Chichester ice cream makers take home Gold in 2016 National Ice Cream Competition

PUBLISHED: 16:59 26 April 2016 | UPDATED: 16:59 26 April 2016

Caroline's Dairy team shot

Caroline's Dairy team shot


Chichester based ice cream makers, Caroline’s Dairy is celebrating after scooping a top award at this year’s National Ice Cream Competition in Harrogate for the second year in a row

Caroline Spiby and her team were awarded Gold in the Toffee Class for their Toffee & Honeycomb Ice Cream, which meant they once again took home the much-coveted Silver Challenge Cup. On top of this, they also won a Diploma of Merit in the Dairy Ice Cream Artisan Class for their popular Double Dairy flavour, a Diploma of Merit in the Chocolate Class, a Diploma of Merit for their new Lime Cheesecake summer flavour and a merit for their Blackberry Fool in the Open Flavour Class.

Caroline has already experienced being the proud custodian of the Silver Challenge Cup having been awarded the Gold Medal for her Salted Caramel Ice Cream flavour last year.

“Last year was the first time we took home the Silver Challenge Cup and it wasn’t until seeing the trophy cabinet at this year’s event that we realised we had been awarded the biggest trophy,” comments Caroline.

Caroline's Dairy takes home the Silver Challenge Cup at The National Ice Cream CompetitionCaroline's Dairy takes home the Silver Challenge Cup at The National Ice Cream Competition

Having launched in 2008, Caroline’s Dairy produce luxury handmade ice cream and sorbets from their working dairy farm in Sidlesham. The ice cream is made in small batches, using only the milk from their cows which is then combined with carefully sourced ingredients and locally produced fruit to make over 20 delicious flavours of ice cream and five sorbets.

Caroline’s Dairy supplies a range of eateries and retail outlets across the South from local pubs and restaurants to farm shops. They also supply to The South East National Trust and The Southern Co-operative.

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