We witness the Super Sweet 16 play out this weekend and it did not disappoint. After this article we will be down to the final 8 flavors or as we call it The Eatin’ Eight. If you are just joining us, refer to our introductory article for rules and field of flavors. Otherwise let’s continue below to our in-game analysis.
#1 Vanilla vs #5 Vanilla Caramel – Face-off in what some have called a clash of the titans ended with a #5 Vanilla Caramel nail biting buzzer beater 51% to 49% win. Just like that the overall number two seed and region #1 Vanilla is out of the Ice Cream Bracket – an unexpected outcome for many of our bracket participants.
#10 Triple Fudge Crunch vs #11 Cream Cheese – Many have found it impressive these two flavors made it this far! #10 Triple Fudge Crunch continues its winning streak proving to the committee that they were not happy with such a low seeding!
#5 Chocolate Peanut Butter Caramel vs #9 Peanut Butter Caramel Pretzel – After taking out overall #1 seed Chocolate, #9 Peanut Butter Caramel Pretzel was feeling pretty confident. It managed to stay on top of our 10,000 consumers’ preference receiving 69% of votes as it moves on defeating its Peanut Butter counterpart #5 Chocolate Peanut Butter Caramel.
#6 Raspberry vs #7 Chocolate Fudge Brownie – Not really much of a fight here, after an solid opening round #6 Raspberry was too fatigued and fell to #7 Chocolate Fudge Brownie in a blowout.
Healthy Lifestyle Region
#1 Cookies and Cream vs #4 Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough – One of the most highly anticipated match-ups with over 50% of all brackets submitted predicting these two would meet up. This flavor face-off did not disappoint as the 10,000 consumers voted for #4 Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough to move on the Eatin’ Eight defeating #1 Cookies and Cream by a mere 4 votes!
#6 S’mores vs #15 Pineapple Coconut - #15 Pineapple Coconut’s Cinderella story has come to an end. Consumers voted #6 S’mores, moving the campfire classic onto the next round.
Emotional Discoveries Region
#1 Strawberry vs #12 Raspberry Cheesecake - #12 Raspberry Cheesecake is handing out upsets scoop by scoop. Consumers vote #12 Raspberry Cheesecake to the next round at 52%. Just like that every #1 seed is out of the Symrise Ice Cream Flavor Madness Bracket.
#2 Mint Chocolate vs #6 Strawberry Cheesecake - #6 Strawberry Cheesecake continues the winning streak of bakery inspired flavors by defeating #2 Mint Chocolate by a consumer vote of 60% to 40%. #6 Strawberry Cheesecake faces a familiar opponent in #12 Raspberry Cheesecake in the Eatin’ Eight.
Those are all the games for this week. CLICK HERE for the updated Symrise Ice Cream Flavor Madness Bracket.
Continue with this series, The Eatin' Eight: Ice Cream Flavor Madness 2020.
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