Ice Cream

The Thuillier brothers have secured crowd funding for their Oppo ice cream business

Andy Murray invests in Dragons’ Den reject

By Laurence Gibbons

Tennis ace Andy Murray has helped Dragons’ Den reject ice cream manufacturer Oppo secure more than £300,000 of crowd funding by investing in the ‘guilt-free’ ice cream brand.

Harry and Charlie Thuillier found criticism of their ice cream's after taste hard to swallow

Dragons unimpressed by healthy ice cream pitch

By Michelle Perrett

Oppo Ice Cream failed to win backing after Dragons’ Den investors raised concerns about the aftertaste of the healthy product on last night’s TV show.

Digester Left to right: James Thompson – head of operations at Stokesley-based anaerobic digestion plant developer JFS Associates Ryad Apasa – head of operations at R&R Ice Cream’s Leeming Bar site.

R&R Ice Cream plant in top five after £25M spend

By Michael Stones

R&R Ice Cream’s £25M investment at its Leeming Bar factory in North Yorkshire has boosted output by 20% and made the firm the globe’s third largest ice cream manufacturer.

R&R Ice Cream's Mike Fraine shares his manufacturing insights gathered over 25 years

Me and my factory

Meet the ice cream maker from R&R

By Rick Pendrous

Making money from ice cream is no easy task, but R&R boss Mike Fraine seems to have it licked. Rick Pendrous uncovers his success

R&R's Mike Fraine: 'Brands have got to become more effective'

Food brand owners should respond to own-label

By Rick Pendrous

Branded food and drink companies will be forced by the inexorable growth in supermarket own-label sales to re-establish consumer trust in their propositions as they lose market share, according to own-label manufacturers.

Europe’s biggest own­-label ice cream manufacturer saw turnover grow

Ice cream maker R&R sees turnover rocket 25%

By Alice Foster

R&R Ice Cream’s turnover has shot up by 25% after a key acquisition, increased business from discounters and the growth of Oreo and Cadbury’s ranges.

Does ice cream pose a listeria risk to vulnerable people?

Ice cream listeria risk to the ill and elderly

By Rick Pendrous

Fears have been raised about the wider possible contamination of frozen food with the pathogen Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) in Europe, and the potentially deadly threat this poses to vulnerable individuals, following serious food poisoning outbreaks traced...

Drive prevents freeze up in ice cream parlour kit

Drive prevents freeze up in ice cream parlour kit

To eliminate the risk of unscheduled stops in ice cream parlours, Kälte-Rudi - a German manufacturer of ice cream machines - is using compact Mitsubishi Electric FR-E700 series frequency inverters in its kit.

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