Ben & Jerry’s Pineapple Passionfruit

left: carton right: close up
left: carton, right: close up

Another informal review here! Since the weather is becoming warmer here, my mom and I decided to go buy ice cream one fine Sunday. After trying Ben & Jerry’s Liz Lemon, we decided to buy Pineapple Passionfruit because these new flavors were on sale at Safeway.

I definitely recommend these to anyone who is a fan of greek yogurt and/or Ben and Jerry’s. I won’t go into detail of Liz Lemon in this post, but here is a description of Pineapple Passionfruit: Pineapple Greek Frozen Yogurt with Chunks of Pineapple & a Passion Fruit Swirl. Pretty self-explanatory.

Each spoonful of Pineapple Passionfruit takes me to the tropical islands where I’m drinking some cool, refreshing pineapple beverage.

The texture of the frozen yogurt is a bit fluffy and creamy. It’s not as tangy as regular greek yogurt, but there’s a decent balance of tartness and sweetness because of the blend of passionfruit and pineapple. I think it’s interesting to combine tropical fruits with greek yogurt (unless that’s what they do in Greece), and I think it’s quite successful. I do admit, it is more on the sweet side than I would like it to be; nonetheless, it’s still delicious to eat, especially on a sunny day.


GGE Wheat Crackers

Last week while I was displaying these at work, I noticed that they changed their packaging design. On a whim, I decided that I was going to try out all the flavors available.

GGE, short of Good Good Eat, Wheat Crackers are products of Taiwan (or is it Japanese as well?) and have an array of flavors. I think these were inspired from crushing dried instant ramen, mixing in the flavor packet, and eating the crushed flavored bits like chips. Who used to do that; just me and the rest of the kids at my Chinese school? These have no preservatives and no trans fat. GGE’s mascot is a big head Asian girl who changes her outfit depending on the flavor. Each pack is $1.18USD and is about 2.75-3.75oz. I tried googling for more information but nothing else came up.

Happy eating!

Nutritional Facts: Calories-150, Calories From Fat-70, Total Fat-7g/11%, Saturated Fat-3g/15%, Sodium-370mg/15%, Total Carbohydrate-29g/6%, Sugar-<1g, Protein-3g
Smell: 4/5
Taste: 5/5
feel: 4.5/5
The smell is like baked potato chips but there isn’t any fragrance or luring smell that entices you to eat it. The taste is not salty and doesn’t have any overbearing flavor, which actually makes it quite enjoyable to eat (unlike some of the other flavors). I like how they’re skinny chopped up strands, but it is unsatisfying if you only grab and eat one strand at a time, which is why I gave the “feel” a 4.5.

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