The New Zealand Ice Cream Manufacturers Association
The New Zealand Ice Cream Manufacturers Association
2014 New Zealand Ice Cream Awards

(22 May 2014) The 18th New Zealand Ice Cream Awards were announced this evening, Thursday 22nd of May, at the Awards Dinner held in conjunction with The New Zealand Ice Cream Manufacturers’ Association’s Annual Conference in Blenheim.

Full list of 2014 Awards winners here.

Ice Cream, Gelato, Sorbet & Low Fat Entries: 302
Silver Awards: 89
Gold Awards: 35
Best in Categories: 12
Supreme Award:s 2
Entries eligible for the New to Market Award: 83


SUMMARY OF BEST IN CATEGORIES:

STANDARD VANILLA ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Chelsea Sugar
Tip Top, Tip Top Vanilla Ice Cream

STANDARD ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Brenntag New Zealand
Tip Top, Tip Top Boysenberry Ripple Ice Cream

BEST OF CHOCOLATE
Sponsored by Sensient Technologies
Gelatiamo, Dutch Chocolate Gelato

PREMIUM VANILLA ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Formula Foods
Kapiti Ice Cream, Kapiti Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

PREMIUM ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Huhtamaki Henderson
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural English Toffee

OPEN CREATIVE
Sponsored by Alto Food Packaging
New Zealand Best & Pure T/A KK New Zealand, White Chocolate & Wasabi Ice Cream

KIDS CHOICE
Sponsored by IFF
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Candy Floss Ice Cream

EXPORT ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Eurofins
Emerald Foods Ltd, Private Label Japanese Vanilla
(Photo: Emerald Foods)

GELATO
Sponsored by Majors Group New Zealand Ltd
Zuzu's Gelato Ltd, Turkish Delight

SORBET
Sponsored by RD2 International
Carrello del Gelato, Feijoa

LOW FAT
Sponsored by Invita NZ Ltd
Tip Top, Tip Top Creamy Yoghurt Ice Cream Strawberry

BEST NEW TO MARKET
Sponsored by Fonterra NZ
Zuzu’s Gelato Ltd, Turkish Delight

SUPREME AWARD FOR LARGE MANUFACTURER
Rush Munro’s of NZ Ltd, Maple Walnut Ice Cream

SUPREME AWARD FOR BOUTIQUE MANUFACTURER
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural English Toffee




FULL LIST OF AWARDS:


Category 1
STANDARD VANILLA ICE CREAM

Sponsored by Chelsea Sugar

Silver
Emerald Foods Ltd, Chateau Catering Vanilla
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top French Vanilla Ice Cream


Gold
Tip Top, Tip Top Vanilla Ice Cream


Best in Category

Tip Top, Tip Top Vanilla Ice Cream



Category 2
STANDARD ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Brenntag New Zealand

Silver
Emerald Foods Ltd, Chateau Boysenberry Ripple
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Pure Passion Ice Cream
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Strawberries & Cream Ice Cream


Gold
Tip Top, Tip Top Boysenberry Ripple Ice Cream
Tip Top, Tip Top Hokey Pokey Ice Cream


Best in Category

Tip Top, Tip Top Boysenberry Ripple Ice Cream



Category 3
BEST OF CHOCOLATE
Sponsored by Sensient Technologies

Silver
Emerald Foods Ltd, Private Label Japanese Chocolate
Gelissimo Gelato Ltd, Dark Chocolate Gelato
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Milk Chocolate
Much Moore Ice Cream Co, Awesome Chocolate Cookies & Fudge
Much Moore Ice Cream Co, Much Moore Chocolate
Puhoi Valley Café and Cheese Store, Dark Chocolate Truffle Ice Cream
Rush Munro's of NZ Ltd, Chocolate Ice Cream
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Chocolate Ice Cream


Gold
Emerald Foods Ltd, Killinchy Gold & Whittakers Creamy Milk
Gelatiamo, Dutch Chocolate Gelato
Puhoi Valley Café and Cheese Store, Dutch Chocolate Ice Cream
Zuzu's Gelato Ltd, Chocolate


Best in Category
Gelatiamo, Dutch Chocolate Gelato




Category 4
PREMIUM VANILLA ICE CREAM
Formula Foods Sponsored by Formula Foods

Silver
Much Moore Ice Cream Co, Private Label Vanilla
Much Moore Ice Cream Co, Private Label Vanilla
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural Classic Vanilla 9L
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural Classic Vanilla 946ml
Rush Munro's of NZ Ltd, Vanilla Ice Cream
Zany Zeus Limited, Vanilla


Gold
Kapiti Ice Cream, Kapiti Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Zest Manufacturing, Vanilla Bean


Best in category
Kapiti Ice Cream, Kapiti Vanilla Bean Ice Cream



Category 5
PREMIUM ICE CREAM
Huhtamaki Henderson LtdSponsored by Huhtamaki Henderson

Silver
Deep South Ice Cream, Blackcurrant
Deep South Ice Cream, Licorice
Emerald Foods Ltd, Killinchy Gold Affogato
Emerald Foods Ltd, Killinchy Gold Maple Syrup & Walnut
Kapiti Ice Cream, Kapiti Passionfruit & Lemon Curd Ice Cream
Kapiti Ice Cream, Kapiti Lemongrass & Ginger Ice Cream
Kapiti Ice Cream, Kapiti Nectarine & Muscovado Ice Cream
Much Moore Ice Cream Co, Awesome Hokey Pokey
Puhoi Valley Café and Cheese Store, Lemon Meringue Pie Ice Cream
Rush Munro's of NZ Ltd, Passionfruit Ice Cream
Rush Munro's of NZ Ltd, Banana Ice Cream
Rush Munro's of NZ Ltd, Mochaccino Ice Cream
Zany Zeus Limited, White Chocolate Coconut


Gold
Emerald Foods Ltd, Killinchy Gold Salted Caramel & Cashew
Ginelli's, Chocolate Revenge
Kapiti Ice Cream, Kapiti Black Doris Plum & Crème Fraiche Ice Cream
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural Caramel Chocolate Crunch
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural Affogato
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural English Toffee
Rush Munro's of NZ Ltd, Maple Walnut Ice Cream
Zany Zeus Limited, Hokey Pokey
Zany Zeus Limited, Hazelnut


Best in Category
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural English Toffee



Category 6
OPEN CREATIVE
Sponsored by Alto Food Packaging

Category 6 (a)
OPEN CREATIVE - ICE CREAM

Silver
Emerald Foods Ltd, Rich Chocolate Boysenberry
Kapiti Ice Cream, Crème Fraiche Ice Cream
Ning Wang & Yifang Sun, Red Bean and Rose Flower Tea Ice Cream
Patagonia Chocolates, Mango & Frozen Yoghurt
Patagonia Chocolates, Blueberry & Frozen Yoghurt
Puhoi Valley Café and Cheese Store, Fig & Puhoi Valley Matakana Blue Ice Cream
Tip Top Ice Cream, "It's Peanut Butter Chocolate Time"


Gold
New Zealand Best & Pure T/A KK New Zealand, White Chocolate & Wasabi Ice Cream
New Zealand Best & Pure T/A KK New Zealand, Apple Shortcake Ice Cream
Puhoi Valley Café and Cheese Store, Nougat & Kamahi Honey Ice Cream


Category 6 (b)
OPEN CREATIVE - GELATO & SORBET

Silver
Carrello del Gelato, Sage & Burnt Butter
Ginelli's, Ginger Gelato with Honey-Sesame Brittle
Ginelli's, Five Spiced Plum & Red Wine
Harry Apuya, Chocolate/Orange
Kapiti Ice Cream, Avoberry
Tip Top Ice Cream, Green Apple Sorbet
Zuzu's Gelato Ltd, Chilli Chocolate
Zuzu's Gelato Ltd, White Chocolate & Raspberry


Gold
Gelissimo Gelato Ltd, Gorgonzola Gelato


Open Creative Best Overall from both Ice Cream and Gelato/Sorbet Sections
New Zealand Best & Pure T/A KK New Zealand, White Chocolate & Wasabi Ice Cream



Category 7
KIDS CHOICE
International Flavours & Fragrances (NZ) LtdSponsored by IFF

Bronze
Much Moore Ice Cream Co, Much Moore Chocolate Cookies & Fudge


Silver
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural Rainbow


Best
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Candy Floss Ice Cream



Category 8
EXPORT ICE CREAM
EurofinsSponsored by Eurofins

Silver
Deep South Ice Cream, Kiwifruit Ripple
Deep South Ice Cream, Irish Crème
Emerald Foods Ltd, Private Label Japanese Vanilla
Much Moore Ice Cream Co, Private Label Mango
Much Moore Ice Cream Co, Much Moore Maple Fudge & Walnut
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural Macadamia


Gold
Emerald Foods Ltd, Private Label Japanese Vanilla


Best in category
Emerald Foods Ltd, Private Label Japanese Vanilla



Category 9
GELATO
Majors Group New Zealand LtdSponsored by Majors Group New Zealand Ltd

Silver
Gelatiamo, Cream Caramel Gelato
Gelato Amante, Kinder Surprise Gelato
Gelato Amante, Tiramisu Gelato
Gelato Amante, Frollino Cookies Gelato
Gelissimo Gelato Ltd, Licorice
Gelissimo Gelato Ltd, Raspberry
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Hazelnut Gelato
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Cappuccino with Cinnamon Gelato
Ginelli's, Lemon di Sorento Gelato
Ginelli's, Limoncello Gelato
New Zealand Best & Pure T/A KK New Zealand, Italian Roasted Hazelnut Amaretto
New Zealand Best & Pure T/A KK New Zealand, Orange Stracciatella Gelato
Takapuna Beach Café & Store, Coconut & Lime Curd Gelato
Valentino's Gelato, Strawberry
Zelati Gelato & Sorbet, Crème Caramel
Zuzu's Gelato Ltd, Tiramisu


Gold
Carrello del Gelato, Coconut
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Forest Fruit Yoghurt Gelato
Lush Café and Gelato, Lush Espresso
New Zealand Best & PureT/A KK New Zealand, Chocolate Stracciatella Gelato
Takapuna Beach Café & Store, Salted Caramel
Takapuna Beach Café & Store, Yoghurt & Passionfruit Curd Gelato
Zuzu's Gelato Ltd, Turkish Delight


Best in category
Zuzu's Gelato Ltd, Turkish Delight



Category 10
SORBET
Sponsored by RD2 International Ltd

Silver
Carrello del Gelato, Green Apple & Mint
Emerald Foods Ltd, Chateau Berry Berry Extraordinary Sorbet
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Black Doris Plum Sorbetto
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Blackcurrant Sorbetto
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Feijoa Sorbetto
Ginelli's, Lychee Sorbet
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural Berry Fruit Sorbet
Patagonia Chocolates, Raspberry Sorbet
Puhoi Valley Café and Cheese Store, Feijoa Sorbet
Spencer's, Baked Rhubarb Sorbet
Takapuna Beach Café & Store, Boysenberry Sorbet
Valentino's Gelato, Mango/Coconut
Zelati Gelato & Sorbet, Passionatta


Gold
Carrello del Gelato, Feijoa
Gelissimo Gelato Ltd, Cool-As Cucumber
Gelissimo Gelato Ltd, Arnold Palmer
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Passionfruit Sorbetto


Best in category
Carrello del Gelato, Feijoa



Category 11
LOW FAT
Invita NZ LtdSponsored by Invita NZ Ltd

Silver
Emerald Foods Ltd, Chateau Plain Frozen Yoghurt
Emerald Foods Ltd, Chateau Strawberry Frozen Yoghurt
Much Moore Ice Cream Co, Awesome Strawberry Yoghurt
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural Mango Passion Frozen Yoghurt
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Light Vanilla Ice Cream
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Light Hokey Pokey Ice Cream


Gold
Tip Top, Tip Top Creamy Yoghurt Ice Cream Strawberry


Best in category
Tip Top, Tip Top Creamy Yoghurt Ice Cream Strawberry



Category 12
BEST NEW TO MARKET
Fonterra
Sponsored by Fonterra NZ

Entries eligible for the New to Market Award: 83

Best
Zuzus Gelato Ltd, Turkish Delight






SUPREME AWARD FOR BOUTIQUE MANUFACTURER

Winner is from Category 5 – Premium Ice Cream:
Maple Walnut Ice Cream

Rush Munro’s of NZ Ltd


SUPREME AWARD FOR LARGE MANUFACTURER

Winner is from Category 5 – Premium Ice Cream:
New Zealand Natural English Toffee

New Zealand Natural


Photos from the 2014 NZ Ice Cream Awards presentations and Dinner.


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The 2014 New Zealand Ice Cream Awards categories were proudly sponsored by:

1 Standard Vanilla Ice Cream
Chelsea Sugar

2 Standard Ice Cream
Brenntag New Zealand

3 Best of Chocolate
Sensient Technologies

4 Premium Vanilla Ice Cream
Formula Foods

5 Premium Ice Cream
Huhtamaki Henderson

6 Open Creative
Alto Food Packaging

7 Kids Choice
IFF

8 Export Ice Cream
Eurofins

9 Gelato
Majors Group New Zealand Ltd

10 Sorbet
RD2 International

11 Low Fat
Invita NZ Ltd

12 "New to Market" Award
Fonterra NZ

2014 Supreme Award for a Large Manufacturer



New Zealand Natural English Toffee
made by New Zealand Natural



2014 Supreme Award for a Boutique Manufacturer



Maple Walnut Ice Cream
made by Rush Munro’s of NZ Ltd

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