Ice cream shops launch “Dulce Scaloneta”, a flavor to encourage the Argentine National Team

Ice cream shops launch “Dulce Scaloneta”, a flavor to encourage the Argentine National Team
Ice cream shops launch “Dulce Scaloneta”, a flavor to encourage the Argentine National Team

The Association of Artisanal Ice Cream and Related Manufacturers (AFADHYA) re-launches the “Sweet Scaloneta” with the aim of encouraging the consumption of Artisanal Ice Cream in winter and cheering on the Argentine National Team during the 2024 Copa América.

This is a recipe that the country’s artisan ice cream makers created to encourage the National Team in the last World Cup. In the framework of the sporting event that will be played during June and July 2024, the artisans of happiness They will once again offer this proposal that became “the taste of champions”, after the victory in Qatar 2022.

This creation combines two Argentine classics: dulce de leche and cucurucho. It consists of a base of traditional artisanal dulce de leche with pieces of cucurucho covered in white chocolate. This time, the Dulce Scaloneta, three-star edition, includes a third ingredient: threads of semisweet chocolate.

“The flavor was a huge success across the country.as well as a great tribute to our football team. That is why, from AFADHYA, we decided to re-launch this proposal with a change, since now we have the third star,” says the president of the association, Maximilian Maccarrone.

The New edition of Dulce Scaloneta The ice cream can be enjoyed in artisanal ice cream shops across the country that are members of the association. On the official website, you can see the complete map of the shops that make up AFADHYA.

8 out of 10 Argentines eat ice cream in winter

In the framework of the beginning of winter, AFADHYA announces the latest results of the market study carried out together with the consulting firm D’Alessio Irol, which indicate that The consumption of artisanal ice cream in Argentina continues to become less seasonal.

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84% of Argentines eat ice cream all year round.


Recent studies claim that the eight out of ten Argentines consume ice cream during the coldest time of the year and that the annual average per capita is 7.3 kg, which shows that ice cream is part of the daily life of Argentines. 9 out of 10 people say they eat it all year round.

In this regard, the President of AFADHYA He said: “The consumption of Argentine Artisanal Ice Cream continues to become less seasonal, and this is one of the association’s fundamental objectives. Argentines choose our products all year round, not just in the summer.”

In addition, 79% of respondents said they “feel better” when they eat ice cream, and a 60% responded that “it helps improve their mood.”

Artisanal Ice Cream: Top 10 of the most chosen flavors

Traditionally popular flavors, such as chocolate and dulce de leche, remain consistent throughout the seasons.. However, since the beginning of 2023, there has been an expansion in the range of options, and four out of ten consumers They say they have explored, or are open to trying, new and exciting varieties of ice cream.

He Top 10 flavors chosen in winter are:

  • Chocolate with almonds
  • Granulated dulce de leche
  • Sambayon
  • Caramel sauce
  • Berries
  • Tramontana
  • Bitter chocolate
  • Strawberry with cream
  • Mascarpone
  • Lemon

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