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Not since I returned to the USA after spending three heavenly months in Tuscany, near Florence, did I enjoy a gelato as much as when I tasted Talenti Gelato e Sorbetto’s  newest release: Sea Salt Caramel. It is not only up to par with Italian gelato in Italy, but it rivals their best!

Smooth and with depth of taste, it rolls on the tongue like cold, creamy silk, it has a long finish and, best of all, it is not cloying like other Dulce de Leche ice creams from trendy brands after which I have had to down a pint of ice cold water.
 
Is it the salt that mitigates the sweetness? Or the quality of the milk? As with all Talenti gelati, great care was placed in sourcing all-natural ingredients for this new flavor. The Sea Salt Caramel gelato features rich Argentine milk caramel (dulce de leche) made exclusively for Talenti,  Fleur De Sel — the prized sea salt from France— and tiny chocolate-covered sea salt caramel truffles.
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All of Talenti gelati e sorbetti are made artisanally with fresh, hormone-free milk and cane sugar—no high-fructose corn syrup  here —and are sold in recyclable containers with easily screw-on lids for all flavors.
 
A healthier alternative to regular ice creams and other frozen creamy desserts,  Talenti’s Sea Salt Caramel gelato and all of its other flavors,  contains  about 30% less fat than regular ice cream.   Talenti is made with all-natural and raw ingredients, sourced locally and from around the world—hormone-free milk, chocolate from Belgium, fresh whole Tahitian vanilla beans from Papua New Guinea, select coconuts from the Philippines, and real Argentine dulce de leche. Suggested retail price: $4.99-$5.99.
 
Talenti which  began as a gelato store and café in 2001 in Dallas, Texas,  on the model of a turn of the 20th-century  Italo-Argentine heladeria , has grown into a best-selling gelato brand in the country. With 18 delicious flavors of gelato and sorbetto, Talenti continues to grow in distribution and today is available in well over 15,000 stores nationwide.
For a full list ofTalenti products and to find a retail location, go to www.TalentiGelato.com.
 

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+1 #1 Guest 2012-07-14 02:54
Where can I find Talenti's Sea Salt Caramel gelato? My local Stater Bros carried it, but now they are out!!!
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