20 July 2018
The venture was started by business partners David and Jon, to provide quality gelato to David’s pizzeria, Miaitalia. When asked how it felt to win the award, Jon said “As a new business who only started trading late December 2016, we were absolutely delighted to win Best Newcomer at... Read more
06 July 2018
Fochabers, who are celebrating their 8th birthday, was set up in 2010 after Sheila decided she wanted a change from working in the meat industry. She had never made ice cream before but after renovating an old antique shop into a parlour, she set about thinking of new and creative things to entice people to Fochabers. Her... Read more
14 June 2018
Mediterranean Ices was born when Ignazio Cardazzone bought the factory he worked in when he was younger. When asked what inspired him to start his business, Ignazio said “During the 70s and 80s I spent most of my... Read more
29 May 2018
In 1987, Lewis and Sue Richards set up Minoli’s of Machen after attending a two week course and learning how to make ice cream. Lewis spent the first 30 years of his life as a dairy farmer and was keen to use his knowledge of good milk to make excellent ice cream. Sue said “M... Read more
18 May 2018
The Gelateria opened in 1926, and Ricky and Hannah Forte are now the third generation owners of the family business, after taking the helm in 1987. They are the perfect example of persistence paying off, as their gold medal in the Blackcurrant Frozen Yoghurt class is their first National Ice Cream Competition win.... Read more
11 May 2018
Based in Stonehouse, Dave has been at the helm of ‘Dave’s Delicious Soft Serve’ for 47 years, and his 2018 win is his third consecutive victory in the competition!
When asked about his third win he said “It felt fantastic, especially because it was my third time winning. I put it... Read more
02 May 2018
The flavour categories have been released for the next Competition, and the offerings provide a great variety of options to suit everyone; from the fruity delights of passionfruit, to the nutty joys of hazelnut.
As the Ice Cream Alliance... Read more
07 March 2018
Karl Simcock was voted the best ice cream mobiler by The Ice Cream Alliance – the trade association for the UK’s £1bn ice cream industry.
The award comes as Karl celebrates 25 years since launching Tony’s Ices –named in... Read more
07 March 2018
An ice cream business which started by selling ice cream to hard working coal miners has struck gold after being voted the best in the UK.
More than 75 years ago Giuseppe Minchella's ice cream became a firm favourite... Read more
05 March 2015
By Philip Pearman MIFST, FRSPH
These general Labelling regulations come into force after 13th December 2014, the essence of the regulations are:
- All pre-packed foods must be labelled and the wording must include:- Name of the Food, An ingredient list, Information on allergens or intolerances used in the food or that were... Read more