The New Zealand Ice Cream Manufacturers Association
The New Zealand Ice Cream Manufacturers Association
2017 New Zealand Ice Cream Awards

(26 May 2017) The 21st 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 2017 Awards winners here.

Photos from the 2017 New Zealand Ice Cream Awards dinner and presentations.

Ice Cream, Gelato, Sorbet & Low Fat Entries: 340
Silver Awards: 123
Gold Awards: 54
Best in Categories: 14
Supreme Awards: 2


SUMMARY OF BEST IN CATEGORIES:

STANDARD VANILLA ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Fonterra (NZ) Ltd
Much Moore Ice Cream Co Ltd, Much Moore Wonders Vanilla Ice Cream

STANDARD ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Hawkins Watts
Talley's Group Ltd, Talley's Export Green Tea (Japan)

BEST OF COFFEE
Sponsored by Huhtamaki Henderson
Puhoi Valley Café, Matakana Roasted Affogato Yoghurt Ice Cream

PREMIUM VANILLA ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Eurofins
Talley's Group Ltd, Talley's Premium Export Vanilla (Korea)

PREMIUM ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Chelsea Sugar
Puhoi Valley Café, Chai Latte Ice Cream

OPEN CREATIVE
Sponsored by Brenntag NZ Ltd
Puhoi Valley Café, Puhoi Valley Lemon Cheesecake Ice Cream

KIDS CHOICE
Sponsored by Pacific Flavours & Ingredients Ltd
Puhoi Valley Café, Candy Floss & Marshmallow Ice Cream

EXPORT ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Sensient
Emerald Foods, Killinchy Gold Chocolate Fudge

GELATO
Sponsored by Formula Foods
Kowhai Creamery, Velluto Blueberry Yoghurt Gelato

SORBET
Sponsored by Infruit Ltd
Carrello del Gelato, Feijoa Sorbet (joint winner with)
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Top Notch Mango Sorbet

LOW FAT
Sponsored by Invita NZ Ltd
Much Moore Ice Cream Co Ltd, Much Moore Awesome Strawberry Yoghurt Low Fat Ice Cream
(joint winner with)
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Light Vanilla

NON DAIRY
Sponsored by Thermaflo
Kohu Road Ltd, Kohu Road Dairy-Free - Strawberry

BEST NEW TO MARKET
Sponsored by Alto Dairy
Kowhai Creamery, Zesty Lemon Curd Gelato

SUPREME AWARD FOR LARGE MANUFACTURER
Talley’s Group Ltd, Talley’s Export Green Tea (Japan)

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




FULL LIST OF AWARDS:


Category 1
STANDARD VANILLA ICE CREAM

Sponsored by Fonterra (NZ) Ltd

Silver
Dairyworks, Vanilla
Deep South, Vanilla
Much Moore Ice Cream Co Ltd, Much Moore Vanilla Ice Cream
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top French Vanilla


Gold and Best in Category
Much Moore Ice Cream Co Ltd, Much Moore Wonders Vanilla Ice Cream





Category 2
STANDARD ICE CREAM
Hawkins WattsSponsored by Hawkins Watts

Silver

Dairyworks, Cinnamon Jam Donut
Deep South, Mango Ripple
Emerald Foods, Chateau Maple Walnut
Emerald Foods, Chateau Mint Choc Swirl
Much Moore Ice Cream Co Ltd, Much Moore Marvels Mango Passion Ice Cream
Much Moore Ice Cream Co Ltd, Much Moore Marvels Salted Chocolate Ice Cream
Patagonia Chocolates Ltd, Blueberry & Frozen Yoghurt
Talley's Group Ltd, Talley's Export Double Caramel
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Cookies & Cream
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Neapolitan


Gold
Patagonia Chocolates Ltd, Mango & Frozen Yoghurt
Talley's Group Ltd, Talley's Export Green Tea (Japan)
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Boysenberry Ripple
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Hokey Pokey


Best in Category

Talley's Group Ltd, Talley's Export Green Tea (Japan)





Category 3
BEST OF COFFEE
Sponsored by Huhtamaki

Silver
Carrello del Gelato, Café Latte Gelato
Emerald Foods, Killinchy Gold Affogato Ice Cream
Gelato Roma (Artisan Gelato Ltd), Coffee Gelato
Gelato Roma (Artisan Gelato Ltd), Tiramisu Gelato
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Kapiti Affogato
Kohu Road Ltd, Kohu Road Ice Cream - Flat White
Much Moore Ice Cream Co Ltd, Much Moore Caramel Machiatto
Much Moore Ice Cream Co Ltd, Much Moore Mochaccino Fudge Ice Cream
Puhoi Valley Café, American Classic Cherry Affogato
PURE New Zealand Ice Cream, PURE Espresso Ice Cream
Rush Munro's of NZ Ltd, Mochaccino Ice Cream


Gold
Lush Gelato, Lush Espresso
Puhoi Valley Café, Matakana Roasted Affogato Yoghurt Ice Cream
The Gelato Workshop, Coffee Gelato


Best in Category
Puhoi Valley Café, Matakana Roasted Affogato Yoghurt Ice Cream






Category 4
PREMIUM VANILLA ICE CREAM
EurofinsSponsored by Eurofins

Silver
Deep South, Vanilla Bean
Kapiti Ice Cream, Kapiti Vanilla Bean
Much Moore Ice Cream Co Ltd, Much Moore Premium Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Talley's Group Ltd, Talley's Export Premium Vanilla (Japan)
Talley's Group Ltd, Talley's Premium Export Vanilla (Korea)
Talley's Group Ltd, Talley's Premium Vanilla
Zany Zeus Ltd, Vanilla Ice Cream


Gold and Best in category
Talley's Group Limited, Talley's Premium Export Vanilla (Korea)





Category 5
PREMIUM ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Chelsea Sugar

Silver
Dairyworks, Chunky Hokey Pokey
Deep South, Maple Walnut
Deep South, Mixed Berry Ripple
Emerald Foods, Killinchy Gold Rich Chocolate & Boysenberry
Emerald Foods, Killinchy Gold Triple Chocolate
Ginelli's, Black Sesame
Ginelli's, Honey & Berry Ripple
Kapiti Ice Cream, Kapiti Fig & Honey
Kapiti Ice Cream, Kapiti Lemon Shortcake
Kohu Road Ltd, Kohu Road Ice Cream - Dark Chocolate
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural Macadamia Supreme
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural White Chocolate & Raspberry
Patagonia Chocolates Ltd, Dark Chocolate & Macadamia
Puhoi Valley Café, Chocolate and Toasted Coconut Ice Cream
Puhoi Valley Café, Earl Grey Ice Cream
PURE New Zealand Ice Cream, Manuka Honey & Lavender Ice Cream
Rush Munro's of NZ Ltd, Double Choc Chip Ice Cream
Rush Munro's of NZ Ltd, Salted Caramel Ice Cream
Talley's Group Ltd, Talley's Wildberry


Gold
Dairyworks, Salted Caramel Cheesecake
Emerald Foods, Killinchy Gold Lemon Curd
Emerald Foods, Killinchy Gold Salted Caramel & Cashew
gelato2U, Hokey Pokey
Ginelli's, Red Bean
Kapiti Ice Cream, Kapiti Black Doris Plum & Crème Fraiche
Kohu Road Ltd, Kohu Road Ice Cream - Matcha Green Tea
Much Moore Ice Cream Co Ltd, Much Moore Maple Fudge and Walnut Ice Cream
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural Boysenberry Dream
Patagonia Chocolates Ltd, Mascarpone Cheese & Fruit of the Forest
Puhoi Valley Café, Chai Latte Ice Cream
Talley's Group Ltd, Talley's Premium Export Chocolate
Zany Zeus Ltd, Coconut Ice Cream
Zany Zeus Ltd, Rosewater Coconut


Best in Category
Puhoi Valley Cafe and Cheese Store, Chai Latte Ice Cream





Category 6
OPEN CREATIVE
Sponsored by Brenntag NZ Ltd

Category 6 (a)
OPEN CREATIVE - ICE CREAM

Silver
Emerald Foods, Blue Cheese, Pear, Walnuts & Honeycomb
Emerald Foods, Chai Banoffee Pie
Ginelli's, Lemonata Raspberry Cake
Kowhai Creamery, Velluto Blueberries & Cream Premium Ice Cream
Sensient Technologies, Cherry Blossom and White Tea Ice Cream
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Marmite and Cream Cheese Delight


Gold
Kapiti Ice Cream, Istanbul Market Berry Tea Ice Cream with Cardamom Ripple
Puhoi Valley Café, Puhoi Valley Lemon Cheesecake Ice Cream


Category 6 (b)
OPEN CREATIVE - GELATO & SORBET

Silver
Carrello del Gelato, Pinot Rose Sorbet
Gelissimo Gelato, Basil Basil
Gelissimo Gelato, Cocka-Doodle-Do
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Gingersnap Gelato
Mrs Ferg LTD, Mango, Kaffir Lime & Green Peppercorn Sorbet
Much Moore Ice Cream Co Ltd, Sangria Sorbet
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Liquorice Kiss: Liquorice and Blackcurrant Gelato


Gold
Rush Munro's of NZ Ltd, Hibiscus/Agave Sorbet
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Pumpkin Pie Gelato with Salted Caramel
Mrs Ferg LTD, Caramelised White Chocolate & Macadamia Nut Gelato


Open Creative Best Overall from both Ice Cream and Gelato/Sorbet Sections:
Puhoi Valley Café, Puhoi Valley Lemon Cheesecake Ice Cream





Category 7
KIDS CHOICE
Sponsored by Pacific Flavours & Ingredients Ltd

Silver
Talley's Group Ltd, Talley's Hokey Pokey


Best
Puhoi Valley Café, Candy Floss & Marshmallow Ice Cream





Category 8
EXPORT ICE CREAM
Sponsored by Sensient

Silver
Deep South, Double Chocolate
Emerald Foods, Killinchy Gold Strawberry
Kohu Road Ltd, Kohu Road Ice Cream - Strawberries & Chocolate
Much Moore Ice Cream Co Ltd, Much Moore Cookies and Cream Ice Cream
Much Moore Ice Cream Co Ltd, Much Moore Limonata Cheesecake Ice Cream
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural Strawberry Surprise
Rush Munro's of NZ Ltd, Durian Ice Cream
Talley's Group Ltd, Talley's Export Green Tea (China)
Talley's Group Ltd, Talley's Export Vanilla
Talley's Group Ltd, Talley's French Vanilla
Tip Top Ice Cream, Pelbeurre Vanilla Ice Cream


Gold
Emerald Foods, Killinchy Gold Chocolate Fudge
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural Chocolate Obsession


Best in category
Emerald Foods, Killinchy Gold Chocolate Fudge





Category 9
GELATO
Sponsored by Formula Foods

Silver
Casa Del Gelato, Baci Heaven
Casa Del Gelato, Fig Ripple
Gelatiamo, Fig and Almond
Gelatiamo, Matcha (Japanese Green Tea)
gelato2U, Vanilla
Gelissimo Gelato, Mint Licorice Choc Chip
Gelissimo Gelato, Turkish Delight
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Banana Gelato
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Biscotti Gelato
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Sea Salt Caramel
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Xmas Pudding Gelato
Kowhai Creamery, Blueberry Gelato
Mrs Ferg LTD, Roasted Hazelnut
Mrs Ferg LTD, Salted Caramel & Russian Fudge
Mrs Ferg LTD, White Chocolate & Raspberry Cheesecake
Penguino Ice Cream Café, White Chocolate & Cheese Cake
The Gelato Workshop, Chocolate Gelato


Gold
Casa Del Gelato, Choco Rum Raisin
Gelatiamo, Coconut
Gelato Roma (Artisan Gelato Ltd), Salted Caramel Gelato
gelato2U, Christchurch Hazelnut & Chocolate
Gelissimo Gelato, Cara-Nana-Nut
Gelissimo Gelato, Coconut & Mango Ripple
Kowhai Creamery, Velluto Blueberry Yoghurt Gelato
Kowhai Creamery, Zesty Lemon Curd Gelato
Lush Gelato, Lush Apple Pie Gelato
Lush Gelato, Lush Gingernut Gelato


Best in category
Kowhai Creamery, Velluto Blueberry Yoghurt Gelato





Category 10
SORBET
Sponsored by Infruit Ltd

Silver
Carrello del Gelato, Strawberry Sorbet
Casa Del Gelato, Feijoa
Emerald Foods, Chateau Berry Berry Extraordinary Sorbet
Emerald Foods, Killinchy Gold Berry Fusion Sorbet
Gelatiamo, Mango
Gelato Roma (Artisan Gelato Ltd), Raspberry Sorbet
gelato2U, Wild Berry
Gelissimo Gelato, Feijoa
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Passionfruit Sorbet
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Raspberry Sorbet
Kapiti Ice Cream, Kapiti Cranberry & Blood Orange Sorbet
Kowhai Creamery, Kowhai Blueberry Sorbet
Kowhai Creamery, Summertime Strawberry Sorbet
Mrs Ferg LTD, Campari, Blood Orange & Rosemary
Mrs Ferg LTD, Mango, Lime, Lychee & Vietnamese Mint
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural Berryfruit Sorbet
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural Lemon & Lime Sorbet
New Zealand Natural, New Zealand Natural Mango Sorbet
Patagonia Chocolates Ltd, Boysenberry, Strawberry & Apple Sorbet
Patagonia Chocolates Ltd, Raspberry Sorbet
Puhoi Valley Café, Lemon and Raspberry Sorbet


Gold
Carrello del Gelato, Feijoa Sorbet
Emerald Foods, Killinchy Gold Mango Sorbet
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Black Doris Plum Sorbet
Gellicious Gelato Ltd, Strawberry Sorbet
Gelissimo Gelato, Pineapple Mint Tropicana
Kowhai Creamery, Mandarin Sorbet
Mrs Ferg LTD, Blushing Grapefruit
Patagonia Chocolates Ltd, Basil & Orange Sorbet
Penguino Ice Cream Café, Salted Lychee
The Gelato Workshop, Feijoa Sorbet
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Top Notch Mango Sorbet


JOINT Best in category
Carrello del Gelato, Feijoa Sorbet
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Top Notch Mango Sorbet




Category 11
LOW FAT
Invita NZ Ltd
Sponsored by Invita Ltd

Silver
Emerald Foods, Chateau Frozen Yoghurt
Talley's Group Ltd, Talley's Guilt Free Vanilla
Talley's Group Ltd, Talley's Guilt Free French Vanilla
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Light Hokey Pokey


Gold
Much Moore Ice Cream Co Ltd, Much Moore Awesome Strawberry Yoghurt Low Fat Ice Cream
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Light Vanilla


JOINT Best in category
Much Moore Ice Cream Co Ltd, Much Moore Awesome Strawberry Yoghurt Low Fat Ice Cream
Tip Top Ice Cream, Tip Top Light Vanilla





Category 12
BEST NON DAIRY
Sponsored by Thermaflo

Silver

Emerald Foods, Like Licks Almond & Raspberry
Gelissimo Gelato, Smokin' Samoan
The Gelato Workshop, Vegan Caramel


Gold
Kohu Road Ltd, Kohu Road Dairy-Free - Strawberry
Kohu Road Ltd, Kohu Road Dairy-Free - Vanilla


Best
Kohu Road Ltd, Kohu Road Dairy-Free - Strawberry






Category 13
BEST NEW TO MARKET
Sponsored by Alto Dairy

Entries eligible for the New to Market Award: 74

Best
Kowhai Creamery, Zesty Lemon Curd Gelato







SUPREME AWARD FOR BOUTIQUE MANUFACTURER

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

Puhoi Valley Café


SUPREME AWARD FOR LARGE MANUFACTURER

Winner is from Category 2 – Standard Ice Cream:
Talley’s Export Green Tea (Japan)
Talley’s Group Ltd



Photos from the 2017 New Zealand Ice Cream Awards dinner and presentations.

THE TWENTY-FIRST NEW ZEALAND ICE CREAM AWARDS
Judged in Auckland from Monday, 1 May to Wednesday, 3 May 2017


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

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


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

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



BackBack to the Awards page
2017 Supreme Award for a Large Manufacturer



Talley's Green Tea Ice Cream
made by Talley's Group Ltd



2017 Supreme Award for a Boutique Manufacturer



Chai Latte Ice Cream
made by Puhoi Valley Cafe

The 2017 New Zealand Ice Cream Awards categories were proudly sponsored by:

1 Standard Vanilla Ice Cream
Fonterra (NZ) Ltd

2 Standard Ice Cream
Hawkins Watts

3 Best of Coffee
Huhtamaki Henderson

4 Premium Vanilla Ice Cream
Eurofins

5 Premium Ice Cream
Chelsea Sugar

6 Open Creative
Brenntag NZ Ltd

7 Kids Choice
Pacific Flavours & Ingredients Ltd

8 Export Ice Cream
Sensient

9 Gelato
Formula Foods

10 Sorbet
Infruit Ltd

11 Low Fat
Invita NZ Ltd

12 Non Dairy
Thermaflo

13 " New to Market" Award
Alto Dairy

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