Breyers Non-Dairy Ice Cream Goes Big with Four Classic Flavors

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I like it when companies don’t mess around. Breyers doesn’t bother with little pints. They only sell their Non-Dairy Ice Cream in generously-sized, 1.5-quart tubs. That’s the equivalent of three pints, but it’s often sold for the same price as one pint of other dairy-free ice cream brands.

And there’s no reason to hunt around for the flavors. Breyers Non-Dairy Ice Cream is sold at mainstream grocers and it now comes in FOUR over-the-top varieties. Two of them have been available for quite some time. But this year, Breyers has added two more classics to their vegan selection: Mint Chocolate Chip and Chocolate Chocolate Chip.

Breyers Non-Dairy Ice Cream Reviews and Info - Almond Milk Frozen Dessert that's dairy-free, vegan, and sold in large tubs. Now in FOUR flavors.

Breyers Non-Dairy Ice Cream Goes Big with Four Classic Flavors

When Breyers Non-Dairy Ice Cream originally launched, it just slipped onto store shelves, with little fan fare. Despite it’s quiet entry, it’s become a leader in the dairy-free ice cream space. Which is probably why they’re making more noise with the new flavors.

All four varieties are made with a real almond milk based, and spiked with cozy, familiar add-ins. Be sure to leave your own unbiased rating and review below when you try any of these tubs!

Mint Chocolate Chip

Breyers Non-Dairy Ice Cream Reviews and Info - Almond Milk Frozen Dessert that's dairy-free, vegan, and sold in large tubs. Now in FOUR flavors. pictured: Mint Chocolate ChipIngredients: almond milk (water, almonds), liquid sugar (sugar, water), coconut oil, corn syrup solids, sugar, less than 2% of dutch cocoa (processed with alkali), pea protein, mono- and diglycerides, natural flavor, soy lecithin, guar gum, carob bean gum. contains tree nuts and soy.

Nutrition (per 2/3 cup): 190 calories, 10g fat, 24g carbs, <1g fiber, 19g sugars (includes 18g added sugars), 1g protein.*

Chocolate Chocolate Chip

Breyers Non-Dairy Ice Cream Reviews and Info - Almond Milk Frozen Dessert that's dairy-free, vegan, and sold in large tubs. Now in FOUR flavors. pictured: Chocolate Chocolate ChipIngredients: almond milk (water, almonds), liquid sugar (sugar, water), coconut oil, fructose, dutched cocoa (processed with alkali), sugar, water, soluble corn fiber, less than 2% of fava bean protein, soy protein isolate, mono- and diglycerides, guar gum, carob bean gum, soy lecithin, vanilla extract. contains tree nuts and soy.

Nutrition (per 2/3 cup): 170 calories, 8g fat, 25g carbs, 3g fiber, 20g sugars (includes 20g added sugars), 2g protein.*

Vanilla Peanut Butter

Breyers Non-Dairy Ice Cream Reviews and Info - Almond Milk Frozen Dessert that's dairy-free, vegan, and sold in large tubs.Ingredients: almond milk (water, almonds), liquid sugar (sugar, water), peanuts, coconut oil, corn syrup, less than 2% of: pea protein, vegetable gums (carob bean, guar), mono and diglycerides, peanut oil, salt, natural flavor (coconut). contains peanuts and tree nuts.

Nutrition (per 2/3 cup): 190 calories, 11g fat, 21g carbs, <1g fiber, 15g sugars (includes 14g added sugars), 3g protein.*

Oreo Cookies & Cream

Breyers Non-Dairy Ice Cream Reviews and Info - Almond Milk Frozen Dessert that's dairy-free, vegan, and sold in large tubs.Ingredients: almond milk (water, almonds), liquid sugar (sugar, water), oreo cookie pieces {unbleached enriched flour [wheat flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate (vitamin b1), riboflavin (vitamin b2), folic acid], sugar, palm and/or canola oil, cocoa (processed with alkali), high fructose corn syrup, leavening (baking soda and/or calcium phosphate), cornstarch, salt, soy lecithin, vanillin – an artificial flavor, chocolate}, coconut oil, corn syrup, less than 2% of: pea protein, vegetable gums (carob bean, guar), mono and diglycerides, natural flavor (coconut). contains tree nuts, soy, and wheat.

Nutrition (per 2/3 cup): 190 calories, 9g fat, 26g carbs, <1g fiber, 18g sugars (includes 18g added sugars), 1g protein.*

Lactose-Free Flavors are Not Dairy-Free

We receive comments from readers stating that Breyers has dairy-free Chocolate and Vanilla flavors, too. Please note that the Chocolate and Vanilla are Lactose-Free, the are NOT Dairy-Free. They are still made with milk, cream, and whey (and contain casein), but have lactase enzyme added to “digest” the lactose (milk sugar) in the dairy. Those flavors may be suitable for people with lactose intolerance who do not avoid dairy for any other reasons. But they are not suitable for anyone who needs to be dairy-free.

Breyers Non-Dairy Ice Cream Reviews and Info - Almond Milk Frozen Dessert that's dairy-free, vegan, and sold in large tubs. Now in FOUR flavors.

More Facts on Breyers Non-Dairy Ice Cream

  • Price: $3.99 per 1.5-quart tub
  • Availability: Breyers Non-Dairy Ice Cream is sold in the freezer section of Walmart, Target, Safeway, Meijer, Hyvee, and other mainstream grocers throughout the U.S.
  • Certifications: Breyers Non-Dairy Ice Cream is Rainforest Alliance Certified and Certified Kosher DE (for dairy equipment, not ingredients; see our Understanding Kosher Guide).
  • Dietary Notes: By ingredients, Breyers Non-Dairy Ice Cream is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, vegan, and vegetarian. Select varieties are made without gluten, peanuts, and/or soy. See the ingredients above.*
  • For More Product Information: Visit the Breyers website at www.breyers.com.

*Always read the ingredient and nutrition statement prior to consumption. Ingredients, processes, and labeling are subject to change at any time for any company or product. Contact the company to discuss their manufacturing processes if potential allergen cross-contamination is an issue for you. No food product can be guaranteed “safe” for every individual’s needs. You should never rely on ingredient and allergen statements alone if dealing with a severe food allergy. 

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What Others Are Saying ...

Tasted like ice cream to me!

Rated 4 out of 5
June 21, 2021

I was hesitant to buy an almond milk product but I trusted buyers would give it their best. Was not disappointed. Other than to much sugar I like it

Marie Julian

Don’t think I’ll buy almond milk Breyers again

Rated 2 out of 5
April 26, 2021

I’d give it 2.5 stars, maybe. I really enjoy the Breyers lactose-free ice cream and was excited to see more flavor options with the almond milk varieties. The chocolate chocolate chip has a strong after taste and a grainy texture that I find unpleasant. I didn’t try the other flavors. Guess I’ll stick to their lactose-free in the future.

Lori

mint chip lacks flavor

Rated 2 out of 5
April 11, 2021

could’ve done with a stronger mint flavor. it also tasted strangely of cheese which really disgusted me. it’s just quite bland. I’m not impressed. I’m glad it’s made out of almondmilk though!

Bella

Breyer's ice cream.

Rated 5 out of 5
January 7, 2021

I have been eating Breyer’s dairy free ice cream for years. I think they should advertise more. I tell people about it and they are so happy to hear about it.

Rita Cooper

Cookies and cream

Rated 5 out of 5
October 27, 2020

Love it.

Geoff

It was okay

Rated 5 out of 5
September 23, 2020

It was okay however you can really taste the substitution of whatever was used instead of milk. Ben & Jerrys, on the other hand, you can’t taste the substitution instead it taste like actual icecream and it didn’t upset my stomach. Please change the recipe to taste more like dairy icecream.

Kaylee Bejacmar

The Closest Thing to Real Ice-Cream

Rated 5 out of 5
August 11, 2020

Breyers Non-Dairy Cookies and Cream is the closest thing I have tasted to real ice cream. I’ve tried Halo Top, Ben&Jerry’s, Häagen-Dazs, and Parvelicious, but all have had either powdery textures or that nutty aftertaste that just reminds you that it isn’t ice cream. This has neither of those issues, and is also perfect for milkshakes with just a touch of almond milk.

Elise

Affordable and yummy!

Rated 5 out of 5
June 18, 2020

This is a favorite in my house. It is affordable and tastes great.

Brandy

Very Tasty

Rated 5 out of 5
June 18, 2020

Great creamy taste without the high cost like others.

Rick V

Favorite dairy free ice cream.

Rated 5 out of 5
June 18, 2020

This is our 15 year daughter’s favorite ice cream. She is allergic to dairy and always has a carton in the freezer. So thankful for this product. Very reasonable too!

Laura

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Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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  1. I love, love, love the Creamy Fudge Minis. I’d love to try the other to as well. Yum!!!