If you’re annoyed that the delicious ice cream hasn’t been eaten yet but has melted because of the hot weather, try this ice cream of Chinese magicians.
China’s luxury ice cream brand has recently become the focus of controversy when it unveiled its latest product: an ice cream that won’t melt even at high temperatures, not even burning it. lose. Many people have questioned the quality of this cream.
According to China News Service, a short video has gone viral on Chinese social media. In the video, a person holds a lighter to heat an ice cream of Zhong Xue Gao. Surprisingly, this ice cream is completely non-greasy, does not melt or change anything.
Although smoke can be seen coming from the ice cream after heating, and people in the video also say they smell the burning smell of burnt food, the ice cream only turns a little sticky, not melted. Liquid like regular cream.
Previously, Zhong Xue Gao, famous for its Chinese food products, had an advertisement for the coconut flavored ice cream they had just created. According to what this company advertises, this cream does not melt even at a temperature of 31 degrees Celsius for more than 50 minutes. Immediately, the advertisement also received more than 500 million interactions on Weibo.
Known as the “Hermes of the ice cream world”, Zhong Xue Gao owns many items sold in major cities in China. Although their products have a rather high price compared to the common ground, about 20 yuan, approximately 3 USD, nearly 70k for an ice cream cone. This price is several times higher than most competitors in the ice cream market. Many products even hit the high-end diners segment with a price of 70 yuan, equivalent to more than 200k or higher.
After being posted, the Shanghai Market Supervision and Administration Department immediately said that it had grasped the situation and was in the process of investigating and clarifying the above clip.
“We have food safety experts doing a detailed review of this product. You may find this non-melting ice cream very strange, but scientists will come to the most accurate conclusions.”
As for Zhong Xue Gao, they also affirmed that all their products fully meet the regulations on food hygiene and safety, including this new ice cream.
According to the announcement, the main ingredients of ice cream include: milk, fresh cream, coconut milk, condensed milk, and powdered milk. At first glance, it’s no different from regular ice cream ingredients, but the secret to turning this ice cream into “non-melting ice cream” is in the 0.032 grams of caragenan extracted from seaweed that the manufacturer has added. enter.
Caragenan is a chemical approved for use in food processing, widely used in ice cream and other beverages. There are many studies that suggest this chemical can cause cancer but Zhong Xue Gao has denied and pointed out that it was only animal studies.
However, owning this special “feature” does not make people less frustrated. Because they are very upset because the price of ice cream and soft drinks increases rapidly in the hot season.
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