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Coles Irresistible Vanilla Bean Ice Cream review

Priced at $6.5.

CHOICE Expert Rating

81%

What is the CHOICE Expert Rating?

CHOICE Expert Rating

This is the product's overall performance score, based on key tests conducted by our industry experts in the CHOICE labs.

Recommended View more details.

We recommend vanilla ice cream products with a CHOICE Expert Rating of 80% or more.

Yes
CHOICE Expert Rating View more details.

This overall score is made up of 90% taste (40% flavour, 30% texture, 20% presentation, 10% aroma) and 10% nutrition (based on the product's Health Star Rating, calculated from the details in the nutrition information panel and converted to a percentage).

81%
Taste test score View more details.

Experts independently judged all ice creams in a blind taste test, scoring each sample for flavour, aroma, texture and presentation. The taste test score accounts for 90% of the CHOICE Expert Rating (our overall score).

86%
Nutrition score View more details.

The nutrition score is based on the product's Health Star Rating (HSR). The HSR is calculated from the details in the nutrition information panel and converted to a percentage.

40%
Vanilla strength score View more details.

Vanilla strength according to our expert taste testers.

80%
Balance score View more details.

The overall balance of the ice cream (sweet, creamy etc.) according to our expert taste testers.

78%
Experts say View more details.

Tasting comments from our panel of experts.

"White", "use of some vanilla seeds", "milk, creamy smell", "light vanilla taste", "creamy", "super smooth", "clean mouthfeel"
Energy per 100g (kJ) View more details.

As per the nutrition information panel on the pack purchased.

964
Protein per 100g (g) View more details.

As per the nutrition information panel on the pack purchased.

3.5
Saturated fat per 100g (g) View more details.

As per the nutrition information panel on the pack purchased.

9.8
Sugars per 100g (g) View more details.

As per the nutrition information panel on the pack purchased.

18.6
Estimated added sugar per 100g (g) View more details.

Estimated added sugar per 100g according to the George Institute for Global Health's FoodSwitch app.

13.6
Sodium per 100g (mg) View more details.

As per the nutrition information panel on the pack purchased.

46
Health Star Rating View more details.

Score out of 5. The Health Star Rating system ranks food products on a scale from half a star (least healthy) to five stars (most healthy), allowing you to make healthier choices at a glance.

2
Minimum percentage of milk fat View more details.

As stated on the pack.

10%
Diet View more details.

Whether the ice cream is a diet variety (e.g. low fat, no added sugar etc.)

No
Gluten free View more details.

As stated on the pack.

No
Ingredients View more details.

As listed on the pack purchased.

Dairy Ingredients (Cream and/or Butter, Milk Solids, Skim Milk Concentrate), Water, Sugar Syrup, Glucose Syrup (Wheat), Emulsifiers (477, 471 from Palm), Vegetable Gums (412, 410), Natural Flavours, Vanilla Bean Seeds (0.03%), Natural Colours (Caramelised Sugar, Carotene).
Price View more details.

Pack price in Sydney stores (not on special) in December 2018.

$6.5
Price per 100mL View more details.

Based on price in Sydney stores (not on special) in July 2023.

$0.65
Servings per pack
10
Pack size (mL) View more details.

Pack size in millilitres.

1000
Shop Ethical rating View more details.

Shop Ethical rates the environmental and social impact of the company (not the product) using independent sources. This rating is not included in our total score. N/A means there is no rating for that company.

C
Country of origin View more details.

As displayed on the pack.

Australia
Member reviews

Average rating