The New Zealand Ice Cream Manufacturers Association
The New Zealand Ice Cream Manufacturers Association
2016 New Zealand Ice Cream Awards

(26 May 2016) The 20th New Zealand Ice Cream Awards were announced this evening, Thursday 26th of May, at the Awards Dinner held in conjunction with The New Zealand Ice Cream Manufacturers’ Association’s Annual Conference in Auckland.

Media release with full list of 2016 Awards winners here.

Ice Cream, Gelato, Sorbet & Low Fat Entries: 334
Silver Awards: 108
Gold Awards: 44
Best in Categories: 12
Supreme Award:s 2
Entries eligible for the New to Market Award: 74


SUMMARY OF BEST IN CATEGORIES:

STANDARD VANILLA ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Alto Packaging Ltd
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Vanilla Ice Cream

STANDARD ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Invita NZ Ltd
Tip Top, Tip Top Hokey Pokey

BEST OF CARAMEL
Sponsored by Huhtamaki
Much Moore Ice Cream Co. Ltd, Awesome Salted Caramel Seduction Ice Cream

PREMIUM VANILLA ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Eurofins
Talley's Group Limited, Premium Vanilla

PREMIUM ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Chelsea Sugar
Puhoi Valley Cafe, Matakana Roasted Coffee Affogato Ice Cream

OPEN CREATIVE
Sponsored by Formula Foods
Gelissimo Gelato, Lot Eight Yuzu Indulgence Gelato

KIDS CHOICE
Sponsored by Pacific Flavours & Ingredients Ltd
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural Rainbow

EXPORT ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Fonterra NZ Ltd
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural
Chocolate Obsession



GELATO
Sponsored by Majors Group
The Bay Treats Ltd T/A Gelato 2U, Espresso

SORBET
Sponsored by Sensient
Carrello del Gelato, Feijoa Sorbet

LOW FAT
Sponsored by Thermaflo
Much Moore Ice Cream Co. Ltd, Awesome Strawberry Yoghurt

BEST NEW TO MARKET
Sponsored by Hawkins Watts
Puhoi Valley Cafe, Matakana Roasted Coffee Affogato Ice Cream

SUPREME AWARD FOR LARGE MANUFACTURER
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Hokey Pokey

SUPREME AWARD FOR BOUTIQUE MANUFACTURER
Puhoi Valley Cafe, Matakana Roasted Coffee Affogato Ice Cream




FULL LIST OF AWARDS:


Category 1
STANDARD VANILLA ICE CREAM

Sponsored by Alto Packaging Ltd

Silver
Dairyworks, Dairyworks Vanilla Ice Cream
DEEP SOUTH Ice Cream, Kiwiana French Vanilla
Much Moore Ice Cream Co. Ltd, Wonders Vanilla Ice Cream
Talley's Group Limited, Vanilla
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top French Vanilla


Gold
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Vanilla Ice Cream


Best in Category

Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Vanilla Ice Cream





Category 2
STANDARD ICE CREAM
Invita NZ LtdSponsored by Invita

Silver

Emerald Foods, Chateau Green Tea
Much Moore Ice Cream Co. Ltd, Marvels Mango Passion Ice Cream
Talley's Group Limited, Wildberry Ripple


Gold
Emerald Foods, Chateau Boysenberry
Much Moore Ice Cream Co. Ltd, Wonders Hokey Pokey Ice Cream
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Boysenberry
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Cookies & Cream
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Hokey Pokey
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Peaches & Cream


Best in Category

Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Hokey Pokey





Category 3
BEST OF CARAMEL
Sponsored by Huhtamaki

Silver
Emerald Foods, Killinchy Gold Salted Caramel & Cashew
Emerald Foods, Packed Oh My! Caramel
Gelatiamo, Crème Caramel
Gelissimo Gelato, Caramel Beurre Salè
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Caramel Gelato
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Sea Salt Caramel Gelato
Kowhai Creamery, Kowhai Creamery Salted Caramel Gelato
Lush Gelato, Salted Caramel
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural English Toffee
Puhoi Valley Cafe, Salted Caramel and Roasted Cashew Ice Cream
Rush Munro's of NZ Ltd, Salted Caramel
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Swirly Caramel
Zuzu's Gelato, Salted Caramel


Gold
Carrello del Gelato, Caramel Ripple Gelato
Countdown, Select Satisfying Salted Caramel Ice Cream
Gelato Roma (Artisan Gelato Ltd), Salted Caramel Gelato
Much Moore Ice Cream Co. Ltd, Awesome Salted Caramel Seduction Ice Cream


Best in Category
Much Moore Ice Cream Co. Ltd, Awesome Salted Caramel Seduction Ice Cream






Category 4
PREMIUM VANILLA ICE CREAM
EurofinsSponsored by Eurofins

Silver
Carrello del Gelato, Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Dairyworks, Dairyworks Smooth Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Joy Ice Cream, Vanilla Food Service
Rush Munro's of NZ Ltd, Vanilla
Rush Munro's of NZ Ltd, Vanilla Bean
Wooden Spoon Boutique Freezery, Vanilla
Zany Zeus Ltd, Vanilla Ice Cream


Gold
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural Classic Vanilla
PURE New Zealand Ice Cream, PURE Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Talley's Group Limited, Premium Vanilla
Talley's Group Limited, Vanilla


Best in category
Talley's Group Limited, Premium Vanilla





Category 5
PREMIUM ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Chelsea Sugar

Silver
Carrello del Gelato, Pics Peanut Butter Ice Cream
Countdown, Select Indulgent Triple Chocolate Ice Cream
Dairyworks, Dairyworks Old Fashioned Lemonade Ice Cream
DEEP SOUTH Ice Cream, DEEP SOUTH Peaches & Cream
DEEP SOUTH Ice Cream, DEEP SOUTH Premium Licorice
Emerald Foods, Killinchy Gold Maple Syrup & Walnut
Emerald Foods, Killinchy Gold Whittaker’s Dark Ghana Peppermint
Joy Ice Cream, Pomegranate
Joy Ice Cream, Stracciatella
Kohu Road Ltd, Kohu Road - Orange Choc Chip
Mama's Scream-licious, Lemon Thyme
Much Moore Ice Cream Co. Ltd, Awesome Boysenberry Ripple Ice Cream
Much Moore Ice Cream Co. Ltd, Maple Walnut Ice Cream
Patagonia Chocolates Ltd, Mango & Frozen Yoghurt
Patagonia Chocolates Ltd, Mocha Cream
Puhoi Valley Cafe, Chai Latte and Chocolate Ripple
Puhoi Valley Cafe, Lemon Stracciatella Ice Cream
Puhoi Valley Cafe, Puhoi White Chocolate and Caramel Ice Cream
PURE New Zealand Ice Cream, PURE Fig and Honey Ice Cream
PURE New Zealand Ice Cream, PURE Hokey Pokey Ice Cream
PURE New Zealand Ice Cream, PURE Kaffir Lime and Ginger Ice Cream
PURE New Zealand Ice Cream, PURE Mascarpone, Date and Orange Ice Cream
Rush Munro's of NZ Ltd, Double Choc Chip
Rush Munro's of NZ Ltd, Maple Walnut
Rush Munro's of NZ Ltd, Passionfruit
The Ice Cream People, Rum & Raisin
Wendy's Supa Sundaes, Mint Choc Magic
Zany Zeus Ltd, Greek Yoghurt Ice Cream


Gold
Kapiti Ice Cream, Kapiti Black Doris Plum & Crème Fraiche
Kapiti Ice Cream, Kapiti Passionfruit & Lemon
Kapiti Ice Cream, Kapiti Summer Nectarine
Puhoi Valley Cafe, Matakana Roasted Coffee Affogato Ice Cream
Rush Munro's of NZ Ltd, Manuka Honey
Zany Zeus Ltd, Hokey Pokey Ice Cream
Zany Zeus Ltd, White Chocolate and Raspberry Ice Cream


Best in Category
Puhoi Valley Cafe and Cheese Store, Matakana Roasted Coffee Affogato Ice Cream





Category 6
OPEN CREATIVE
Sponsored by Formula Foods

Category 6 (a)
OPEN CREATIVE - ICE CREAM

Silver
Joy Ice Cream, Cocoon-Ut
Kapiti Ice Cream, Kapiti 'HOT' Chocolate Ice Cream
Much Moore Ice Cream Co. Ltd, English Toffee Macadamia Ice Cream
PURE New Zealand Ice Cream, PURE Black Sesame and Chilli Ice Cream
Rush Munro's of NZ Ltd, Brown Bread
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Beurre Noir Ice Cream
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Tonka Bean Ice Cream


Gold
Much Moore Ice Cream Co. Ltd, Bacon Bourbon Maple Ice Cream


Category 6 (b)
OPEN CREATIVE - GELATO & SORBET

Silver
Patagonia Chocolates Ltd, Orange & Basil Sorbet
Penguino Ice Cream Cafe, Blackcurrant Wine Sorbet R18
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top 'Appearing Cheesy' Gelato


Gold
Gelissimo Gelato, Lot Eight Yuzu Indulgence Gelato


Open Creative Best Overall from both Ice Cream and Gelato/Sorbet Sections:
Gelissimo Gelato, Lot Eight Yuzu Indulgence Gelato





Category 7
KIDS CHOICE
Sponsored by Pacific Flavours & Ingredients Ltd

Silver
Patagonia Chocolates Ltd, Tramontana

Best
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural Rainbow





Category 8
EXPORT ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Fonterra NZ Ltd

Silver
DEEP SOUTH Ice Cream, DEEP SOUTH Premium Kiwifruit Ripple
DEEP SOUTH Ice Cream, DEEP SOUTH Premium Mixed Berry Ripple
Kohu Road Ltd, Kohu Road - Flat White
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural Green Tea
Talley's Group Limited, Vanilla


Gold
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural Chocolate Obsession


Best in category
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural Chocolate Obsession





Category 9
GELATO
Majors Group New Zealand LtdSponsored by Majors Group

Silver
Gelato Roma (Artisan Gelato Ltd), Chocolate Gelato
Gelissimo Gelato, Fix & Fogg Peanut Butter
Gelissimo Gelato, Old Fashioned Hokey Pokey
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Coconut Gelato
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Hazelnut Gelato
Koru Ice Ltd, Chocolate
Kowhai Creamery, Kowhai Creamery Blueberry Gelato
Lush Gelato, Lush Vanilla Bean
Penguino Browns Bay, Lemon Cake
PURE New Zealand Ice Cream, PURE Coconut and Blackcurrant Gelato
PURE New Zealand Ice Cream, PURE Salted Coconut and Mango Gelato
The Bay Treats Ltd T/A Gelato 2U, Tiramisu
Zuzu's Gelato, Choco Malt
Zuzu's Gelato, Licorice


Gold
Gelato Roma (Artisan Gelato Ltd), Hazelnut Gelato
Gelato Roma (Artisan Gelato Ltd), Walnut Gelato
Gelissimo Gelato, Daring Durian
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Apple Cinnamon Yoghurt Gelato
Kohu Road Ltd, Kohu Road - Frozen Yoghurt
Lush Gelato, Lush Espresso
Lush Gelato, Lush Gingernut
Penguino Browns Bay, Banana
Penguino Browns Bay, Hazelnut
The Bay Treats Ltd T/A Gelato 2U, Espresso


Best in category
The Bay Treats Ltd T/A Gelato 2U, Espresso





Category 10
SORBET
Sponsored by Sensient

Silver
Carrello del Gelato, Mandarin Sorbet
Emerald Foods, Killinchy Gold Berry Fusion Sorbet
Gelato Roma (Artisan Gelato Ltd), Boysenberry Sorbet
Gelissimo Gelato, Rhubarb Rhubarb
Gelissimo Gelato, Watermelon Cooler
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Mango Sorbet
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Passionfruit Sorbet
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Raspberry Sorbet
Ginelli's, Tropical Mango
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural Berryfruit Sorbet
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural Mango Sorbet
Patagonia Chocolates Ltd, Raspberry Sorbet
Patagonia Chocolates Ltd, Strawberry Sorbet
Penguino Browns Bay, Strawberry
The Bay Treats Ltd T/A Gelato 2U, Feijoa
The Bay Treats Ltd T/A Gelato 2U, Hawke's Bay Damson Plum
Zuzu's Gelato, Mandarin


Gold
Carrello del Gelato, Feijoa Sorbet
Carrello del Gelato, Raspberry Sorbet
Gelatiamo, Raspberry Sorbet
Gelissimo Gelato, Guava-Go-Go
Gelissimo Gelato, Lemon Elder
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Feijoa Sorbet
Patagonia Chocolates Ltd, Boysenberry, Strawberry & Apple Sorbet
Penguino Ice Cream Cafe, Watermelon Mintleaf Chilli Flakes Sorbet


Best in category
Carrello del Gelato, Feijoa Sorbet





Category 11
LOW FAT
Sponsored by Thermaflo

Silver
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural Mango Passionfruit Yoghurt
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural Natural Yoghurt
Talley's Group Limited, French Vanilla
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Light Hokey Pokey
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Light Vanilla


Gold
Much Moore Ice Cream Co. Ltd, Awesome Strawberry Yoghurt


Best in category
Much Moore Ice Cream Co. Ltd, Awesome Strawberry Yoghurt





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

Entries eligible for the New to Market Award: 74

Best
Puhoi Valley Cafe, Matakana Roasted Coffee Affogato Ice Cream







SUPREME AWARD FOR BOUTIQUE MANUFACTURER

Winner is from Category 5 – Premium Ice Cream:
Matakana Roasted Coffee Affogato Ice Cream

Puhoi Valley Cafe


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 2016 New Zealand Ice Cream Awards dinner and presentations.

THE TWENTIETH NEW ZEALAND ICE CREAM AWARDS
Judged in Auckland from Monday, 2 May to Wednesday, 4 May 2016


The New Zealand Ice Cream Manufacturers' Association (Inc.) would like to sincerely thank this year's Judges:

Kay McMath, EPS, Auckland (Chief Judge)
Michelle Sinclair, Auckland (Deputy Chief Judge)
Craig Davis, DuPont Nutrition and Health, Australia
Joanna Boese, Auckland
Nicola Hall, Auckland
Dr Mike Matthews, Auckland
Rosy Mitchell, Auckland
Sandra Murray, Auckland


The Kids Choice Category was judged by girls and boys from Ramarama School, Drury, Auckland

Thanks also to DuPont Nutrition and Health for their continued support and provision of our international Judge





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The 2016 New Zealand Ice Cream Awards categories were proudly sponsored by:

1 Standard Vanilla Ice Cream
Alto Packaging Ltd

2 Standard Ice Cream
Invita NZ Ltd

3 Best of Caramel
Huhtamaki

4 Premium Vanilla Ice Cream
Eurofins

5 Premium Ice Cream
Chelsea Sugar

6 Open Creative
Formula Foods

7 Kids Choice
Pacific Flavours & Ingredients Ltd

8 Export Ice Cream
Fonterra NZ Ltd

9 Gelato
Majors Group

10 Sorbet
Sensient

11 Low Fat
Thermaflo

12 "New to Market" Award
Hawkins Watts

2016 Supreme Award for a Large Manufacturer



Tip Top Hokey Pokey Ice Cream
made by Tip Top Ice Cream



2016 Supreme Award for a Boutique Manufacturer



Matakana Roasted Coffee Affogato Ice Cream
made by Puhoi Valley Cafe

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