Mangaluru, Nov 18: Ideal Ice Cream has won 8 awards in the national level competition held at Hotel Le Meridien, Gurugram on November 16, 2017. Ideal Ice Cream of Mangaluru, led by Mukund Kamath, has once again won 8 awards in Season 6 of ‘The Great Indian Ice Cream & Frozen Dessert Contest’.
103 companies participated in the event, organised by DuPont Nutrition & Health and the Indian Dairy Products Association. Ideal Ice Cream won the maximum awards among the 103 participants. They have continuously been winning awards from the year 2008. This year they have won three ‘Best in India’ Awards, four Gold Awards and one Silver award.
There were more than 380 entries in 6 categories. The competition introduced ‘Sorbet’ as one of the award categories for the first time, to further endorse its popularity as a healthier fruit-infused frozen alternative in the ice cream market. The Great Indian Ice Cream & Frozen Dessert Contest is a platform for many such ideas and innovations where industry luminaries evaluate the entries to honor concepts that meet evolving consumer needs for a successful product in the market.
The Panel consisted of world-renowned ice cream specialists and 25 judges from leading food and beverage companies. Popular television host and food anchor Maria Goretti presented the awards.
Ideal Ice Cream won the following 8 awards:
1. Best in Class for Sorbet - Mango Sorbet (MORE THAN AAM)
2. Best in Class for Innovation (Marzi Paan)
3. Best in Class for Vanilla Frozen Dessert
4. Gold for Vanilla Icecream
5. Gold for Sorbet (MORE THAN AAM)
6. Gold for Vanilla Frozen Dessert
7.Gold for Most Innovative (MARZI PAAN)
8. Silver for Chocolate (SWISS CHOCOLATE)