Mangaluru, Oct 31, 2020: Pradeep G Pai, Managing Director of Hangyo Ice Creams Pvt Ltd has been appointed as the Treasurer of the Indian Ice Cream Manufacturers’ Association (IICMA), Ahmedabad. The new Managing Committee of the Association was formed at the meeting of the Association held on October 30, Friday.
Pradeep Pai is also the member of the Government of Karnataka’s Vision Group for the establishment of an FMCG Manufacturing Cluster in Dharwad.
23 years ago, in 1997 when Mr. Pradeep Pai currently the Managing Director, Hangyo Ice creams Pvt Ltd, with a dairy brand Srikrishna, tasted a kind of twist ice cream on his visit to Australia and having drawn inspiration from there embarked on the journey of realising the ice cream dream- Hangyo was born. Hangyo’s spectacular journey began with an independent ice cream outlet at Saibeen Complex on a Christmas Eve in the small town of Mangaluru, which first served the ‘Softee’ that was an overnight sensation and success capturing the imagination of the ice cream lovers though frozen delights and innovative flavours. The humble beginning gave the brand the confidence and today Hangyo touches 7 states taking many by surprise.
Today Hangyo Ice Creams has been one in the Top 15 companies in the Ice cream industry of the country. Hangyo Ice Creams Pvt.Ltd., an ISO 22000 – 2005 certified Company has won the WCRC Mumbai award for the India’s Fastest Growing Brand in the top Fifty Brands in India, The Dupont Great Indian IceCream Contest in the year 2017 in which Hangyo won 2 Gold , 3 Silver 1 Bronze award and in September 2019 received the Indywood Business Excellence (IBC) Award-F&B sector, powered by IBC.