The New Zealand Ice Cream Manufacturers Association
The New Zealand Ice Cream Manufacturers Association
2015 New Zealand Ice Cream Awards

(28 May 2015) The 19th New Zealand Ice Cream Awards were announced this evening, Thursday 28th of May, at the Awards Dinner held in conjunction with The New Zealand Ice Cream Manufacturers’ Association’s Annual Conference in Auckland.

Full list of 2015 Awards winners here.

Ice Cream, Gelato, Sorbet & Low Fat Entries: 302
Silver Awards: 111
Gold Awards: 44
Best in Categories: 13
Supreme Award:s 2
Entries eligible for the New to Market Award: 41


SUMMARY OF BEST IN CATEGORIES:

STANDARD VANILLA ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Eurofins
Much Moore Ice Cream, Much Moore Wonders Vanilla Ice Cream

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

BEST OF BERRIES
Sponsored by IFF
Carrello del Gelato, Raspberry Sorbet

PREMIUM VANILLA ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Chelsea Sugar
Emerald Foods Ltd, Private Label Japanese Vanilla

PREMIUM ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Huhtamaki Henderson Ltd
JOINT BEST:
Puhoi Valley Cafe and Cheese Store, Chai Latte Ice Cream, and
New Zealand Natural Ltd, New Zealand Natural English Toffee
(pictured, right)


OPEN CREATIVE
Sponsored by Invita NZ Ltd
Kapiti Ice Cream, Gelatea

KIDS CHOICE
Sponsored by Pacific Flavours & Ingredients Ltd
Emerald Foods Ltd, Chateau Cola Spider

EXPORT ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Delmaine Fine Foods Ltd
Emerald Foods Ltd, Heston for Coles Wattleseed Vanilla
(pictured, right)

GELATO
Sponsored by Majors Group New Zealand Ltd
Gelatiamo, Banana Gelato

SORBET
Sponsored by Sensient
Gelatiamo, Grapefruit Sorbet

LOW FAT
Sponsored by Formula Foods
Tip Top, Tip Top Light Vanilla Ice Cream

BEST NEW TO MARKET
Sponsored by Hawkins Watts
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Peaches & Cream Ice Cream

SUPREME AWARD FOR LARGE MANUFACTURER
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Boysenberry Ripple Ice Cream

SUPREME AWARD FOR BOUTIQUE MANUFACTURER
Puhoi Valley Cafe and Cheese Store, Chai Latte Ice Cream




FULL LIST OF AWARDS:


Category 1
STANDARD VANILLA ICE CREAM

EurofinsSponsored by Eurofins

Silver
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top French Vanilla Ice Cream
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Vanilla Ice Cream


Gold
Much Moore Ice Cream, Much Moore Wonders Vanilla Ice Cream


Best in Category

Much Moore Ice Cream, Much Moore Wonders Vanilla Ice Cream





Category 2
STANDARD ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Brenntag New Zealand

Silver

Emerald Foods Ltd, Chateau Rum and Raisin
Much Moore Ice Cream, Much Moore Wonders Hokey Pokey Ice Cream
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Chocolate Ice Cream
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Hokey Pokey Ice Cream


Gold
Emerald Foods Ltd, Chateau Green Tea
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Boysenberry Ripple Ice Cream
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Peaches & Cream Ice Cream


Best in Category

Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Boysenberry Ripple Ice Cream





Category 3
BEST OF BERRIES
International Flavours & Fragrances (NZ) LtdSponsored by IFF

Silver
Emerald Foods Ltd, Killinchy Gold Boysenberry Cheesecake
Feast & Vine, Lemon & Boysenberry Swirl
Gelatiamo, Blueberry Yoghurt Gelato
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Mixed Berry Sorbetto
Kapiti Ice Cream, Kapiti Vintage Strawberries & Cream
Patagonia Chocolates Ltd, Mascarpone Cheese & Fruit of the Forest
Patagonia Chocolates Ltd, Raspberry Sorbet
Penguino Ice Cream Cafe, Strawberry - Mint Leaf


Gold
Carrello del Gelato, Raspberry Sorbet (pictured, right)
Emerald Foods Ltd, Killinchy Gold Strawberry
New Zealand Natural Ltd, New Zealand Natural Boysenberry Dream
PURE New Zealand Ice Cream, PURE Raspberry Gelato


Best in Category
Carrello del Gelato, Raspberry Sorbet





Category 4
PREMIUM VANILLA ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Formula Foods

Silver
Deep South Ice Cream Limited, Vanilla
Emerald Foods Ltd, Killinchy Gold Pure Vanilla Bean
Much Moore Ice Cream, Much Moore Awesome Vanilla Creamy Ice Cream
New Zealand Natural Ltd, New Zealand Natural Classic Vanilla 9L
Puhoi Valley Cafe and Cheese Store, Puhoi Valley Vanilla Bean Ice-Cream
Rush Munro's of NZ Ltd, Vanilla Bean Ice Cream


Gold
Deep South Ice Cream Limited, French Vanilla
Emerald Foods Ltd, Private Label Japanese Vanilla
Pride & Joy Ice Cream, Vanilla
Zany Zeus Ltd, Vanilla


Best in category
Emerald Foods Ltd, Private Label Japanese Vanilla





Category 5
PREMIUM ICE CREAM
Huhtamaki Henderson LtdSponsored by Huhtamaki Henderson

Silver
Deep South Ice Cream Limited, Licorice
Emerald Foods Ltd, Killinchy Gold Maple Syrup and Walnut
Emerald Foods Ltd, Killinchy Gold Salted Caramel and Cashew
Feast & Vine, Kahlua Almond Fudge
Kapiti Ice Cream, Kapiti Black Doris Plum & Crème Fraiche
Kohu Road Ltd, Dark Chocolate
Kohu Road Ltd, Salted Caramel
Much Moore Ice Cream, Much Moore Maple Walnut Ice Cream
Much Moore Ice Cream, Much Moore Salted Caramel Seduction Ice Cream
New Zealand Natural Ltd, New Zealand Natural Macadamia Supreme
Patagonia Chocolates Ltd, Dark Chocolate & Macadamia
Pride & Joy Ice Cream, Hokey Pokey
Pride & Joy Ice Cream, Rum & Raisin
Puhoi Valley Cafe and Cheese Store, Salted Butterscotch Custard Ice Cream
PURE New Zealand Ice Cream, PURE Kaffir Lime and Ginger Ice Cream (pictured, right)
Rush Munro's of NZ Ltd, Mango Ice Cream
Wendy's Supa Sundaes, Pineapple Choc Smash
Wendy's Supa Sundaes, Salted Caramel
Zany Zeus Ltd, Hokey Pokey
Zany Zeus Ltd, Rose Water Coconut



Gold
Emerald Foods Ltd, Killinchy Gold & Whittakers Creamy Milk
Kapiti Ice Cream, Kapiti Fig & Honey
Kapiti Ice Cream, Kapiti Passionfruit & Lemon Curd (pictured, right)
Kohu Road Ltd, Macha
New Zealand Natural Ltd, New Zealand Natural Affogato
New Zealand Natural Ltd, New Zealand Natural Chocolate Obsession
New Zealand Natural Ltd, New Zealand Natural English Toffee
Patagonia Chocolates Ltd, Dulce de Leche
Puhoi Valley Cafe and Cheese Store, Chai Latte Ice Cream
Puhoi Valley Cafe and Cheese Store, Liquorice Ice Cream
Zany Zeus Ltd, Greek Yoghurt and Raspberry


JOINT Best in Category
Puhoi Valley Cafe and Cheese Store, Chai Latte Ice Cream
and
New Zealand Natural Ltd, New Zealand Natural English Toffee





Category 6
OPEN CREATIVE
Invita NZ LtdSponsored by Invita

Category 6 (a)
OPEN CREATIVE - ICE CREAM

Silver
Emerald Foods Ltd, Brown Sugar, Mascarpone and Sour Cherry
Feast & Vine, Maple Bourbon with Honey Roasted Pecans
Ginelli's, Tahini & Carab Molasses
Kapiti Ice Cream, Almond & Tamari
Pride & Joy Ice Cream, Banana & Pecan
Puhoi Valley Cafe and Cheese Store, Puhoi Valley Fiddlers Hill Goats Cheese & Kamahi Honey Ice-Cream
Tip Top Ice Cream, Sesame Street


Gold
Emerald Foods Ltd, Chocolate and Peanut Butter


Category 6 (b)
OPEN CREATIVE - GELATO & SORBET

Silver
Bri DiMattina, Strawberry & Goat Cheese
Carrello del Gelato, Mexican Spiced Coffee Gelato
Carrello del Gelato, Pumpkin Pie Gelato
Gelissimo Gelato Ltd, Lot Eight Spicy Harissa
Giapo, Giapo Buono
Much Moore Ice Cream, Lychee Sorbet
Penguino Ice Cream Cafe, Apfel Strudel German Apple Cake
Tip Top Ice Cream, Allsorts with Licorice



Gold
Kapiti Ice Cream, Gelatea


Open Creative Best Overall from both Ice Cream and Gelato/Sorbet Sections:
Kapiti Ice Cream, Gelatea





Category 7
KIDS CHOICE
Sponsored by Pacific Flavours & Ingredients Ltd


Best
Emerald Foods Ltd, Chateau Cola Spider







Category 8
EXPORT ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Delmaine Fine Foods Ltd

Silver
Emerald Foods Ltd, Packed Hippy Chippy
New Zealand Natural Ltd, New Zealand Natural Chocolate Coconut Dream



Gold
Emerald Foods Ltd, Heston for Coles Wattleseed Vanilla
Emerald Foods Ltd, Private Label Japanese Hokey Pokey



Best in category
Emerald Foods Ltd, Heston for Coles Wattleseed Vanilla





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

Silver
Carrello del Gelato, Cafe Latte Gelato
Carrello del Gelato, Mint Stracciatella Gelato
Carrello del Gelato, Salted Caramel Gelato
Gelatiamo, Mint & Chocolate Chips Gelato
Gelato Amante, Caramel
Gelato Amante, Mars Bar
Gelissimo Gelato Ltd, Ba-Maple-Nut
Gelissimo Gelato Ltd, Thyme Yoghurt
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, After Eight Gelato
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Licorice Gelato
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Vanilla Bean Gelato
Ginelli's, Pistachio Gelato
Koru Ice Ltd, Quince & Vanilla Gelato
Lush Cafe & Gelato, Gingernut
Much Moore Ice Cream, Much Moore Mango Coconut Cream Gelato
Much Moore Ice Cream, Much Moore Vanilla Coconut Cream Gelato
New Zealand Natural Ltd, New Zealand Natural Go Go Green
PURE New Zealand Ice Cream, PURE Boysenberry Gelato
Zabel Gelato, Irish Cream
Zabel Gelato, Pistachio
Zuzu's Gelato Ltd, Banana
Zuzu's Gelato Ltd, Burnt Caramel
Zuzu's Gelato Ltd, Coffee Moka
Zuzu's Gelato Ltd, Jaffa



Gold
Carrello del Gelato, Vanilla Gelato (pictured, right)
Gelatiamo, Banana Gelato
Gelatiamo, Cappuccino Gelato
Gelatiamo, French Vanilla Gelato
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Peanut Butter Choc-Chip Gelato
Ginelli's, Lemon Mascarpone
Ginelli's, Zest Triple Chocolate Fudge Gelato
Zabel Gelato, Salted Caramel



Best in category
Gelatiamo, Banana Gelato





Category 10
SORBET
Sponsored by Sensient

Silver
Carrello del Gelato, Feijoa Sorbet
Carrello del Gelato, Passionfruit Sorbet
Emerald Foods Ltd, Chateau Berry Berry Extraordinary Sorbet
Emerald Foods Ltd, Killinchy Gold Berry Fusion Sorbet
Emerald Foods Ltd, Killinchy Gold Mango Sorbet
Gelatiamo, Blueberry Sorbet
Gelatiamo, Pomegranate Sorbet
Gelissimo Gelato Ltd, Blackcurrant
Gelissimo Gelato Ltd, Pash'N Go
Gelissimo Gelato Ltd, Sweet Lychee
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Black Doris Plum Sorbetto
Ginelli's, Feijoa
Ginelli's, Raspberry
Koru Ice Ltd, Raspberry & Rhubarb Sorbet
New Zealand Natural Ltd, New Zealand Natural Berryfruit Sorbet
New Zealand Natural Ltd, New Zealand Natural Lemon Lime Sorbet (pictured, right)
New Zealand Natural Ltd, New Zealand Natural Mango Sorbet
Patagonia Chocolates Ltd, Lemon Sorbet
Patagonia Chocolates Ltd, Strawberry Sorbet
Penguino Ice Cream Cafe, Passionfruit
Penguino Ice Cream Cafe, Roasted Coconut & Seasalt
Puhoi Valley Cafe and Cheese Store, Blackberry & Cardamon Sorbet
Puhoi Valley Cafe and Cheese Store, Feijoa Sorbet
Puhoi Valley Cafe and Cheese Store, Forrest Berry Sorbet
Zuzu's Gelato Ltd, Lime



Gold
Carrello del Gelato, Blackberry & Cassis Sorbet
Gelatiamo, Grapefruit Sorbet
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Feijoa Sorbetto
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Passionfruit Sorbetto
Kohu Road Ltd, Passionfruit (pictured, right)
The Gelato Workshop, Strawberry Sorbet



Best in category
Gelatiamo, Grapefruit Sorbet





Category 11
LOW FAT
Formula FoodsSponsored by Invita NZ Ltd

Silver
Emerald Foods Ltd, Chateau Strawberry Frozen Yoghurt Dairy Dessert
New Zealand Natural Ltd, New Zealand Natural Mango Passion Frozen Yoghurt Dairy Dessert
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Creamy Yoghurt Ice Cream Strawberry
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Light Hokey Pokey Ice Cream
Zany Zeus Ltd, Passionfruit



Gold
Much Moore Ice Cream, Much Moore Awesome Strawberry Yoghurt
New Zealand Natural Ltd, New Zealand Natural Frozen Yoghurt Dairy Dessert
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Light Vanilla Ice Cream (pictured, right)



Best in category
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Light Vanilla Ice Cream



Category 12
BEST NEW TO MARKET
Hawkins Watts
Sponsored by Hawkins Watts

Entries eligible for the New to Market Award: 41

Best
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Peaches & Cream Ice Cream








SUPREME AWARD FOR BOUTIQUE MANUFACTURER

Winner is from Category 5 – Premium Ice Cream:
Chai Latte Ice Cream

Puhoi Valley Cafe and Cheese Store


SUPREME AWARD FOR LARGE MANUFACTURER

Winner is from Category 2 – Standard Ice Cream:
Tip Top Boysenberry Ripple Ice Cream

Tip Top Ice Cream


Photos from the 2015 NZ Ice Cream Awards presentations and Dinner.


BackBack to the Awards page
The 2015 New Zealand Ice Cream Awards categories were proudly sponsored by:

1 Standard Vanilla Ice Cream
Eurofins

2 Standard Ice Cream
Brenntag New Zealand

3 Best of Berries
IFF

4 Premium Vanilla Ice Cream
Chelsea Sugar

5 Premium Ice Cream
Huhtamaki Henderson Ltd

6 Open Creative
Invita NZ Ltd

7 Kids Choice
Pacific Flavours & Ingredients Ltd

8 Export Ice Cream
Delmaine Fine Foods Ltd

9 Gelato
Majors Group New Zealand Ltd

10 Sorbet
Sensient

11 Low Fat
Formula Foods

12 "New to Market" Award
Hawkins Watts

2015 Supreme Award for a Large Manufacturer



Tip Top Boysenberry Ripple Ice Cream
made by Tip Top Ice Cream



2015 Supreme Award for a Boutique Manufacturer



Chai Latte Ice Cream
made by Puhoi Valley Cafe and Cheese Store

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