColdSnap™ is dedicated to providing the creamiest ice cream possible, one batch at a time, right from your own home or office. Read on to learn how our revolutionary rapid-freezing technology helps to create that decadent, creamy texture you’re chasing.
How ColdSnap Makes Creamy Ice Cream
There are a few factors that come into play during the freezing process of ice cream that decide the final ice cream texture. Buttermilk fat, sugar content, as well as the manner in which the ice cream is made, all play a critical role in the texture of ice cream.
Buttermilk Fat Percentage:Did you know that ColdSnap ice cream qualifies as premium ice cream? That means that our product has at least 14% buttermilk fat, while also incorporating less air into the mix. Many bulk-produced, lesser-quality ice creams mix substantial amounts of air - called “overrun” - into their ice cream as a cheap and easy way to increase their end product volume. The result? A less substantial product with less creamy goodness! ColdSnap ice cream, on the other hand, has less overrun and is therefore denser and creamier - meeting the premium ice cream standard.
Sugar:Sugar is a critical ingredient to ice cream. Not only does sugar influence sweetness, but it also plays a key role in determining the texture of the final product. Sugar makes ice cream softer because it lowers the freezing point of a liquid. An ice cream that is scooped right out of the freezer requires just the right amount of sugar - too little and the ice cream is hard as rock; too much sugar results in a messy, partially frozen, mush. ColdSnap uses just the right amount of sugar (note: real sugar; notof the corn syrup variety) in our mix, helping to create that perfect ice cream texture.
The Ice Cream Making Process: Ice cream’s creaminess depends, in large part, on the size of the ice crystals that form during the freezing process. The smaller the ice crystals, the creamier the ice cream texture. The ColdSnap system creates ice crystals that are, on average, 40% smaller than traditional store bought ice cream. ColdSnap’s rapid freezing system, combined with it’s constant churning process, form extremely small ice crystals that create a demonstrably smoother and creamier mouthfeel than any other ice cream on the market. Think of each ColdSnap ice cream pod as its own micro-creamery!
ColdSnap’s Revolutionary Freezing Process
You probably have some questions - isn’t ColdSnap’s premium ice cream made quickly, but also creamy? How does that work? Here’s where we get to dig into our revolutionary freezing method - you could call it the “cream” of the crop.
The ColdSnap machine uses a proprietary, high-powered refrigeration system to rapidly freeze the liquid contents of the ColdSnap pod and dispense the delicious frozen product, all at the perfect temperature and rate. The consumer simply inserts a ColdSnap ice cream pod into the ColdSnap machine, which then reads the QR code located on the ColdSnap pod to determine the optimal freezing parameters for that specific ColdSnap pod flavor.
ColdSnap ice cream can be made quickly and with ease—all without sacrificing that premium quality. Thanks to our revolutionary freezing technology , our frozen treats (including products beyond ice cream, such as creamy iced coffee, fresh frozen smoothies, and smoothly blended cocktails) are produced in under 2 minutes, while still delivering that delicious creamy taste.
ColdSnap Eliminates the Cold Chain
Not to mention our innovative approach to revolutionizing the Cold Supply chain. We understand the need for a more effective and environmentally-conscious way to produce and distribute frozen confections. ColdSnap pods are shelf-stable at ambient temperature and do not require refrigeration during the transportation and storage processes. ColdSnap technology helps cut back on both costs and carbon footprint.
The “cold supply chain” is considered the handling and transportation of temperature-sensitive products along a supply chain. Take, for example, a traditional pint of store-bought ice cream: the ice cream is produced and deep frozen at the factory; shipped in refrigerated trucks to refrigerated storage facilities; shipped again in refrigerated trucks to retailers where the product is then stored in the refrigerated (and highly sought–after and expensive) section of the grocery store; where the consumer then purchases the product only to bring home and place in their freezer. And all the while, ice crystals within that pint of ice cream grow, the product loses its freshness, and the end product is less smooth and creamy than when it started its journey in the factory.
ColdSnap has flipped this paradigm and brought to the consumer the ability to make - on demand - single-servings of the best tasting and smoothest ice cream available. With ColdSnap, the consumer freezes the product, eliminating the cold chain altogether.
The result is not just a fresher, better tasting product - but a more environmentally-friendly one as well. The elimination of the cold chain saves valuable electricity and reduces the amount of harmful carbon emissions.
Enjoying your Premium ColdSnap Ice Cream
With all of this premium ColdSnap ice cream you’re going to be making, you’ll want some tips and tricks on how to best enjoy your treats. Looking for the best toppings to include, or maybe some creative ideas for eating ice cream? Look no further. The ColdSnap blog has everything you’ll need to know about consuming this delicious treat.
ColdSnap™ is a soon-to-be-released rapid freezing appliance that produces single servings of frozen confections and frozen beverages in under 2 minutes. Contact us today or visit our blog for more information on our revolutionary freezing process and more.