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Success Case Study: Halo Top – How a low-calorie, gluten-free brand became the fastest-growing ice cream in the US

"Success Case Study: Halo Top", in the US is part of GlobalData's Success & Failure case study series. It assesses the success of a low-calorie ice cream in the US.

Halo Top effectively created a guilt-free ice cream indulgence among young American consumers. The company registered 2,500% annual growth in revenues in 2016, reaching close to $102m, and expanded its geographic reach to international markets in 2018.

Scope

– Rather than spend money on conventional marketing strategies, it focused on social media, potentially saving marketing expenses while targeting the right audience.

– It is vital that brands understand the needs of their target demographic. By using alternative "gluten-free" ingredients, and glossy packaging, Halo Top effectively positioned its products as a "cool" and "trendy" ice-cream among young American consumers.

– The brand also effectively engaged with consumers by using influencers instead of celebrities.

Reasons to Buy

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– Gain a broader appreciation of the fast-moving consumer goods industry by gaining insights from both within and outside of your sector.

– Access valuable strategic take-outs to help direct future decision-making and inform new product development.

Companies Mentioned

Halo Top Creamery

Ben & Jerry's Homemade Holdings Inc.

Haagen-Dazs

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. What?

3. Why?

4. Take-Outs

5. Appendix

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