Ice Cream

Consumer Voice - - Vanilla Ice Creams -

Ice cream refers to the frozen food made from a heat-treated mix made out of milk, cream and/or other milk prod­ucts (de­rived from cow and buf­falo milk), and with or with­out sweet­en­ing in­gre­di­ents, eggs, wa­ter, fruits, nuts, choco­late, per­mit­ted sta­bilis­ers, per­mit­ted emul­si­fiers, ed­i­ble com­mon salt, and per­mis­si­ble flavour­ing and colour­ing mat­ter. In FSS Reg­u­la­tions, ice creams are cat­e­gorised into three types: 1) ice cream; 2) medium-fat ice cream; and 3) low-fat ice cream. The re­quire­ments for these cat­e­gories are dif­fer­ent with re­gard to to­tal solids, milk fat, pro­tein, and weight/vol­ume.

Frozen Dessert

Frozen dessert means the prod­uct ob­tained by freez­ing a pas­teurised mix pre­pared with milk fat and /or ed­i­ble veg­etable oils and fats, hav­ing a melt­ing point of not more than 37 de­grees C in com­bi­na­tion and milk pro­tein alone or in com­bi­na­tion /or veg­etable pro­tein prod­ucts singly or in com­bi­na­tion with the ad­di­tion of nu­tri­tive sweet­en­ing agents. As per FSS Reg­u­la­tions, desserts are cat­e­gorised into three types: 1) frozen dessert; 2) medium-fat frozen dessert; and 3) low-fat frozen dessert. The re­quire­ments for these cat­e­gories are dif­fer­ent for To­tal Solid, To­tal fat, pro­tein, weight per vol­ume. As per FSS Reg­u­la­tions, ev­ery pack­age of frozen dessert shall bear the fol­low­ing on the la­bel: “Frozen dessert con­tains ed­i­ble veg­etable oil.”

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