Dessert Professional Magazine Announces Top Ten Frozen Dessert Retailers In North America

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The 6th Annual Awards Honors Top Frozen Dessert Retailers in North America

Dessert Professional Magazine, the nation's leading food service publication for the chocolate, pastry, cake, baking, and frozen desserts industries, is proud to announce their 2015 Top Ten Frozen Dessert Retailers in North America. Editors Tish Boyle and Matthew Stevens selected the honorees.

“These ten frozen dessert retailers all exhibit a rare combination of entrepreneurial spirit, technical skill and free-wheeling creativity. They are devoted to using pure ingredients, and this is reflected in their product, whether it’s ice cream, gelato, shaved ice or frozen pops,” says Boyle.

“Our 2015 Top Ten Frozen Dessert Retailers excel at purveying quality products and providing an outstanding consumer experience. Every day is dedicated to making their customers happy and we salute them for their efforts and success," explains Stevens.

This year's Top Ten Frozen Dessert Retailers are profiled in the June/July 2015 print and digital issues of Dessert Professional Magazine and on the award-winning website

Selected from across North America, this year’s Top Ten Frozen Dessert Retailers are:

Ample Hills Creamery, Owners: Brian Smith and Jackie Cuscuna, Brooklyn, NY
The Comfy Cow, Owner: Tim Koons-McGee, Louisville, KY
Fifty Licks, Owner: Chad Draizin, Portland, OR
HipPOPs Handcrafted Gelato Bars, Owner: Anthony Fellows, Dania Beach, FL
Iceskimo, Owner: Robert Yang, San Diego, CA
Kuma Snow Cream, Owner: Jet Tila, Las Vegas, NV
Morano Gelato, Owner: Morgan Morano, Chestnut Hill, MA and Hanover, NH
Pasticceria Bruno of Greenwich Village, Owner: Biagio Settepani, Staten Island, NY
Sweet Cow, Owners: Drew Honness and Ross Cohen, Louisville, CO; Boulder, CO; and Denver, CO
The Baked Bear, Owners: Rob Robbins and Shane Stanger, San Diego, CA
This year’s Hall of Fame Honorees are Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, South Burlington, Vermont.

“The sustained expansion of the frozen dessert sector has allowed retailers to serve, and profit from, a wider variety of frozen treats. We believe the market and applications for frozen desserts will continue to grow for the foreseeable future,” forecasts publisher Jeffrey Dryfoos.

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