International Delight Creamers & Iced Coffee

Initially, International Delight Creamers were only available in single servings.  Today, you have many more options.
Initially, International Delight Creamers were only available in single servings. Today, you have many more options. | Source

Does your household use International Delight coffee creamers?

  • Yes
  • No
  • No, but we might try it
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Calling All Coffee Lovers: The International Delight Brand

The International Delight (I.D.) brand surfaced in the 1980’s as the first liquid flavored, non-dairy creamer.

It is produced by the WhiteWave Foods Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dean Foods, headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado. Originally, it was only available in three different flavor “creamer singles.” It has since vastly expanded as you will see.

International Delight creamers are now available in:

  • 32 oz. quarts
  • 16 oz. pints
  • Singles

Plus, the popular flavor, French Vanilla, is also available is 64 oz. half gallon size.

International Delight Creamer Flavors

Classic
Coffeehouse Inspirations
Amaretto
White Chocolate Mocha
Belgian White Chocolate Macadamia
Caramel Macchiato
French Vanilla
Vanilla Caramel Crème
Hazelnut
Skinny Caramel Macchiato
Irish Crème
Skinny White Chocolate Mocha
Southern Butter Pecan
 
Seasonal
American Favorites
Salted Caramel Mocha
Almond Joy™
Hershey's® S'mores
Cold Stone Creamery™ Sweet Cream
Peppermint Mocha
Cinnabon®
Pumpkin Pie Spice
Hershey's® Chocolate Caramel
White Chocolate Raspberry
YORK™ Peppermint Pattie
Compiled by Sharyn's Slant from internationaldelight.com
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What is the Shelf Life and Storage Recommendations of International Delight Creamers?

I.D. creamers should be used within two weeks of opening and before the recommended “use by” date. The shelf life from the date it was manufactured can be up to 120 days if unopened.

It is necessary to refrigerate all I.D. creamers except unopened singles since they are contained in stay-fresh packaging.

Additional Facts about International Delight Creamers

  • I.D. creamers can be used in dessert and beverage recipes (see below).
  • I.D. creamers contain sodium caseinate which is a milk derivative but they do not contain lactose. They are considered “non dairy” because the FDA classifies the sodium caseinate as a non-dairy ingredient.
  • I.D. creamers do not contain gluten.
  • I.D. has a “taste guarantee.” They will give you your money back if you are not completely satisfied with the taste. 800-441-3321

Delicious I.D. Iced Coffee

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New International Delight Iced Coffee

It was determined that fans of iced coffee were looking for a chilled, ready-to-drink beverage that was much less expensive than coffeehouse prices.

I.D. Iced Coffee was introduced in January 2012, available in 64 oz. half-gallon cartons. It offers the convenience of quality iced coffee at home; simply pour over ice if desired.

The I.D. Iced Coffee authentic flavors include:

  • Original
  • Mocha (the author’s favorite)
  • Vanilla
  • Caramel

The smooth, rich flavor of I.D. Iced Coffee is made with 100% premium Arabica coffee beans.

If you are looking for a caffeine boost, I.D. Iced Coffee contains 76 mg of caffeine per 8 ounces. Other leading iced espresso drinks contain about 50 mg of caffeine for the same serving size.

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UPDATE January 28, 2013: International Delight has now come out with a "light" version of their iced coffee. I love the Light Mocha even more than the original.

If you've tried the I.D. Iced Coffee, what is your favorite flavor?

  • Original
  • Mocha
  • Vanilla
  • Caramel
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Additional Facts about International Delight Iced Coffee

  • I.D. Iced Coffee can be used in dessert and beverage recipes (see below).
  • I.D. Iced Coffee does contain dairy; skim milk, cream and sweet whey.
  • I.D. Iced Coffee does not contain soy.
  • I.D. Iced Coffee does not contain wheat, wheat gluten, barley, oat, rye or malt ingredients although they do not conduct tests allowing them to label the product “gluten-free” at this time.
  • The date stamped on the carton tells you how long I.D. Iced Coffee will stay fresh in your refrigerator.

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The Many Uses of International Delight Creamer or Iced Coffee

International Delight Creamers and Iced Coffee can be incorporated into many desserts and beverages.

My favorite I.D. product is the Mocha Iced Coffee. I like it plain, over ice and also mixed 50/50 with milk. I've also blended my Mocha Iced Coffee with ice, a banana and a little bit of vanilla ice cream. Yum.

Here are a couple recipes that I have tried that I'd like to share with you.

I hope you have enjoyed learning about the International Delight brand. Be creative and mix yourself some new beverages and even desserts with your favorite I.D. flavors.

Anyone that I have ever talked with in person, spoke to online or anything that I have ever read related to International Delight Creamers or Iced Coffee has always been positive. Enjoy!

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Comments 22 comments

kelleyward 4 years ago

Enjoyed this hub! I haven't tried the drinks yet but will now. Take care, Kelley


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cclitgirl 4 years ago from Western NC

Yum! These all look great. Now, if I just drank coffee....lol.


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Natashalh 4 years ago from Hawaii

One of my coworkers brings International Delight creamers to work - they are amazingly delicious! I had no idea there are so many flavors, though.


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AliciaC 4 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

The flavors in the table sound absolutely wonderful, and the coffee in the last photo is so tempting! Your hub makes me want to visit the store right now to buy some of the products that you mention!


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penlady 4 years ago from Sacramento, CA

I love International Delight Creamers. My favorite is the chocolate caramel. After I started using ID, I couldn't return to canned milk. It just doesn't taste the same anymore.

I guess you can say I've been spoiled! Great hub.


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carter06 4 years ago from Cronulla NSW

Hi Sharyn, this is really interesting and sound so great...I don't think they are available here in Oz, I haven't seen them anywhere...will keep looking...thanks for sharing it with us...voted up & shared...


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Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

Yum. Did not know they had so many flavors. I'm going to have to hunt down the white chocolate raspberry! Nice hub.


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Sharyn's Slant 4 years ago from Northeast Ohio USA Author

Hi Kelley ~ well I'm finally getting to some of my comments, it's been a crazy start to the month. And I am sitting here with my Iced Coffee Mocha with ice in my favorite glass :) I just love the stuff. When I feel I need a "caffeine boost" - this is what I like. You'll have to try it. Thanks for stopping by.

Sharyn


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Sharyn's Slant 4 years ago from Northeast Ohio USA Author

Hi Cyndi ~ well, they are great. And remember, you do not have to be a coffee drinker to use them in other recipes, hint hint :) I appreciate you stopping by.

Sharyn


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Sharyn's Slant 4 years ago from Northeast Ohio USA Author

Hi Natasha ~ they are so good. Although I don't buy the creamer as often as I do the iced coffee now. That is always in my fridge :) Thanks for stopping by.

Sharyn


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Sharyn's Slant 4 years ago from Northeast Ohio USA Author

Hi Alicia ~ Yes, they have some really great flavors. And I like that last photo too, really tempting. Thanks so much for your feedback. I highly recommend the iced coffee!

Sharyn


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Sharyn's Slant 4 years ago from Northeast Ohio USA Author

Hi penlady ~ I agree that it's difficult to change to something else once you start using I.D. creamers. Thank you so much for stopping by.

Sharyn


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Sharyn's Slant 4 years ago from Northeast Ohio USA Author

Hi Carter ~ they are really great. Just so you know, I'm sure you can order the individual creamers on line and have them shipped to "Oz." Just a thought. Thanks so much for your votes and share.

Sharyn


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Sharyn's Slant 4 years ago from Northeast Ohio USA Author

Hi Glimmer ~ I honestly did not know there were so many flavors until I started researching. I agree, the white chocolate raspberry sounds great. Thanks so much for stopping by.

Sharyn


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RealHousewife 4 years ago from St. Louis, MO

You know ima coffee lover!

I am using the Keurig (sp) lately and I love it. I do like to add some flava flav now and again:)


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Sharyn's Slant 4 years ago from Northeast Ohio USA Author

Hi Kel ~ Yup, I do know you love your coffee. I know so many people that love their Keurig too. International Delight sure has lots of "flavas" for ya too. I swear I keep them in business with my ID Mocha Iced Coffee purchases. It's a true love affair, ha. Thank you dear for stopping by!


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teaches12345 4 years ago

I have used all the classics listed, but have not tried the American favorites. I love how we have options to flavor our favorite brew in the mornings. I don't know what I would do without that first cup each morning. Voted up!


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stephhicks68 4 years ago from Bend, Oregon

Yum! I usually drink coffee black, but it's a real treat when I use specially flavored creamers. The salted caramel mocha sounds yummy!


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Sharyn's Slant 4 years ago from Northeast Ohio USA Author

Hi teaches ~ I agree, I certainly NEED that first cup in the morning. Having so many creamer options is awesome. Later in the day is when I switch to the iced coffee. Thank so much for your comments and vote.

Sharyn


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Sharyn's Slant 4 years ago from Northeast Ohio USA Author

Hi Steph ~ I know, that salted caramel mocha sounds so good. I've never liked black coffee so I definitely keep I.D. in business. Thank you so much for stopping by.

Sharyn


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Kathryn Stratford 3 years ago from Manchester, Connecticut

I love coffee, so this Hub caught my eye! This is very informative, and I like that you included a couple of recipes.


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Sharyn's Slant 3 years ago from Northeast Ohio USA Author

Hi Kathryn ~ thank you so much! FYI, I recently switched from the I.D. Iced Mocha regular to the new "light" version. I love it even better than the original. I appreciate you stopping by.

Sharyn

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