Contact Us

Breyers Is No Longer ‘Ice Cream’ as Cost Cutting Measures Cheapen Their Product to ‘Frozen Dairy Dessert’

Facebook, Breyers
To save the boring details up front, next time you’re looking for ice cream and you see some awesome, fun flavors of Breyers that are on sale, know what you’re getting. Breyers have cheapened their ingredients so much that they are no longer allowed to call their product ‘ice cream’.

There was a commercial about five years ago where one kid was having trouble naming off the ingredients of a rival brand of ice cream, where the kid with Breyers named off the simple ingredients (vanilla, cream, sugar and milk, at the time). Now, much like their competitors, they’re saving money by using ingredients like whey and corn syrup as a cheaper substitute.

From Wikipedia:

For several decades over 30% of Breyers products, including most of their products sold in the Northeastern U.S., were produced in a large plant outside Boston, in Framingham, Massachusetts. However, as part of further cost-cutting by Unilever, the plant was closed in March of 2011.

So, as it goes, they’re making more money by selling you a less-natural product.

Before you think I’m a huge liberal tree-hugger, I really don’t mind, either way. Of course I’d rather have all natural ingredients, but I’m also pro-science so if you can make a likeness there-of and not notice while saving a few bucks, why not give it a shot? You shouldn’t be eating a ton of ice cream all the time as it is. Throw in a frozen dairy treat every now and again, you’ll be fine.

I just wanted you to know what you’re buying.

More from 929thebull.com

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://929thebull.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 92.9 The Bull quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on 92.9 The Bull quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!